Report Ė 27 July 2007

 

One Hour / Maiden Trophy

 

Round 4 result:

Garvin Gray Ĺ Tony Howes Ĺ

 

Round 5 results:

Russell Lyons 1 Nathan Shaw 0

Ray Adams Ĺ Kieran Lyons Ĺ

 

Two draws occurred tonight in the three postponed games that were played tonight. Eight players were in attendance, if you donít include Brian who came to the club solely to pick up a copy of the scoresheet from his famous game last week which will be used as an instructional advice for juniors across the state (this is not made up, itís true!).

 

In the only decisive game, Nathan thought he could counter-attack after Russell had gained the positional ascendancy, however Nathan later said that he was always just one move away from this counter-attack that never happened.

 

Ray offered a draw that was rejected, but then the game became draw-ish and Ray was able to accept Kieranís offer of an armistice. The other game provided an upset of sorts with Garvin achieving a draw against his much higher rated opponent.

 

The outcome of tonightís games is that the top five players all have a realistic chance of winning the tournament.

 

One Hour 2007: Current standings

All players to play 10 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Andrew Robinson

6

7

2

Ray Adams

5

6

3

Russell Lyons

5

6

4

Tony Howes

3.5

5

5

Kieran Lyons

3.5

5

6

Nathan Shaw

2.5

6

7

Greg Colwell

2

5

8

Garvin Gray

1.5

5

9

Brian Willcock

1

5

10

Mark Taylor

0

5

11

John Curran

0

5

One Hour 2007 results in detail

 

 

Odd Knights Tournament

 

One game played: Andrew Robinson 1 John Curran 0.

 

John reached a double rook endgame with a pawn advantage and a clear winning position, but played passively and allowed Andrew to force a win on the back row.

 

Odd knights Tournament 2007: Current standings

All players to play 2 games against each opponent

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Andrew Robinson

2119.0

6

2

Cameron De Vere

1449.0

3

3

John Curran

1333.0

5

4

Ray Adams

1118.5

4

5

John Roper

770.0

3

6

Garvin Gray

726.0

1

7

Ellis Markson

611.0

2

8

Mark Taylor

611.0

2

9

Peter Hiller

389.0

1

10

Mark Borrill

100.0

1

11

Greg Colwell

100.0

1

12

Tom Szekely

100.0

1

13

Other entrants

0.0

0

The Odd Knights zip file contains more detailed results.

 

 

Quote of the night

No quote tonight.

 

 

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