Sunday 7 July 2013

County Champs Major Round 3

On Thursday, I was up against Conor Reid in the Major. I had the Black pieces. My final mistake was a schoolboy error - not counting the moves that Conor's king had to make in order to intercept my pawn.

Ray had the White pieces against Kevin Bennett, but lost.

The Grinder had the White Pieces against Guy Closs and was material up. The board, however, was cluttered and John's queen was unable to get back to help repel an attack from Guy.

Meanwhile in the Open, Graham Sharpe was victorious with the White pieces over Graham Booley.

My game against Conor. Another Tarrasch Variation French:

Club night at home on Tuesday.
Our away Harrod Cup fixture is now on the 16th.


Monday 1 July 2013

Indian Summer Chess Tournament

Graham B Reports:
The inaugural Indian Summer tournament was won by Brian Galligan of Syston, with 4.5 out of 5.
There were 12 entries and it was a pleasant few hours chess. 
6 of the entrants were non-club players, but all looked reasonable players and took away details of all the local clubs.
A few casual games took place with spectators and local players who had turned up to give support and help.