Category Archives: The King’s Indian Defence

Mid-Sussex League Knockout: Horsham 1 – Lewes 1

Horsham crashed out of the Mid-Sussex League knockout in disasterous style. According to the handicapping rule, we needed to win 4-1. We actually lost 1-4. Things went badly wrong in all games except Lucy’s on bottom board.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2017-18: Horsham 1 – Eastbourne 1

Horsham 1 had a tough match against Eastbourne 1 on Tuesday. The current score is 3-1 to us, with one game outstanding, which means we have won the match, although the remaining game could well be a loss, so the … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: Mansson – Green, BPCF Open Championship Semi-Final Round

The next game I am going to look at is my other King’s Indian from the section, played against G.Green. I was White again and the game followed the same line as my game against M.Ali up to Black’s 12th … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: Mansson – Ali, BPCF Open Championship Semi-Final Round

It was interesting to go back and have a serious look at my game against M.Ali from my first BPCF Open Semi-Final. My memory of it was rather negative, but actually looking at it again, things do not seem quite … Continue reading

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

My other White game in the section was against Fletcher. The was a more successful effort than my game against N.Fallowfield. My opponent followed a line where Petrosian had achieved a quick draw against Szabo as Black, but in fact … Continue reading

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County Match (Open) 2016-17: Sussex – Essex

On Saturday I played in the county match between Sussex and Kent at the familar Kent venue in Wanstead.  Unfortunately, because of a clash with the 4NCL, the Sussex Open team was short of four players and so 4-0 down … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2014-15: Mansson – Nkomo

Last Tuesday saw the opening two rounds of the Horsham Chess Club Quickplay Knockout. As reported in my previous post, I beat Gary Whitmore 2-0 in round one, but my second round encounter against Melusi Nkomo was a tougher match.

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County Match (Open) 2013-14: Sussex – Herts

Last Saturday saw the Sussex Open team score a narrow victory against Herts. We started strongly, racking up a series of wins on the bottom boards, before we were gradually pegged back. In the end, we just held on to … Continue reading

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4NCL Division 1 2012-13: e2e4.org.uk 1 – Warwickshire Select 1

Going into the last weekend of this 4NCL season, e2e4.org.uk 1 was in danger of being relegated from the top division, so we needed some good results over the last three rounds. In round 9, we were up against Warwickshire … Continue reading

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County Match (Open) 2012-13: Sussex – Kent

Last Saturday saw Sussex matched against Kent in the County Open competition. Despite being outgraded by 11 points per board, Sussex put up a good fight. They took an early lead by racking up a series of wins on the … Continue reading

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