Round 8 report

January 6, 2015 Webblie 0

There were about 108 viewers for the Chris Ward show. That doesn’t seem like very many – and it isn’t. There is a great deal of competition for these spectators at this time of year. That Keith Arkell (European 50+ Champion) and Jonathan Hawkins (British […]

Round 7 report

January 5, 2015 Webblie 0

The game between Mark Hebden and the tournament leader Zhao Jun was a spirited one, but ended in a fair enough draw. Thus the Chinese player remains a point ahead of the field. Maxim Rhodshtein against Keith Arkell. I would have thought 21 Qxc5 would […]

Round 6 report

January 4, 2015 Webblie 0

Since you are reading this, it is obvious I have succeeded in getting an internet connection at my hotel. It wasn’t easy though. I did not have access to Chris Ward’s commentaries. Zhao struck again, this time against Romain Edouard, and now has 6/6. White […]

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