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by Ian McDonald
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: British Over 65 Championship 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2747

Re: British Over 65 Championship 2018

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:17 pm
After 56.Rxg7 Kxg7 57.e6 are any of the plausible moves by the king any better for Black? i.e. 57...Kf8/Kg8/Kh7?

57. ... Kf8 58. Rxf7 wins easily
57. ... Kg8 58. Rg4+ Rg6 59. Qe5 wins
57. ... Kh7 58. Qd3+ Rg6 59. Rxf7+ wins easily (or 58. ... Kg8 59. Rg4+ leads to mate)
by Ian McDonald
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: British Over 65 Championship 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2747

Re: British Over 65 Championship 2018

David Robertson wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:35 pm
Would you care to revisit your post, and perform a little edit. I know it's the Seniors, and all that. But you were playing in Hull not Sheffield
Whoops!
by Ian McDonald
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28586

Re: British Championship 2018

Does anyone know what caused the change to the board two pairing in the last round of the British over 65 Seniors? On Board one Kevin Bowmer 5/6 was paired against Geoff James 5/6. On Board two Oliver Jackson 4.5/6 was due to play Tom Bimpson 4.5/6. When I arrived at the venue Bimpson was shown as ...
by Ian McDonald
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: British Over 65 Championship 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2747

British Over 65 Championship 2018

I don't know if this is the right place to post this but if not I'm sure someone will tell me. Here's a tale from the final round of last week's British Over 65 Championship. Poker players among you might recognise a bad beat story! I arrived at Hull City Hall for my last round game. I'm rated 1726 ...