Category Archives: Miscellaneous Queen’s Pawn

Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2016-17: Mansson – Harbott

My Quickplay Knockout Semi-Final against Peter Harbott was a tough encounter. In the first game, he was doing well when he made a horrible blunder, allowing an instant mate. In the second game, he had his chances and in the … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Championship 2016-17: Pavlovic – Mansson

I made an early start to my club championship games this season, but because the game was adjourned and not completed until last Tuesday. I was up against Tim Pavlovic as Black. This time he did not play the King’s … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2013-14: Horsham 1 – Brighton 1

Not long after their most recent McArthur Cup debacle against the same team, Horsham 1 faced Brighton 1 again in the Mid-Sussex League. The match was closer this time, but Horsham still lost 2-3.

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Horsham Club Championship 2012-13: Higgs – Mansson

My Rook game on Tuesday against Anthony Higgs sparked into life after a dull opening led into an equally dull endgame. A risky move by me, followed by a dubious one a few moves later, gave him the chance to … Continue reading

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4NCL Division 2 2012-13: e2e4.org.uk 2 – Oxford 1

The e2e4.org.uk second team got off to a great start in the 4NCL last Saturday, as they scored a 5.5-2.5 win over the higher rated Oxford first team. With a combination of luck and good play, they secured 4 draws … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2012-13: Horsham 1 – Horsham 2

As described in my blog post on the Horsham Chess Club website, Horsham 2 managed to cause an upset in the Mid-Sussex League last night by drawing against Horsham 1.

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2011-12: Mansson – Forster (Part One)

Prior to the champion’s simul last night, Mike Forster and I attempted to play off the Quickplay Knockout Final that was still outstanding. However, as it turned out we won one game apiece in “normal time”, and didn’t have time … Continue reading

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4NCL Division 3 2011-12: e2e4.org.uk 2 – Wessex

Going into the last round, e2e4.org.uk 2 were tied for the lead in Division 3 with Wessex on 16 points. KJCA Kings, AMCA Rhinos and North East England were on 15, while Hackney and Cheddleton 2 were on 14. The … Continue reading

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