Book Prize last Round

The ninth and last Round of the Book Prize Tournament 2021-22 has been announced by organiser Peter Przybycin. The tournament ends on 28th June.

Chess set metal pieces on marble board

Current scores:

Major section:

  • Keith Gregory 7/7
  • Graham Stuart 5/7
  • Sam Murphy 4.5/8
  • Mike Henbury 4/7
  • Eric Jones 4/6
  • Manoj Chandar 3/7
  • Keven Lamb 2.5/7
  • Rob Sims 2/7
  • Dick Meredith 2/8
  • Peter Przybycin 2/8
Eric Jones, left, vs Keven Lamb, Round 7 of the Book Prize Tournament, 18 May 2022
Eric Jones, left, vs Keven Lamb, Round 7 of the Book Prize Tournament, 18 May 2022

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

Book Prize Round 9 Pairings

The pairings for this round include husband and wife club players Steve and Rose Saunders. They were inevitably going to play each other in an all-against-all tournament. Rose and Steve often play against each other, and online they have currently played over 2,300 games together! See our article when they reached the 2,000 milestone here.

Steve and Rose Saunders
Steve and Rose Saunders

Minor:

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

Major:

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

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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