Category Archives: The Reti Opening

Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2018-19: Mansson – Donnelly

Last Tuesday, I played the final of the Quickplay Knockout against Brian Donnelly.

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2016-17: Mansson – Waddingham

The first couple of rounds of the Horsham Chess Club Quickplay Knockout were played on the 20th September. It has become customary to play the first two rounds like this en masses to ensure that the competition gets moving. I … Continue reading

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4NCL Division 3 2013-14: e2e4.org.uk 3 – North East England 1

In the first game of the final 4NCL weekend of the season, I found myself in the third team, albeit on board one. This meant that I was faced with a much stronger opponent that usual, in the form of … Continue reading

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4NCL Division 2 2012-13: e2e4.org.uk 2 – Anglian Avengers 1

The most recent 4NCL weekend was overshadowed by the sad news of Richard Almond’s sudden death aged only 46. He was a stalwart of Hastings and Sussex chess, and a regular competitor at the 4NCL. He will be missed.

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Horsham Club Championship 2012-13: Comley – Mansson

Last night I played my first Rook (Club Championship) game of the season. I was Black against Ian Comley. Ian played the opening weakly and soon ended up in an inferior position. This was surprising as he had played the … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2011-12: Mansson – Forster (Part One)

Prior to the champion’s simul last night, Mike Forster and I attempted to play off the Quickplay Knockout Final that was still outstanding. However, as it turned out we won one game apiece in “normal time”, and didn’t have time … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Championship 2010-11: Comley – Mansson

Last night I played yet another club championship game, against Ian Comley. I usually manage to win against Ian, although this time he managed to hold out for a draw.

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