Round 6 of Book Prize Tournament starts

Round 5 of the Book Prize Tournament is now complete, and organiser Peter Przybycin announces the pairings for Round 6 of the club tournament.

Round 5 of the Book Prize Tournament is now complete. You people are keen!

This round saw Geoffrey Parish break his duck with a win against Steve Saunders. Well Done.

John Kooner now has a clear lead with an impressive maximum score.

Round 5 Results

Nobby George1-0Rose Saunders
Mike Henbury1-0Suzan Dunleavy
Don Creasey1-0Steve Dunleavy
John Kooner1-0Keven Lamb
Steve Saunders0-1Geoffrey Parish
Rob Sims1-0Rob Strachan
The Book Prize Tournament, Round 5

Scores to date:

  • John Kooner 5
  • Rob Strachan 4
  • Mike Henbury 4
  • Rob Sims 3½
  • Keven Lamb 3
  • Don Creasey 3
  • Rose Saunders 2½
  • Nobby George 2
  • Steve Dunleavy 1
  • Steve Saunders 1
  • Geoffrey Parish 1
  • Suzan Dunleavy 0

To see the individual results for the tournament round by round, see the Book Prize Tournament Page.

Round 6 Pairings

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

As ever, the player named first has the white pieces. Deadline for finishing round six is now Saturday 14th February 2021.

All the best,


Peter Przybycin, Book Prize Tournament organiser, wearing chess mask
Peter Przybycin, the Book Prize Tournament organiser

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
  • 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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