Tag Archives: Howell

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), …

Torquay 10

Torquay 10

Posted on 8th August 2013

A penultimate round of contrasts. Short draws: long endings. New faces, yet some reputations – Wells, Flear, Hebden – kept in tact, justifiably so. GMs Emms, Ward and Kosten have gotten a bit unused to …

Torquay 9

Torquay 9

Posted on 7th August 2013

As befits a tournament leader, Howell took his time. Lalic-Hebden was over in 45 minutes, a draw always on the cards if not the charts. Meszaros upset the form book. Zhou out-combined Carr. Tambini beat …

Torquay 8

Torquay 8

Posted on 6th August 2013

Eventually Gordon won – quite impressively – yet Kosten should have converted earlier. Hebden turned the tables. Yang-Fan drew. Hegarty drew praise. Mackle got carried-away and, above all, is Carr staging a last minute dash …

Torquay, 2013

Torquay, 2013

Posted on 28th July 2013

The British Chess Championships open tomorrow in Devon. The Riviera International Centre – once mooted for the European Team Championships – in Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, is the place to be. Over one thousand entries are …