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by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Docklands Rapidplay 13 April 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 131

Docklands Rapidplay 13 April 2019

Some pics from last Saturday's event: https://brendanogorman.smugmug.com/Chess/Docklands-Rapidplay-April-2019 The u171 Major Section Results are here: http://chess-results.com/tnr329176.aspx?lan=1 The u131 Minor section results will be posted here: http://chess-results.com/tnr329458.aspx?lan=1 I bel...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 1st Southend Congress Invitational 18-22 April 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1053

Re: 1st Southend Congress Invitational 18-22 April 2019

If you want to check out the regular sections in this congress (open, u1900/u160, u145, u120, u95) try this link http://www.southendchesscongress.org.uk ... 63/mm-se63
by Brendan O'Gorman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2815
Views: 300802

Re: Media comments on chess

Sorry to go off topic, but the BBC's Pidgin site is a bit of a discovery. Some nice descriptions of Brexit, e.g. di Irissh border palava.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019

Nothing to do with me, guv, but for what it's worth here's a list of grades on the Chess Cornwall site: http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/li ... ades.shtml
by Brendan O'Gorman
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019

Fair point - the top section is limited to those graded under 190. I just wanted to emphasise that one didn't need to be Cornish or resident in the county.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019

Formerly a closed event, this congress is now open to all comers . There are three sections: u190, u150 and u110 (includes ungraded novices). It's a long way to Falmouth but, dare I say, a more attractive destination than some other seaside congresses I could mention. Details here: http://www.cornwa...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Ian Wells memories
Replies: 7
Views: 1163

Re: Ian Wells memories

[Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "?"] [Round "?"] [White "?"] [Black "?"] [Result "0-1"] 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.e3 Bb4 5.Qc2 d6 6.a3 Bxc3 7.Qxc3 a5 8.b3 Bg4 9.h3 Bh5 10.d3 Qe7 11.Be2 O-O 12.g4 Bg6 13.Bb2 Nd8 14.Nd2 Ne6 15.O-O-O c5 16.Bf3 Nd7 17.Bxb7 Rab8 18.Bc6 Rfc8 19.Bb5 Nd4 20.exd4 cxd4 21.Qx...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28

Brendan did not survive the appallingly early start needed to get from Woolwich to Kingston in time for the start of round 2. :oops:
by Brendan O'Gorman
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28

Congrats Nick, but your co-winner was Oliver Finnegan.