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Gibraltar (10) – Vitiugov of Russia wins -

Gibraltar (10) – Vitiugov of Russia wins -

Posted on 31st January 2013

The Tradewise Masters in Gibraltar, one of the largest and best and richest tournaments in Europe, ended tonight with a blitz finish, Vitiugov of Russia beating England’s Short. Nigel tied for first place with M …

Gawain  2  v Stephen 0

Gawain 2 v Stephen 0

Posted on 3rd August 2012

Grandmasters Gordon and Jones, having tied in the championship proper, played two rapidplay games this morning to decide the fate of the title. In an amazing turn-around in game one, Jones fought back – he …

The British is in North Shields 11

The British is in North Shields 11

Posted on 3rd August 2012

Last rounds don’t get any more exciting than today’s! A play-off is scheduled for the morning to decide the title. http://britishchesschampionships.co.uk/ Conquest and Arkell, who has had a goodish last few months, played-on into extra …

The British is in North Shields 10

The British is in North Shields 10

Posted on 2nd August 2012

There was hardly a draw in sight at the British Championships in North Shields and, with one round to go, a clear leader has emerged in Stephen Gordon. Former Champion, Stuart Conquest, did well to …

The British is in North Shields 6

The British is in North Shields 6

Posted on 28th July 2012

At the British on Tyneside, on top board, Jones, having run-out of ‘country moves’ (P-R3 on both wings) beat Turner in a Petroff’s. Holland was too many pawns down to survive long versus Howell. Gordon …