Report 22 August 2014

 

Stuart Wilson Trophy

 

Results:

Andrew Mather 1 Marcus Porter 0 from Round 2

Jim Petrie 0 James Hiller 1 from Round 4

Peter Hiller 1 Brian Willcock 0 from Round 8

 

Tonight saw a tussle for first place, and another to avoid last place, but most attention seemed to be focussed on the latter game.

 

Jim played methodically through about the first 15 moves and there was not much to split the players at this stage. But then Jim made a few errors that cost major material which James exploited to win his second consecutive game.

 

Marcus played an adventurous opening (the Dutch Defence) and soon had trouble defending an onslaught against his uncastled king. The game was as good as over when Marcus had to concede a rook to pressure and a marauding queen, but he did manage the unusual feat of his king reaching the sixth rank during the middle game with lots of pieces still on the board, albeit small consolation!

 

Peter managed a win against Brian, which maintained his place in the standings than James.

 

Stuart Wilson Trophy 2014: Current standings

All players to play 7 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Andrew Mather

9.0

9

2

Andrew Robinson

8.0

9

3

Marcus Porter

7.0

8

4

Martin Laizans

6.0

10

5

Warren Mayocchi

5.5

10

6

Tony Morris

3.0

7

7

Joshua Morris

3.0

8

8

Brian Willcock

3.0

9

9

Peter Hiller

3.0

9

10

James Hiller

2.5

6

11

John Ryland

2.0

10

12

Jim Petrie

0.0

9

Stuart Wilson Trophy 2014 results in detail

 

 

 

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