Category Archives: The Petroff Defence

Horsham Club Championship 2017-18: Mansson – Harbott

Last Tuesday I won my club championship game against Peter Harbott. Look back over the game I was rather lucky. On move 20 I gambled with a risky move that offered a piece for apparently good compensation; fortunately, my opponent … Continue reading

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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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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2016-17: Horsham 1 – Horsham 2

As both the Horsham first and second teams are in the same division of the Mid-Sussex League, their first league fixture of the season is against each other. In previous years, there have been some close encounters, but this year … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2011-12: Mansson – Harbott

Last night I won my semi-final match against Peter Harbott in the club quickplay knockout. It was contested, as usual, over two 10-minutes games, with sudden death if the match is tied 1-1. In the first game, I quickly built … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Championship 2010-11: Mansson – Harbott

The season ended on a disappointing note for me on Tuesday, as I lost my last game in the club championship from a winning position. Peter played the opening rather rashly, but I didn’t analyse the position carefully enough, and … Continue reading

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