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Spring Competition Results Round 1

April 20th, 2013

Before last Thursday meeting ended in a dynamic transfer chess festivity, the spring competition had yielded its first results from round 1. Both Jonathan and Bryant secured their first win against Franz and Max respectively and Ian shared half a point with Sophie upon stalemating her.

 

Round 1 Intermediate Chess Group Caissa

Round 1 Intermediate Chess Group Caissa

 

On Saturday we welcomed another new member in the Beginners group, James Gui, who already played for Discovery College in the inter-school championship earlier this year and as P1 student scored a good 2 points. James, Kian and Kaya¬†focused¬†on check mate puzzles whereas Mikael, Mohamed and Kaiden played games, with, and equally distracted by, clocks…

In the Intermediate Group on Saturday the 2 games that were adjourned last week were finished with Bryant defeating Mei Jing and Wilson scoring the full point against Chor Wei.

 

Round 1 Advanced Chess Group Caissa

Round 1 Advanced Chess Group Caissa

 

Before the competition though, following knight composition was topic of our study. We now know how white to move can draw. Right?

 

White to move draws (N. Grigoriev 1938)

White to move draws (N. Grigoriev 1938)

 

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