Monthly Archives: April 2013

The New Winawer Report, issue 4

The fourth issue of The New Winawer Report has been posted: see the tnwr page. This one continues with the main line of the poisoned pawn variation. A game from this year’s Gibraltar Masters, Janev-Quillan, featured 13. Be3. This was … Continue reading

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Jonathan O’Connor awarded CC-IM title

Colm Daly’s galling near-miss of an IM norm last month happened just as I was leaving for a trip to Shanghai–as I left the house I thought he had it in the bag. Disappointing! But that is the way with … Continue reading

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An Armstrong puzzle

Black to play: how do you evaluate the consequences of 19. … f4!? This is from the game Oliver Dunne-Eoghan Casey, Elm Mount v. Gonzaga, Armstrong Cup 1999-2000. (Thanks to Oliver for supplying it.)

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12th Gonzaga Classic 2013: Masters

For some reason I’ve fallen behind in processing tournaments: probably this is because they’re more work than grabbing a game and adding it to the archive. Anyway this year’s Gonzaga Masters has now been added. Winner of the Masters, and … Continue reading

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