Tag: 4NCL

Team Triumphs

BL1

With team chess in the close season in Germany and the UK I thought I would wrap up the end of the Bundesliga and 4NCL. Both leagues ended happily for my respective teams Grenke Leasing’s Baden-Baden and Wood Green. I had contrasting seasons, several weekends containing only draws in Germany, but a memorable win in…


Nice Technique

It is sometimes said that winning a won game is the hardest thing in chess. Not strictly speaking true but I managed to drum up some support for this theory at the 4NCL and Bundesliga that followed. In the positions below particularly bearing in mind the fairly healthy clock lead in several of them you…


Summer Events

Sorry for the long delay without updates, I will try and wrap up the 4NCL and Gibraltar soon. A quick update to my calandar in the meantime – I will definitely be playing in the British Championships. Also in August, I am playing in the the 1st Metropolitan International in Los Angeles from August 17th…


4NCL 2010 Final Standings

Team Placed Points Wood Green Hilsmark Kingfisher 1 1 13 Pride & Prejudice 2 11 Barbican 4ncl 1 3 10


4NCL 2010 Final Weekend

Round 11 White Rose 1 2317 Pride & Prejudice 2521 (W) Richard Palliser 2435 0-1 Michael Adams 2704 (B) Colin McNab 2468 0 – 1 David Howell 2612 (W) Peter Wells 2492 1/2 – 1/2 John Emms 2484 (B) Simon Buckley 2348 0 – 1 Glenn Flear 2517 (W) Paul Townsend 2222 0- 1 Mark…