Pictures from over the years...

12 September 2021

Guildford Chess Club 125 Years Celebration

Images and notes courtesy of Phil Pinto:

[Left to right: Phil Pinto, Paul Northcott, Ed Blanden WebM...]

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Paul was our D'Artagnan drawing two games. Ed had a stone cold draw against GM Gawain Jones but got suckered into a knight and rook mating net. I had good positions in all three games which were interesting but blundered.

Paul Northcott drew both games he played - with FIDE Master Harry Grieve and International Master Nigel Povah.

An event with 125 boards stretching right down the high street. Congratulations Guildford Chess Club on staging such a great event.


All the masters taking part...

[Back Row: Matthew Wadsworth, Andrew Martin, Harry Grieve, Gawain Jones
Middle Row: Nigel Povah, Alex Golding, Nick Pert
Akshaya Kalaiyalahan, Jessica Mellor - WebM]

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Ex-Emsworth Chess Club player Paul Cooper was assisting IM Matthew Wadsworth. Unfortunately, I only saw that after the event.

Somehow we missed each other, but it was busy!
[Paul Cooper]


04 August 2018

Golders Green Rapidplay Chess

Images and notes courtesy of Mark Davies:

Waiting for the chess to start...

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Beautiful stain glass windows...

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David at the board...

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Feeling happy after winning outright the amateur section of the Golder's Green rapidplay chess.

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