Tag Archives: McShane

Varsity Match (05/13) by Samuel Franklin

Varsity Match (05/13) by Samuel Franklin

Posted on 11th May 2013

131st Varsity Match Oxford-v-Cambridge My first experience of the Varsity Match was a somewhat mixed affair. On the one hand, it felt special being part of a tradition that dates back to 1873. The conditions …

Game of the Month: January 2013

Game of the Month: January 2013

Posted on 1st January 2013

The January 2013 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, is a Ruy Lopez game featuring a d3 Anti-Marshall variation between Luke McShane and Levon Aronian from round four of the …

Game of the Month (08/12) by David Howell

Game of the Month (08/12) by David Howell

Posted on 25th October 2012

Luke McShane turned in a hugely impressive performance at the Tal Memorial, beating three of the top players in the world. After a slow start, he managed to pick himself up and show that he …

New Grades

New Grades

Posted on 29th July 2012

In time for the British Championships, the new grades are at hand: ECF Grades: Luke McShane 277(+2), Michael Adams 268 (+14), Nigel Short 268 (-), Gawain Jones 261 (+5), David Howell 259 (+8), Nicholas Pert …

The Tal Memorial

The Tal Memorial

Posted on 18th June 2012

The tournament, held in honour of the Latvian World Champion Mikhail Tal, has ended. With everything to play for in the ninth round, which was concluded earlier today, England’s Luke McShane lost to the current …