Category Archives: Club Quickplay Knockout

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 2018-19: Mansson – Higgs

After winning my third round tie in the Quickplay Knockout, I then, following a brief break, played my semi-final. I was up against Anthony Higgs, and it was a tough match, going to sudden death after the first two games … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2018-19: Mansson – Rogers

As I had a bye in round two, my next tie in the Quickplay Knockout was in round three, where I took on one of our newer members, Joe Rogers. I managed to win the match comfortably 2-0, taking me … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2018-19: Mansson – Barrowclough

I finally played my first round match in the Quickplay Knockout against Richard Barrowclough. I managed to win the first game easily, but the second was a closer affair that ended in a draw. This meant that I won the … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2017-18: Mansson – Higgs

Last night I played Anthony Higgs in the final of the Quickplay Knockout. In order to finish the competition problem, Anthony and Brian Donnelly had arranged to play their Semi-Final, then for me to play the winner all on the … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2017-18: Mansson – Taylor

I was up against Paul Taylor in the semi-final of the Horsham Chess Club Quickplay Knockout. The match was a tough encounter that I could easily have lost, but I managed to prevail in the sudden death playoff game.

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2017-18: Mansson – Comley

My second round match was played on the same night as the first. I was up against Ian Comly and it was a tougher, tenser affair than the first. I managed to win 1.5-0.5, but not without some difficult moments.

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2017-18: Mansson – Helliwell

As is customary, the third weekly meeting of the new season at Horsham Chess Club was taken up by the first couple of rounds of the Quickplay Knockout competition. My first match was against Peter Helliwell, and I managed to … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2016-17: Mansson – Higgs

Last Tuesday I won the final of the Quickplay Knockout against Anthony Higgs. The first game was a draw after we reached an interesting but balanced rook and pawn endgame. The second was a win after another endgame, albeit one … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Quickplay Knockout 2016-17: Mansson – Moorhouse

My third round match in the Quickplay Knockout against Richard Moorhouse saw me win 2-0. The first was a complex battle where White slipped up in a difficult position; the second was a Sicilian where White build up the pressure, … Continue reading

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