Round 8 of the Book Prize Tournament 2021-2 starts, as organiser Peter Przybycin announces the player pairings for the Round.
Just one Book Prize Tournament game was played this week:
Mike Henbury 1 Dick Meredith 0
- 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
- 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 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
- 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
- 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,
(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.