Report – 17 August 2012

 

Stuart Wilson Trophy

 

Round 8 results:

Greg Colwell v Brian Willcock – postponed

James Hiller 0 Martin Laizans 1

Jim Petrie ˝ Andrew Mather ˝ (played July 13)

John Ryland 0 Tony Howes 1

Andrew Robinson – BYE

 

Tony Howes won the Stuart Wilson Trophy for a record fourth time.

Several players had won the tournament three times, but no one had managed four wins previously.

 

Tony’s win was rather unspectacular and relied on a material advantage at the end rather than a superb position.

However John had played well to bring it to this stage, continuing his good interclub form.

 

The other game played started quite late, after 9pm, and only due to the generosity of Martin who allowed it to go ahead.

James played solidly in the opening and held his own for the first 30 minutes.

Then tiredness crept in, and James played a couple of moves that resulted in haemorrhaging of material, and early resignation.

 

The match between Greg and Brian has been postponed to August 31.

 

Scenario: Maiden Trophy

Players marked 'X' in the table below are eligible. Still three players (currently ranked 4-6) are in with a chance.

Important matches to be played:

 Aug 24: Andrew Mather – John Ryland

 Aug 24: Martin Laizans – Jim Petrie

 

 

Stuart Wilson Trophy 2012: Current standings

All players to play 8 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Tony Howes

7

8

2

Andrew Robinson

5.5

7

3

Greg Colwell

4

6

4 X

Martin Laizans

4

7

5 X

Andrew Mather

4

7

6 X

Jim Petrie

3.5

7

7

Brian Willcock

2

6

8 X

John Ryland

1

7

9 X

James Hiller

0

7

Stuart Wilson Trophy 2012 results in detail

 

Quote of the night

“I think I’ll go home and kick the cat” – Martin with his familiar refrain

 

 

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