Tag Archives: Adams

London Chess Classic in pictures

London Chess Classic in pictures

Posted on 29th December 2013

British Chess Magazine (together with our erstwhile staff photographer) visited the Fifth London Chess Classic, Olympia, London for the final day. Our thanks go to Malcolm Pein, John Henderson, Nevil Chan and their helpers for …

Developing top-level English chess

Developing top-level English chess

Posted on 16th August 2013

Developing top-level English chess  David Openshaw director.international@englishchess.org.uk I was appointed International Director in November, 2012. My main role is to organise participation in international events such as the Olympiad and the European Team Championships. I …

Michael Adams: The Pride of English Chess

Michael Adams: The Pride of English Chess

Posted on 4th August 2013

Mickey Adams, British No. 1 and England’s best ever player, scored perhaps the greatest success of his life in Dortmund, Germany. Grandmaster Adams, 41, scored 6.5/9, was undefeated and recorded a 2950 performance. ‘Impressive games …

Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden

Posted on 19th February 2013

The first Baden-Baden Chess Classic was sponsored by Herr Grenke, the big wheel in a computer company. Thanks to his generosity a double round all-play-all was held in Baden-Baden, 7th-17th February. Three of the six …

Gibraltar (9) – Three Leaders – but no followers!

Gibraltar (9) – Three Leaders – but no followers!

Posted on 30th January 2013

With so much prize money at stake and only one more round – tomorrow – to go, today’s play was ‘dog eat dog’ not follow-me-leader! N Vitiugov (RUS), M Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) and ND Short (ENG) …