Report 30 October 2009

 

Allegro tournament

 

Results:

Andrew Robinson 1 Ray Adams

Tony Howes 1 Mark Taylor 1

Greg Colwell 1 Gary Sands 1

Nathan Shaw 2 James Hiller 0

Nathan Shaw 1 Ray Adams 1

Tony Howes 2 James Hiller 0

Tony Howes 1 Greg Colwell 0 (one game played Greg white)

Andrew Robinson 2 Mark Taylor 0

 

Eight of the nine entrants played games tonight.

 

In one game, Greg managed to beat Gary in what must surely have been the longest Allegro game ever played at the club. Greg ended up with a bishop and knight and took an age to checkmate (as most of us at the club would have) certainly well in excess of 50 moves were required.

 

Tony and Mark both fell to unexpected checkmates to share the spoils. Tony mated James on the f7 square after about 7 moves in the first game, but James played more strongly in game two to hold the initiative at one stage with a roving queen until coming unstuck.

 

 

Allegro tournament 2009: Current standings

All players to play 16 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Tony Howes

8

9

2

Andrew Robinson

7

8

3

Nathan Shaw

6.5

8

4

Ray Adams

4.5

8

5

Gary Sands

3

10

6

James Hiller

1.5

6

7

Greg Colwell

1

5

8

Mark Taylor

1

8

9

Brian Willcock

0.5

4

Allegro tournament 2009 results in detail

 

 

Quote of the night

No quote.

 

 

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