Book Prize Tournament Round 8 Starts

Round 8 of the Book Prize Tournament 2021-2 starts, as organiser Peter Przybycin announces the player pairings for the Round.

Small Indian marble chess set

Just one Book Prize Tournament game was played this week:

Mike Henbury 1 Dick Meredith 0

Current scores:

Major section:

  • Keith Gregory 6/6
  • Graham Stuart 4.5/6
  • Mike Henbury 4/7
  • Sam Murphy 3.5/7
  • Eric Jones 3/5
  • Manoj Chandar 3/7
  • Keven Lamb 2.5/6
  • Peter Przybycin 2/6
  • Rob Sims 2/7
  • Dick Meredith 1.5/7

Minor Section:

  • Nobby George 7/7
  • Maha Chandar 6/7
  • John Kooner 5/7
  • Steve Saunders 5/7
  • Rob Strachan 4/6
  • Ian Parker 2.5/7
  • Geoff Parish 2/7
  • Lee Mundy 1.5/6
  • Rose Saunders 1/7
  • Steve Dunleavy 0/7
Nobby George v Maha Chandar in the Book Prize Tournament 2021-2, Round 7.
Nobby George v Maha Chandar in their key match in Round 7.

Nobby beat Maha (who ran out of time in a winning position) to take control of the Minor section. He now needs just one more point to clinch the book prize.

Book Prize Round 8 Pairings

Minor:

  • Rose Saunders v Steve Dunleavy
  • Geoff Parish v Ian Parker
  • Steve Saunders v Rob Strachan
  • Nobby George v Lee Mundy
  • Maha Chandar v John Kooner

Major:

  • Rob Sims v Eric Jones
  • Manoj Chandar v Keith Gregory
  • Keven Lamb v Mike Henbury
  • Graham Stuart v Dick Meredith
  • Sam Murphy v Peter Przybycin

All the above games need to be completed by May 22nd if possible, when the final round pairings will be announced.

Please note: the Book Prize Tournament will end on Tuesday 28th June. No result will be recorded after that date.

All the best,

Peter.

Rules Reminder

(for full list see the Tournament’s Page) :

  • Rate of play – 90 minutes each for the whole game.
  • The first named player has the white pieces.
  • Games will (preferably) be played over-the-board at chess club, or at the home of the player with the white pieces. Score sheets and clocks should be used.
  • Games may alternatively be played online, using Lichess, by mutual consent. Score sheets are not needed for online games.
  • Online games will not be sent for grading.
  • The Book Prize Tournament will end on Tuesday 28th June. No result will be recorded after that date.

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