Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Alekhine (or Maróczy) Gambit Accepted–Modern Version

Issue 12 of The New Winawer Report has now been posted on the Winawer page. It continues the discussion in last month’s issue of the gambit lines in the Alekhine (or Maróczy) Gambit. This month starts from the diagrammed position, … Continue reading

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A MacGuffin, a play-off and a foreshadowing

On the 28th November Edward Winter’s Chess Notes ran a story about a chessplayer called Aaron Sayers who had fallen on hard times and run into a bit of trouble with the law. Mr Winter quoted from the April 1928 edition … Continue reading

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Rendle-Crichton, Hillingdon League 2011-12

Martin Crichton sends in several games for the archive. The first, Rendle-Crichton, Hillingdon League 2011-12, has some interesting background. In Martin’s words (slightly modified to fit the blog format): “I went into semi retirement from chess in mid 2010 (my … Continue reading

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Monthly update, November 2013

November saw 190 games added to the games archive, of which 90 were from the 2004 Irish championship, and the remaining 100 from a variety of tournaments (number of games in parentheses): Irish Championship 1950 (3) Irish Championship 1971 (1) … Continue reading

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