Report 2 May 2008

 

Flood Cup

 

Result (Round 4):

Brian Willcock 0 Tony Howes 1

 

Results (Round 5):

Tony Howes v Brendan Griffen (to be played May 9)

Andrew Robinson Nathan Shaw

Kieran Lyons 1 Ray Adams 0

Garvin Gray 1 Brian Willcock 0 (played April 25)

Nick Kospartov 0 Greg Colwell 1

Peter Ford 1 Josh Ford 0 (played May 3)

Mark Taylor 0 Russell Lyons 1

John Roper 1 point bye

 

Five games were played tonight and one was played on following Saturday.

 

Tony moved to tournament favourite with his win over Brian who seems to have lost all form. Early into the game he tried a very speculative and overly ambitious attack which resulted in the net loss of a knight and an easy victory for Tony.

 

Andrew had the worst of another draw, this time with Nathan and is on target to beat the draw record in a 7 Round Swiss Flood Cup (presently held by Brian Willcock: 1 win, 4 draws, 2 losses in the 1985 Flood Cup).

 

Nick had an overwhelming positional advantage against Greg but was a piece down. In the end, Greg was just able to hold on and forestall an early checkmate to win by attrition.

 

Mark played another very entertaining game, but again came out on the wrong side in a game that both players had many chances to obtain a decisive advantage.

 

Flood Cup 2008: Current standings

All players to play 7 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Tony Howes

3.5

4

2

Andrew Robinson

3.5

5

3

Kieran Lyons

3.5

5

4

Nathan Shaw

3.5

5

5

Brendan Griffen

3

4

6

Ray Adams

3

5

7

Garvin Gray

3

5

8

Greg Colwell

3

5

9

Peter Ford

3

5

10

Brian Willcock

2

5

11

Nick Kospartov

2

5

12

Russell Lyons

2

5

13

John Roper

2

5

14

Mark Taylor

1

5

15

Josh Ford

1

5

16

James Hiller

0

4

Flood Cup 2008 results in detail

 

 

Quote of the night

No quote tonight.

 

 

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