Monthly Archives: August 2013


Two posts back I said that we were in a lull at the senior level. It seems I spoke too soon, as this month several enterprising players have had a busy tournament schedule outside Ireland. 79 games are available, including: … Continue reading

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34th Capablanca Memorial, Havana 1999

The “Other tournaments” page gives details of tournaments held outside Ireland that involved Irish players. The first on the list was an easy choice, as Hastings 1895 ranks as one of the most famous of all tournaments. But there are … Continue reading

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An Argentine variation

The latest issue (#8) of The New Winawer Report has been posted (along with the games). This one considers a provocative sideline, in which Black adopts an alternative to the usual setup, via 10. … dxc3 and 11. … b6, … Continue reading

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EU Youth Championship 2013

Though there’s a lull in activity at a senior level in the summer, it’s the time when junior chess hits high gear. So many events are scheduled that it’s hard to keep up with them all. The Glorney Cup events … Continue reading

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