Pairs at the Pig

January 1, 2012 Webblie 0

The Pairs at the Pig event was well attended – 16 pairs entered which was possibly the highest ever entry.  There were also several spectators adding to the atmosphere. Simon Williams and Gary O’Grady’s games attracted quite a voluble audience, and Mark Bryant had to […]

Round 4 report – from Stewart Reuben

January 1, 2012 Webblie 0

As you can imagine, reports written on New Year’s Eve, in all honesty three hours into 2012, can be a bit disjointed. Anyway, here goes. I asked Glenn Flear after his fourth round win about his loss to 17-year-old Samuel Franklin in round 3. He […]

Round 3 report – from Stewart Reuben

December 31, 2011 Webblie 0

By round 3 we can expect clashes between leading players and we were not to be disappointed. The top 4 boards all featured strong players on 2/2 and Sahiti Lakshmi was the only player from the second fraction to come through to 100%. Deep Sengupta […]

Round 2 report – from Stewart Reuben

December 30, 2011 Webblie 0

Wang Yue v Pavel Simacek – surely 22…e4 allowing Nxd4 made things too comfortable for the Chinese player. The resignation by the Czech – here with two of his pupils the sisters Olsarova – ust a few moves later was perhaps a little premature. Adrien […]

15th Hastings Open Junior Tournament

December 29, 2011 Webblie 0

The 15th Hastings Open Junior Tournament will take place at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Magdalen Road, St.Leonards-on-Sea TN37 6EU [MAP] on Monday 2nd January 2012 – full details can be found at

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