Thursday, 29 October 2009

Queen to Play ......

There is a new film on chess to be released soon entitled, Queen to Play. It is a French film with English subtitles. From the trailer, it looks interesting and surely can only be good for the image of chess.

Monday, 26 October 2009

2009 Ryde-Eastwood Classic

The 2009 Ryde-Eastwood Classic will be a 7 round Swiss. The time control is 60 mins plus 10 sec. increment for each move from move 1 (60'+10" Fischer).

The Competition will start at 7.45 pm. However, any member may mutually agree with his/her opponent to begin their game earlier on the night.

If any member would like to play let Les MIKOLAJCZYK know before Wednesday. If any member does not wish to play, please let Les MIKOLAJCZYK know as well.

An interesting Closed Ruy Lopez ...... (and testing new game viewer)

I came across this game from Dennis Monokroussos' blog, The Chess Mind, where he lightly annotated some games from the current European team Championship. This game caught my eye as I have been reading a bit on the Ruy Lopez. With apologies (and thanks) to Dennis Monokroussos, here is the game in playable format with annotations: