Book Prize Tournament Round 9

Chandler’s Ford Chess Club’s Book Prize Tournament Round 8 has been completed. Tournament organiser Peter Przybycin gives an update and results from Round 8, and he announces the pairings for Round 9.

Book Prize Tournament Round 8

Round 8 is now complete.

Mike Henbury wins again!

Mike Henbury at St Albans Chess Congress 2018
Mike Henbury at St Albans Chess Congress 2018

With John Kooner losing his round 8 game, it puts Mike into a half point lead over Rob Sims with just three rounds to go.

Round 8 Results

  • Rob Sims 1 – John Kooner 0
  • Steve Saunders 0 – Steve Dunleavy 1
  • Nobby George 0 – Keven Lamb 1
  • Don Creasey 0 – Mike Henbury 1
  • Rose Saunders 1 – Rob Strachan 0
  • Suzan Dunleavy 0 – Geoffrey Parish 1

Scores to date:

  • Mike Henbury 7
  • Rob Sims 6½
  • John Kooner 6
  • Rob Strachan 5
  • Keven Lamb 5
  • Don Creasey 4½
  • Rose Saunders 4
  • Geoffrey Parish 3
  • Steve Dunleavy 3
  • Nobby George 2
  • Steve Saunders 2
  • Suzan Dunleavy 0

Round 9 Pairings:

  • Keven Lamb v Steve Saunders
  • John Kooner v Geoffrey Parish
  • Rose Saunders v Suzan Dunleavy
  • Steve Dunleavy v Rob Strachan
  • Rob Sims v Don Creasey
  • Mike Henbury v Nobby George

As ever, the player named first has the white pieces.

Deadline for finishing round 9 is Saturday 3rd April 2021.

All the best,

Peter.

Rules Recap

  • The Book Prize Tournament is an all-play-all contest, so with 12 players that makes 11 Rounds.
  • Although players will sometimes play consecutive games with the same colour, each player will end up having played at least 4 games as white.
  • Each Round should be completed within 3 weeks, but there can be some flexibility.
  • The games are to be played online – on lichess.org.
  • The time control is 90 minutes each per game.
  • The winner (or white if drawn) should notify Peter of the result.

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