Report 23 August 2002

 

One Hour Tournament 2002

 

Results:

Brian Willcock 0 Peter Hiller 1 (Round 8)

Gabriel Boross 1 Michael Hussey 0 (Round 9)

Harvey Quaresmini 1 Stuart Wilson 0 (Round 9)

James Hiller 0 Doug Foster 1 (Round 9)

John Curran 0 Andrew Robinson 1 (Round 11)

 

The upset of the round saw Peter Hiller firm as favourite to win the Maiden Trophy section of this tournament with a win over Brian Willcock. An error of judgment in the exchanges of moves 16 to 19 saw Brian fall behind a piece. From this disaster he never recovered, finally delivering Peter the match in traditional fashion.

 

Gabriel managed to capitalise on an early piece advantage against Michael to win, although he had to withstand an all-out assault during the middle game. Stuart blundered a knight at move 22 which precipitated an early defeat through the resultant material and positional deficit.

 

James slowly but steadily lost material against Doug until the final checkmate on the back row. After the game the veteran Mr Foster gave young James a lecture on the advantages of remaining poker faced during a game of chess (example - don't grimace and sigh after you have just left a piece en pris!).

 

Andrew maintained a slight but firm advantage throughout the game against John, in terms of material, position, and on time. By the time John got into serious time trouble the game was all but over. However earlier on he may have benefited from less eagerness to exchange pieces when considering the resultant positional problems (example: move 8).

 

Brian Willcock (1195) Peter Hiller (1132)

1 e4 e5, 2 Nf3 d6, 3 d4 Nf6, 4 Nc3 exd4, 5 Nxd4 c5, 6 Nf3 Bg4, 7 Bc4 Be7, 8 Qd3 Bxf3, 9 Qxf3 Nc6, 10 Bb5 Rc8, 11 Bg5 0-0, 12 0-0 a6, 13 Bc4 b5, 14 Bd5 Nd4, 15 Qd1 b4, 16 Ne2? (Bxf6 saves the piece) Nxd5, 17 Nxd4 Bxg5, 18 exd5 cxd4, 19 Qxd4 a5, 20 Rb1 Rxc2, 21 Qd3 Rc8, 22 a3 Rb8, 23 Qb3 Qd7, 24 axb4 Rxb4, 25 Qa3 Qb5, 26 Rfd1 Be7, 27 Ra1 Ra8, 28 Re1 Bf6, 29 Qe3 Bxb2, 30 Qe8+?? Rxe8 white resigns 0-1

 

Gabriel Boross (1344) - Michael Hussey (unrated)

1 d4 Nf6, 2 Nf3 h6, 3 Nbd2 d5, 4 c4 e6, 5 cxd5 exd5, 6 e3 Bb4, 7 Bd3 0-0, 8 0-0 Bg4, 9 Qb3 Nc6, 10 Ne5 Qc8, 11 Nxc6 bxc6, 12 Qxb4 Bh3, 13 Re1 Bxg2, 14 Bf1 Be4, 15 Nxe4 Nxe4, 16 f3 Ng5, 17 Bg2 Qe6, 18 e4 Qg6, 19 Bxg5 Qxg5, 20 exd5 cxd5, 21 Re5 Qf4, 22 Re1 Rb8, 23 Qc3 f5, 24 b3 Rf6, 25 Re8+ Rxe8, 26 Rxe8+ Kh7, 27 Qe3 Qh4, 28 Qf2 Qg5, 29 Re1 Rg6, 30 f4 Qg4, 31 Kh1 h5, 32 Rg1 h4, 33 Bf3 Qxg1+, 34 Qxg1 Rxg1+, 35 Kxg1 c6, 36 Be2 Kg6, 37 Kg2 Kf6, 38 Kh3 g5, 39 fxg5+ Kxg5, 40 Ba6 Kf4, 41 Kxh4 Ke4, 42 Kg3 Kxd4, 43 h4 Ke5, 44 h5 Kf6, 45 Kf4 c5, 46 h6 Kg6, 47 Bd3 Kxh6, 48 Kxf5 Kg7, 49 Ke6 Kf8, 50 Kxd5 Ke7, 51 Kxc5 Kd7, 52 Be4 Kc7, 53 Kb5 Kb8, 54 Ka6 Kc7, 55 Kxa7 (final position: W Ka7 Be4 a2 b3; B Kc7) black resigns 1-0

 

Harvey Quaresmini (1436) - Stuart Wilson (1098)

1 e4 g6, 2 d4 Bg7, 3 f4 d6, 4 Nf3 f5, 5 e5 Nc6, 6 c3 Nh6, 7 Qb3 d5, 8 Ng5 0-0, 9 Bd3 a6, 10 0-0 Na5, 11 Qc2 Bd7, 12 Kh1 e6, 13 Be3 Ng4, 14 Bg1 Bh6, 15 Qd2 Bxg5, 16 fxg5 Nc4, 17 Bxc4 dxc4, 18 h3 h6, 19 gxh6 Qh4, 20 Bf2 Qxh6, 21 Kg1 Qxd2, 22 Nxd2 b5? (Nh6 rescues the knight), 23 hxg4 fxg4, 24 Ne4 Bc6, 25 Nf6+ Kg7, 26 Nxg4 Rf4, 27 Nf6 Rh8, 28 Bg3 Rf5, 29 Rf2 Kh6, 30 Raf1 Kg5, 31 Rf4 (final position: W Kg1 Rf1 Rf4 Bg3 Nf6 a2 b2 c3 d4 e5 g2; B Kg5 Rf5 Rh8 Bc6 a6 b5 c4 c7 e6 g6) black resigns 1-0

 

James Hiller (925) - Doug Foster (1211)

1 e4 d6, 2 d4 Nf6, 3 Nf3 Nxe4, 4 Qe2 d5, 5 Qb5+ c6, 6 Qb3 g6, 7 Bd3 Bf5, 8 0-0 Qc7, 9 g3 Bg7, 10 c3 0-0, 11 Bf4 Qd7, 12 c4 e6, 13 cxd5 exd5, 14 Be5 Nc6, 15 Bb5 a6, 16 Bxc6 Qxc6, 17 Nc3 Nxc3, 18 bxc3 b5, 19 Rac1 Qc4, 20 Qa3 Rfc8, 21 Bd6 a5, 22 Ne5 Bxe5, 23 Bxe5 b4, 24 cxb4 Qxb4, 25 Qf3 Qe7, 26 Rc5 f6, 27 Bf4 e5, 28 Rxd5 exf4, 29 Qxf4 Qe4, 30 Qd6 Rd8, 31 Qc5 Qxd5, 32 Rc1 Qxc5, 33 dxc5 Rac8, 34 c6 Be4, 35 c7 Rd7, 36 Re1 f5, 37 Rc1 Rdxc7, 38 Rxc7 Rxc7, 39 Kf1 Bf3, 40 Ke1 Rd7, 41 h4 Rd1# 0-1

 

John Curran (unrated) - Andrew Robinson (1546)

1 e4 c5, 2 Nc3 Nc6, 3 Nf3 e6, 4 d3 Be7, 5 Be2 d6, 6 0-0 Nf6, 7 Bg5 0-0, 8 Bxf6 Bxf6, 9 a3 a6, 10 Qd2 b5, 11 b4 cxb4, 12 axb4 Nxb4, 13 Rb1 Nc6, 14 d4 Bb7, 15 d5 Ne7, 16 dxe6 fxe6, 17 Bd3 Rc8, 18 Na2 Ng6, 19 Rfe1 Ne5, 20 Nxe5 Bxe5, 21 f3 Qh4, 22 g3 Qf6, 23 Rf1 Bc3, 24 Nxc3 Qxc3, 25 Qxc3 Rxc3, 26 Kg2 d5, 27 exd5 Bxd5, 28 Rb4 Rfc8, 29 Rf2 Bc4, 30 Be4 a5, 31 Rb1 a4, 32 Bd3 Bxd3, 33 cxd3 R8c5, 34 d4 Rd5, 35 Re2 Kf7, 36 Reb2 Rxd4, 37 Rxb5 Rd2+, 38 Kh3 Rxf3, 39 Kg4 Rfd3, 40 Rf1+ Ke7, 41 Rb7+ Rd7, 42 Rxd7 Rxd7, 43 Rf3 Rd5, 44 h4 Ra5, 45 Ra3 Kd6, 46 Kf5 Kc5, 47 Re3 Ra6, 48 Re5+ Kd6, 49 Re2 a3, 50 Rd2+ Kc5, 51 Ra2 Kb4, 52 g4 Kb3, 53 Re2 a2, 54 Re3+ Kc2, 55 Re2+ Kd1, 56 Rxa2 Rxa2, 57 Kg5 Ke2, 58 h5 Kf3, 59 h6 g6, 60 Kf6 Kxg4, 61 Kxe6 Ra5, 62 Kf7 Kh5, 63 Kg7 Ra7+, 64 Kg8 Kxh6 (final position: W Kg8; B Kh6 Ra7 g6 h7) white lost on time 0-1

 

 

One Hour Tournament: Standings at 23 August 2002

All players to play 10 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Andrew Robinson

8

8

2

Gabriel Boross

7

9

3

Harvey Quaresmini

6

7

4

George Flitcroft-Smith

6

8

5

Brian Willcock

4

7

6

Peter Hiller

3

6

7

John Curran

2

9

8

Doug Foster

2

8

9

Michael Hussey

2

8

10

Stuart Wilson

1

9

11

James Hiller

7

 

One Hour tournament 2002 results in detail

 

 

Junior Tournament

 

A junior tournament was held with 15 entries playing in 3 groups.

 

Summary of the results:

Group A: Chris Yu 2, Ben Lazarus 2, Dominic Olm-Milligan 1, Kieran Lyons 0

Group B: Anthony Ji 4, Thomas Robinson 4, Ryan Lyons 4, Ben Nance 1, David Nance 1, Iain Wallace 0

Group C: Charles Fraser 3, Roshan Lyons 3, Jacob Gatt 2, Bernard Wallace 1, Madelaine Wallace 0

 

Full Results of Junior Tournament

 

 

Other chess

No transfer again the Hillers seemed keen, but their enthusiasm was not matched by non-believers such Messrs Willcock & Foster. Andrew focussed on a series of 10 minutes games with Gabby.

 

 

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