Report – 16 October 2015

 

Allegro Tournament

 

Results:

Shane MatherAndrew Robinson ˝

Andrew Mather 2 Adam Morris 0

Joshua Morris 2 John Ryland 0

Tony Morris 2 Metin Ozaslan 0

Martin Laizans 2 James Hiller 0

Brian Willcock 2 John Ryland 0

Andrew Mather 2 Metin Ozaslan 0

 

Tonight’s games saw Andrew Mather remain unbeaten and race to the top of the leader board.

Many match-up ended predictably, but there were a couple of exceptions.

 

Shane and Andrew’s first game was very even and although Andrew had a small edge, a draw was still the most likely outcome when it was agreed (knight plus two pawns each, Andrew’s kink and knight slightly better positioned).

In the second game, Andrew blundered a rook, so Shane coasted to a slow but inevitable win.

 

Tony won both games against higher rated Metin, to achieve two points to lift him up the standings.

 

Metin tried the Polish Opening (1. b4) in the first game against Andrew Mather and was holding his own until the end. In fact, Andrew was just about to lose a piece to a blunder when Metin’s flag fell.

The second game also went Andrew’s way, maintaining his 100% record in the tournament so far.

 

Allegro Tournament 2015: Current standings

All players to play 28 games

No.

NAME

POINTS

PLAYED

1

Andrew Mather

16.0

16

2

Andrew Robinson

13.0

18

3

Joshua Morris

13.0

18

4

Shane Mather

12.5

14

5

Nathan Key

10.5

12

6

Tony Morris

9.5

16

7

Martin Laizans

9.0

16

8

Metin Ozaslan

6.5

12

9

Brian Willcock

5.0

14

10

Joe Curtain

5.0

14

11

Adam Morris

4.0

16

12

James Hiller

2.0

12

13

John Ryland

2.0

18

14

Jim Petrie

0.0

8

15

Nick Petrie

0.0

12

Allegro Tournament 2015 results in detail

 

 

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