We had lots of wonderful volunteers at the Riviera, which left me free
to be a roving coach. Come and see the Chess Doctor, I said, and he
will find our what's wrong with your chess, and suggest some treatments.
Coaching Programme Summer 2015
Tuesdays 7.30pm Small Bar, Heavitree Social Centre
7th July Opening workshop (move orders in the Accelerated Dragon, home-made openings, suggestions from the floor) http://exeterchessclub.org.uk/content/opening-workshop-2015
14^th July: Passed Pawn Pandemonium http://exeterchessclub.org.uk/content/passed-pawn-pandemonium
21^st July: Tactical knockouts with Tim: http://exeterchessclub.org.uk/content/tims-tactics
28^th July: Blunder-checking http://exeterchessclub.org.uk/content/blunder-proofing-your-game
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
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: