Category Archives: The Queen’s Indian Defence

Horsham Club Championship 2017-18: P.Taylor – Mansson

Following my debacle against Ian Comley, it was good to get things back on track in the club championship with a win over Paul Taylor. I was Black in a Queen’s Indian, and the position was roughly level out of … Continue reading

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

I remember being very disppointed with the outcome of my game against G.Cross, and looking back at it now, I think this feeling was justified. Up to my 40th move I had played well in slowly building up my kingside … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Championship 2016-17: Kington – Mansson

After a run of wins in this year’s club championship, I finally drew a game. I was Black against Paul Kington, and the game developed into a fairly normal Hedgehog position. I took the chance to open the position up; … Continue reading

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

Last Saturday, I played for Sussex against Middlesex at Hassocks. In contrast to the first county match of the season, the result was better both for the team and for me personally. Sussex scored a fine 9.5-6.5, which could (as … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: University Team Games

When I started attending Durham University in 1992, I joined the Chess Club straight away, and played for the First Team for all of my three years there. The university entered a couple of teams in the local league, where … Continue reading

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