Hampshire finished 8th in the top flight of County Correspondence Chess which has just one game outstanding between Surrey & Yorkshire B. The tournament has been won by West Wales A followed by Warwickshire and […]
Castle Chess are hosting their 12th Fareham Chess Congress over the weekend of Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2017. The tournament will be held at The Lysses House Hotel, 51 High Street Fareham, […]
The first time I had played Mickey Adams was in the Devon v Cornwall match a year earlier, when we had drawn quickly on board 3. In 1985 I was not surprised to see Adams […]
Our featured game today is taken from the County Correspondence Championship 2016-17. This game features a French Winawer with 7,Qg4 versus f5.
We are very fortunate to have this game and its annotations preserved. The game is from 1962 and was played at Bognor Regis by Gerald Abrahams, a famous player who wrote the very interesting book […]
Our featured game today is a Kings Gambit featuring Hampshire player Arthur Brameld playing against Simen Agdestein who won seven Norwegian chess championships. Simen went on to coach the current World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. If […]