If you have not already done so, check out the Winning Move problem in the previous blog before reading this. The solution is at the end of this blog.
Graham B Reports
No comment!! bad night all round except for Pete.
|31 Jan||Heathcote Arms 1||v||Braunstone 2|
|2 - 3|
|1||B||181||Sharpe, Graham||½ - ½||Salisbury, Michael||167|
|2||W||173||Ganger, Rajan||0 - 1||Colburn, Paul||155|
|3||B||159||Cowley, Michael||0 - 1||Sandrovitch, David||144|
|4||W||147||Booley, Graham||½ - ½||Wells, Jeremy||143|
|5||B||149||Harrison, Peter||1 - 0||Robinson, Anthony||135|
Haka Dave was right to chicken out of playing board 1. This was a strong Syston 3 team.
I was lucky to get out with a draw. Michael was last to finish. We continue to improve.
|31 Jan||Heathcote Arms 3||v||Syston 3|
|½ - 3½|
|1||B||118||Ross, Colin||½ - ½||Cresswell, Peter||107|
|2||W||60||Milner, Gordon||0 - 1||Leonard, John||108|
|3||B||50||Sanders, Gary||0 - 1||Hollingworth, Stuart||101|
|4||W||36||Bubb, Michael||0 - 1||Agger, Reg||86|
HA2 play at home against Market Harborough on Tuesday 9th.
The Syston 4 Vs HA3 match has been postponed to Tuesday 28th February - so let's support HA2 and have a club night.
HA1 play away against Ashby 2 on Thursday 9th February.
After 19. Rg3! , everything is forced. 19... Nxg3, 20. Bxh7+ Kh8, 21. Bg6+ Kg8, 22. Qh7+ Kf8, 23 Qxd7#
Well done everyone,