Tim Wall and Yichen Han at The 126th. Scottish Chess Championships – 2019

Tim Wall and Yichen Han both competed in the Scottish Chess Championships at Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh between Saturday 6th and Sunday 14th July 2019. Tim was joint 3rd with 6½/9 and Yichen scored 5/9. Full results can be found at http://www.chess-results.com


Tim’s win in round 4 against FM Alexandru-Bogdan Banzea from Romania (2405)

White: Alexandru-Bogdan Banzea
Black: Tim Wall
Two knights defence


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 Be7 5.O-O O-O 6.Re1 d6 7.a4 Kh8 8.h3 Ng8 9.Nc3 f5 10.Nd5 Bf6 11.exf5 Bxf5 12.c3 Qd7 13.d4 e4 14.Nh2 Rae8 15.Ng4 Bh4 16.Be3 Nce7 17.Nxe7 Nxe7 18.b4 Ng6 19.Ra2 d5 20.Bf1 c6 21.b5 Bd8 22.bxc6 bxc6 23.Bc1 Bc7 24.Ba3 Rf7 25.c4 Rb8 26.Bc5 Bf4 27.Ne3 Be6 28.cxd5 cxd5 29.a5 Nh4 30.Ree2 Qd8 31.Kh1 Qg5 32.Reb2 h6 33.Rxb8+ Bxb8 34.Ng4 Bxg4 35.Qxg4 Qc1 36.Kg1 Nf5 37.Qg6 Ne3 38.Qa6 Nxf1 39.Qc8+ Kh7 40.Qxb8 Nd2+ 41.Kh2 Rxf2 0-1