Category Archives: The Caro-Kann Defence

Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Brighton 2

Last Tuesday, Horsham 1 scored a 4.5-0.5 win over Brighton 2. My game against Joe Everett was a comprehensive victory in 26 moves; after missing his chance on move 12, my opponent’s position rapidly went downhill.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2012-13: Horsham 1 – St Francis and Haywards Heath 1

Horsham 1’s match against St Francis and Haywards Heath 1 was finally resolved as a draw, after results were agreed in the unfinished games. A full account of the match can be found on the Horsham Chess Club website here.

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1 Nf3 repertoire: The Symmetrical English with 2…Nc6

One of Black’s trickier move orders in the Symmetrical English is 1 Nf3 c5 2 c4 Nc6. Here Black creates the possibility of …e5, hoping to establish a strong position in the centre. White needs to decide how to confront … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2010-11: Mansson – Taylor

Following my brief encounter against John Cannon, I took the chance to play my Quickplay Knockout match against Paul Taylor. A couple of complex games saw me progress further.

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