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by Jon Mahony
Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: 1 d4 d6 2 Nf3 Bg4
Replies: 48
Views: 11532

Re: 1 d4 d6 2 Nf3 Bg4

Can I just say that Andrew Martin's Czech DVD has been disrespected on here as "not one of his best efforts" Which to say you don't have a clue really doesnt quite cut it, that DVD is great for teaching the czech pirc. It goes in to nearly every sub-line of the opening. Its the best material on the...
by Jon Mahony
Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: 1 d4 d6 2 Nf3 Bg4
Replies: 48
Views: 11532

Re: 1 d4 d6 2 Nf3 Bg4

IM Andrew Martin does refer to this as the Wade Defence, on his DVD on the Czech Pirc (not one of his best efforts – he compleatly misses out the fact that White can play an early h6, stopping several of his reccomended lines!) but I think I’ve only seen one or two games where Bob actually playe...
by Jon Mahony
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Scoresheet books
Replies: 65
Views: 4432

Re: Scoresheet books

I tend have a pint or two at the board on the Friday night of a Congress, helps me relax. As long as you don’t get drunk I don’t see a problem with it – as a smoker I tend to feel guiltier about nipping out for a cig mid-game and coming back stinking of it. At last year’s Scarborough Congres...
by Jon Mahony
Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fischer auction
Replies: 3
Views: 968

Re: Fischer auction

Yeah, there was some interesting stuff there too, particularly the original manuscript of ‘My 60 Memorable Games’ and a huge collection of rare Chess books. I wonder what happened to his famous red dossier on all known Spassky games, prepared for him by Bob Wade - it didn’t seem to be among th...
by Jon Mahony
Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:30 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Manchester Summer Congress Friday 3 - Sunday 5 July 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 877

Re: Manchester Summer Congress Friday 3 - Sunday 5 July 2009

Yeah I’m off to this, getting my cheque in the post tomorrow :)