Tag Archives: Arkell

Torquay 11

Torquay 11

Posted on 10th August 2013

With Howell winner but not yet crowned, the last round was spent wondering what prizes remained for the pointless and how many draws make eight or even seven. D Howell (9) draw G Jones (7.5), …

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round 7

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round 7

Posted on 6th August 2013

The round seven game of the day from Torquay chosen by the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features the Nimzo-Indian Defence. This game was played between GM Peter Wells and GM Keith Arkell. The game …

Torquay 7

Torquay 7

Posted on 5th August 2013

A black day for the Whites here on the Devon coast. D Howell (5.5) draw M Hebden (5), Hungarian Defence; S Gordon (5) 0-1 S Williams (4.5), KID 6.h3; J Hawkins (4.5) 0-1 A Ghasi …

Torquay 6

Torquay 6

Posted on 3rd August 2013

A slowing of the pace in round six of the British Chess Championships in Torquay. The defending champion, for example, has drawn four of his first week games and several of his rivals, for example …

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round three

Andrew Martin’s Torquay game of the day: round three

Posted on 1st August 2013

The round three game of the day from Torquay chosen by the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features an offbeat take on the rare Keres Defence with an early …f5. It is instructive to see …