Games 2016


How to (try to) beat a Grandmaster
02/03/2014 N Short vs T Booth 1-0

The King's Gambit is not dead
23/09/2015 P Spiller vs M Schemin 1-0

Don't forget to guard your king
04/12/2015 V Topalov vs A Giri 0-1

Simultaneous exhibition by GM Nigel Short 2684. Board 1. Daniel Gong 2055, 2. Bob Gibbons 2003, 3. Stan Yee 1975, 4. Paul Spiller 1917, 5. Tony Booth 1766, 6. Barry Hooton 1593, 7. Ken Burgess 1580, 8. Aaron Wang 1576, 9. Oliver Picken 1501, 10. Luisa Restrepo 1400, 11. Oliver Dai 1231, 12. John McRae 1153, 13. Ray Coventry unr, 14. Thomas Zheng unr, 15. Ying Wang unr, 16. Pauline Thomas unr. Result 16-0 to GM Nigel Short.

The Nf5 sacrifice meets the Rxc3 sacrifice
14/01/2016 N Short vs D Gong 1-0

Don't move pieces backwards
14/01/2016 N Short vs S Yee 1-0

Pawn storm gone wrong
14/01/2016 N Short vs P Spiller 1-0

The safe opening
14/01/2016 N Short vs B Hooton 1-0

Faulty analysis
14/01/2016 N Short vs O Dai 1-0

Look out for the fork
14/01/2016 N Short vs R Coventry 1-0

Too much theory?
20/04/2016 D Gong vs K McCarthy 1-0

Bullet proof pieces
28/05/2016 A Fier vs D Navara 1/2-1/2

Interclub A Grade Round 1
08/05/2016 Interclub A Grade Round 1

The Longest Game - Club Champs Round 2
19/07/2016 L Hackney vs P Spiller 0-1

Boring but Solid - Jenkins Trophy
28/09/2016 T Carpinter vs B Lim 0-1

To Attack or Not - Jenkins Trophy
28/09/2016 S Yee vs P Stuart 1/2-1/2

The Wild Dutchman - Jenkins Trophy
28/09/2016 A Krstev vs P Spiller 1/2-1/2












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