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April 27, 2018 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

Having moved back to England gives me the opportunity to take part a little more in English chess life. This year I was glad to be able to take part again in┬áthe “Celebration In Memoriam 2018” held at the King’s Head pub on 17th February. The tournament is sponsored by GM David Norwood and organised…

June 15, 2017 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

My first game of the last 4NCL weekend was a fraught draw against Matthew Turner which fitted in well with the pattern of the match in which we scraped past the Barbican amateurs with a 4,5-3,5 win.   The game ended quickly, but after a quick swim to get rid of the frustration and tension,…

January 5, 2017 Matthew Sadler No comments exist

My second game of the 4NCL weekend was a tough battle against Andrew Lewis. As Black, I won a pawn in the opening but never quite managed to neutralise the compensation White enjoyed due to his 2 bishops and my awkwardly-placed queen.   As always a playable version of this article is available at http://cloudserver.chessbase.com/MTIyMTYx/replay.html…