At King’s School, Gloucester, Whitsun Bank Holiday, 23rd – 25th May 2015
Exeter Juniors 1-3 Exeter School 22nd May 2015
default 0-1 Leif HAFSTAD
Ethan HWANG 1-0 Henry COLEMAN
Felix WATTS 0-1 Redmond COLEMAN
Ned RICHARDS 0-1 Nick ARMSTRONG
In a close match, where many of the players relied for support on a
mysterious brown elixir, the visiting team had an early boost when the
home team top board didn't arrive.
It looked as though the home team was going to score a rapid equaliser
when a mate-in-one appeared on board 3, but the opportunity passed by.
The material balance wobbled several times before Redmond found a
I hope your school runs a Chess Challenge competition this Spring, and I hope you qualify! But if one of those things is not true, there is always the...
LAST CHANCE SALOON
UK Schools Chess Challenge
9:30am Saturday 2nd May 2015 at Kenn Centre, KENNFORD, EX4 1JT
ENTRY FEE £10.00 (please make cheques payable to DJCA)
Exeter 2-6 Tiverton, Peter Rooke Final
1 Simon WATERS (165) [B] - Mike Richardt (184) [W]
2 Andy FRANGLETON (151) [W] - Brian HEWSON (174) [B]
3 Sean POPE (144) 1/2-1/2 Ivor ANNETTS (162)
4 Piet DOBBER (138) 0-1 Keith ATKINS (157)
5 Jonathan WALEY (135) 0-1 Jon DUCKHAM (152)
6 Will MARJORAM (132) 0-1 Stephen THORPE-TRACEY (104)
7 Eddy PALMER (131) 1/2-1/2 Joe FLANAGAN (99)
8 Reece WHITTINGTON (124) 0-1 Gregor FOTHERINGHAM (70E)
Exeter 2-6 Tiverton
Tiverton established an early lead in the middle order, and some
[White "Coleman, Henry"]
[Black "Wallman, James"]
ignoring your opponent's threats!Here's a simple example:
Black went ahead with their plan to gobble the c-pawn: 15...Nxc2??
U14 Training Day 14th February 2015
Thanks to everyone who came yesterday and made such a good effort.
The slideshow I used is attached for you to download.
The free book and database is here:
The software you need for different systems to read the database is linked here:
1 Waters, Simon (B) 1/2-1/2 Brooks, Paul (W)
2 Frangleton, Andy (W) 0-1 Hui, M (B)
3 Pope, Sean 1/2-1/2 Kinder, Andrew
4 Dobber, Piet 1-0 Taylor, Wiilf
5 Waley, Jonathan 1/2-1/2 Ramesh, Vignesh
6 Marjoram, Will 1/2-1/2 Allen, John
7 Palmer, Eddy 1/2-1/2 Barber-Lafon, Jacquie
8 Whittington, Reece 1-0 Narayanan, Nandaja 4.5-3.5
We welcome to the club a bunch of new members, among whom is Ian
Simpson, who comes to give us better weather, or, at least, better
Ian is a big gambit fan and is looking forward to the Rex Willis
Memorial Gambit Blitz Tournament in the Spring.
Ian has his own website which discusses lots of gambit lines:
Looks good! And essential revision material for the Rex Willis event...