Archive for Month: July 2017
Delancey UK Chess Challenge: Northern Gigafinal 2017
Northern Gigafinal: Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th July 2017 in Manchester Under 9 Boys winner Yichen Han (6/6). Under 15 Boys winner Zheming Zhang (5.5/6).
Puzzles A and B
Puzzle 1 Easy White to play has several good moves. Which is the best? Puzzle 2 Harder White to play has a very good position. How can he make it even better? Try to work out White and Black’s next two moves each.
Forest Hall Junior Chess Club
Details about the Junior Chess Club. Forest Hall Junior Chess Club meets on Friday nights from 5-15 pm to 7 pm in Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute at 26 Crescent Way, Forest Hall, NE12 9AR. The club is normally referred to as the Legion by local people. The chess club meets […]
Evening Chronicle Article 2
The major event in the British Chess Calendar each year is the British Chess Championship. This first started in 1904, taking over from a more erratic series of events dating back into the 1880’s. It has happened almost every year since, excepting the war years and a small number of […]
Evening Chronicle Article 1
Teenage Tactics There is a lot of debate in chess circles about the relative merits of a tactical versus a strategical approach to the game. Some would describe it as a trappy versus a more deep thoughtful method. At the highest level Tal, Kasparov and Carlsen are viewed as […]