Saturday, July 31, 2010

British Chess Championship 2010

The British 2010 championships began on 26th July (Monday) at Canterbury, Kent. It is organized by English Chess Federation and concludes on August 7th.

More than 800 players are participating in various categories. The Senior group has top seed Mickey Adams (FIDE 2706) with 77 other strong players in this 7 round tournament.

After 4 rounds, Adams leads the table with 4 points. The games are transmitted live on the Internet, starting at 6.45 PM India time.

Click here for the official website for this championship

Check the below game in which Adams crushed Eames.
WHITE: Robert Eames (2287)
BLACK: Michael Adams (2706)
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 d5 4.Bxd5 Nf6 5.Nf3 Nxd5 6.exd5 Qxd5 7.Nc3 Qf5 8.0-0 Nc6 9.d4 Be6 10.Ne2 g5 11.b3 0-0-0 12.Bb2 Bg7 13.c4 g4 14.Ne1 f3 15.gxf3 Rhg8 16.f4 g3 17.Nf3 gxh2+ 18.Kh1 Bf6 19.Qd2 Qg4 20.Rf2 Bf5 21.Qe3 Nb4

Click here for live webcast of the games
Click here to view the latest standings
and pairings

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