There is a free version of ChessBase's Fritz programme available:
Once you have saved one or a bunch of games, you might want to send them to someone. This is how:
I hope you have all had a good summer and that any and all tests or exams went well.
The first club night of the new season will be on Friday 16th September 2011 as I'll be away playing chess the previous week.
The Heavitree club doesn't have a membership fee if you're under 14, so I'll run this year again without a subscription. Please note that all matches will still be charged a £1 board fee for refreshments or petrol.
Keep an eye on our website at www.exeterchessclub.org.uk; junior news is listed on the front page
[Event "Bygger'n Masters"]
[White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"]
[Black "Time, Jonathan"]
1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. d4 c5 6. dxc5 Nc6 7. Bf4 Bxc5 8.
Bd3 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. Qe2 O-O 11. O-O-O a6 12. Rhe1 b5 13. Ne5 Nd4 14. Qd2
Qa5 15. Be3 b4 16. Nb1 Nf5 17. Bxc5 Qxc5 18. Bxf5 exf5 19. Nd3 Qd6 20. Qxb4
Qxh2 21. Nf4 a5 22. Qd4 Qh6 23. Nc3 Bb7 24. Re7 Ne4 25. Kb1 Bc6 26. Ncxd5 Rad8
Just been to see Bobby Fischer Against the World at the Exeter PictureHouse.
Lots to say about it (I'm a Fischer nut, but there were loads of stills I hadn't seen, and live footage) but I mentioned one error I thought I noticed:
The breakthrough Game 3 of Spassky-Fischer was indeed notable for its unusual opening play by Fischer, but it was a defence he had played before, contrary to what I think people were saying in the film.
[Site "Palma de Mallorca"]
Charlie KeenI don't have notes but I do have this very nifty slideshow.
I can't show you the square, because it's not on the usual 8x8 grid system, but I can show you that it is there.
Half-term seems to have come upon us very suddenly! We normally shut the club for the summer at the May half-term, as attendance drops off so quickly when Summer arrives. So the last club night of this season will be Friday May 27th.
We might have a chat on Friday about what you might want to happen next season – more matches? fewer matches? some more coaching?
The first club night of the new season will be on Friday 16th September 2011. I'll write to you all in September to confirm this.