Category Archives: The Benko Opening

Blast from the Past: Lucas – Mansson, BPCF Open Championship Preliminary Round

My Black game against K.Lucas was marred by my opponents blunder of a piece on move 15, after which the result was never in doubt. At the point he blundered, Black was attempting to build an attack on the kingside, … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2014-15: Mansson – Whitmore

Last Tuesday was the designated club night for rounds 1 and 2 of the quickplay knockout. I was paired against Gary Whitmore in round 1, and managed to win both our 15 minute games with relative ease. The first saw … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Knockout Plate 2012-13: Forster – Mansson

As I was defeated in round one of the main knockout, I ended up in round two of the plate competition, along with all the other first round losers. I was paired against Matthew Forster, one of the club’s most … Continue reading

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