Friday, 28 November 2014

Aigburth 2 - Wallasey

This game was played against Aigburth 2 against Graham Lilley.
Wallasey drew the match 4-4

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Atticus 2 - Wallasey

This game was played on board 1 of the Atticus 2 against Wallasey, Merseyside Chess League

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Wallasey versus Atticus 1

This game was played on Board 1 of the Wallasey versus Atticus 1 Merseyside League Match against FM David Lawson.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Widnes - Wallasey

This was played on Board 1 of the Widnes - Wallasey Merseyside League Match

Monday, 1 September 2014

Leyland Open

This was played in Round 5 of the Leyland Open

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Leyland Open Round 4

This game was played against John Wareing.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Leyland Open Round 3

This game was against Julie van Kemenade.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Leyland Open Round 2

This game against Mike Surtees was played in Round 2 of the 2014 Leyland Open.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Leyland Open Round 1

This game was played in Round 1 of the Leyland Open

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Aigburth Open Round 8

This was the final game of the Summer 2014 Aigburth Open
I finished on 6 out of 8, which included a half-point bye.
So my grading performance was 7 times 197

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Aigburth Open Round 7

This game was played in Round 7 of the Aigburth Open
I now have 5.5/7 , the same as Roger Williamson

Monday, 11 August 2014

Atticus Open Final Round

I finished second in the Atticus 2014 Summer Open, behind FM David Lawson

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Aigburth Open Round 6

This game was played in Round 6 of the Aigburth 2014 Summer Open Championship.
Roger Williamson and I are leading with 4.5 out of 6

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Atticus Open Round 8

This game was played in Round 8 of the Atticus 2014 Open Championship

Aigburth Open Round 5

This was Round 5 of the 2014 Summer Aigburth Open

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Aigburth Open Round 4

This game was played in Round 4 of the 2014 Aigburth Summer Open

Monday, 21 July 2014

Atticus Open Round 7

This game was played in Round 7 of the 2014 Summer Atticus Open Championship

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Aigburth Open Round 3

This game was played in Round 3 of the 2014 Aigburth Open Championship.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Atticus Open Round 6

This game was played in Round 6 of the Atticus Summer 2014 Open Championship.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Aigburth Open Round 2

The following game was played in round 2 of the 2014 Aigburth Chess Club Open Championship.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Atticus Open Round 5

This game was played in Round 5 of the 2014 Summer Atticus Open Championship.
I managed to avoid big blunders in this game.

Friday, 4 July 2014

Atticus Open Round 4

The following game was played in Round 4 of the Atticus Open.
It was only recorded up to move 39.
Even at move 39 , e3 gave me very good drawing chances.
37... Kf7 won.
32....Nxe3 33 Qxe3 Qc2 won easily.
33... Bxg4 won easily.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Heywood Open Round 5

This game was played in the final round of the 2014 Heywood Open. Notice the awful blunder 20 a3

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Heywood Open Round 4

This game was played in Round 4 of the 2014 Heywood Open
Note the horrible blunder 21...e5 allowing Nd7.

Monday, 23 June 2014

Heywood Open Round 2

This game was played in Round 2 of the 2014 Heywood Open.
Note the horrific blunder 21 Ne6?? A truly terrible move.

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Heywood Open Round One

The game was played in round one of the 2014 Heywood Open against Chris Doran of Chester

Monday, 9 June 2014

Atticus Open Championship Round 3

The following rather badly played game was in the third round of the Atticus Summer 2014 Open Championship

Monday, 2 June 2014

Atticus Open Championship Round 2

The following game was played in the second round of the summer 2014 Atticus Open Championship.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Wallasey - Atticus 2 10th April 2014

The following exciting game against Steve Kee was played in the Wallasey - Atticus 2 match
UG S Carr 0.5 0.5 S Kee 191
163 M Coffey 0.5 0.5 A Stancak 186
167 G Hughes 0 1 D Odunaiya 183
153 P Brine 0 1 T Bimpson 180
153 EA Taylor 0 1 D Stuttard 155
157 S Smiley 1 0 N Suttie 148
136 M Spriggs 0.5 0.5 S Burge 135
141 K Jones 1 0 S Philp 121

Friday, 28 March 2014

Wallasey - Atticus 1 27th March 2014

The following game was played against FM David Lawson (2227) on Board 1 of the Merseyside League for Wallasey against Atticus 1

I missed 41... cxb5 42 axb5 b6 which would have given good drawing chances.

Wallasey won the match 4.5-3.5 , an excellent result. Congratulations to my team mates for their excellent performance in that match.

UG Steve Carr 0 1 Dave Lawson 206

186 Phil Davies 0 1 John Redmond 198

163 Mike Coffey 0 1 Dave James 193

167 Greg Hughes 1 0 Nick Wall 162

165 Nick Martin 1 0 Brian Ewart 159

144 Jeff Povall 1 0 John Lambert 140

153 Eddie Taylor ½ ½ Nigel Hobro 132

157 Stuart Smiley 1 0 Sanjoy Banerjee 114

The game was recorded until I had 1 minute left and Dave Lawson had 2 minutes left.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Almost 6000

So I have now done 6000 combinations using the Woodpecker method recommended by Axel Smith in his book 'Pump Up Your Rating'