A game for everybody - age extremes

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Andrew Zigmond
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A game for everybody - age extremes

Post by Andrew Zigmond » Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:58 pm

For as long as anybody can remember (certainly since the 1970s) my club has run a handicap knockout every year with odds determined by the grading gap. Last year the final was contested by a 79 year old and a 83 year old with age trumping youth on that occasion. This year the final will be between a 12 year old and a 13 year old.

I'm sure other clubs have similar stories to tell ...
Controller - Yorkshire League
Chairman - Harrogate Chess Club
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