Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hebden-Lalić, Bunratty blitz final 2014

It isn’t often that we have access to full blitz games, but the final of this year’s Bunratty Blitz tournament is an exception: Damien Cunningham at Ballynafeigh Chess put togther an excellent video, from which it’s possible to reconstruct the … Continue reading

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Joe Noone, David Denny

The answers to Thursday’s puzzle are Joe Noone (Player A) and David Denny (Player B). The original source is David Denny’s Flickr account. The players, from left to right, are Joe Noone, Martin O’Neill, David Denny, Brendan Bartley, Tom McHugh, … Continue reading

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This photo shows the Ballyfermot team that won the national Community Games championship in 1970. (Click on the picture for a larger version.) One player in this picture (call him Player A) was later a Leinster champion. He’s still playing, … Continue reading

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Pickett’s Charge

The latest issue of The New Winawer Report has been posted on the Winawer page. This deals with a side line in the Poisoned Pawn, which was the subject of new analysis in Emanuel Berg’s new volume on the 7 … Continue reading

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