Thursday, January 29, 2009

Queenstown Tactic

The following position is taken from D. Mastrovasillis - I. Goldenberg from the recent Queenstown chess classic. What move does white execute to claim an advantage that eventually led to a win for the Greek Grandmaster.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

19th Feb Opening Night

The Palmerston North Chess Club will open it's doors for the first time this year on Thursday 19th February 7:30 pm at Palmerston North Intermediate Normal school on Ferguson St.

Contact Club President: Dennis Davey (06) 3530193 or Club Captain: Stewart Holdaway 027 329 4399 for more information.

New Zealand Champion X 10

Congratulations to Anthony Ker for winning the New Zealand championship for the 10th time. Anthony was able to also win the Rapid and Lightning championship.
Congratulations also to David Smerdon on taking first outright in the Queenstown Chess Classic.
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