|British Championships (2016)|
Michael Adams won the British Chess Championships 2016 in Bournemouth to add to his four previous British titles. His score of 10/11 equals the record set by Julian Michael Hodgson in 1992 and, given that future championships are planned to be run over 9 rounds, this was probably the last opportunity for the record to be equalled or exceeded. (1)
Jovanka Houska won the British Women's title with a score of 7/11. She defeated Lentzos in the final round but already had the Championships in the bag with a round in hand. (1)
Crosstable: http://chess-results.com/tnr231040..... Previous edition: British Championships (2015)
(1) Official site: http://www.britishchesschampionship...
| page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 471
|1. Shyam Jagdish Modi vs D Mason
|| ||½-½||17||2016||British Championships||B01 Scandinavian|
|2. J Golding vs P Brooks
|| ||½-½||29||2016||British Championships||E16 Queen's Indian|
|3. J P Nelson vs A Elwin
||1-0||41||2016||British Championships||E77 King's Indian|
|4. M Lyell vs M Grigoryan
||1-0||9||2016||British Championships||C25 Vienna|
|5. Nigel Ralphs vs M E Osborne
|| ||½-½||62||2016||British Championships||C02 French, Advance|
|6. Pavel Asenov vs Robert Starley
|| ||1-0||55||2016||British Championships||A09 Reti Opening|
|7. M Simons vs M Brown
|| ||0-1||21||2016||British Championships||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. C Storey vs I Lentzos
|| ||0-1||44||2016||British Championships||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|9. M Waddington vs A Hill
|| ||1-0||64||2016||British Championships||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|10. R Willmoth vs C Brewer
|| ||1-0||43||2016||British Championships||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|11. I Clark vs R Britton
|| ||½-½||21||2016||British Championships||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|12. S A Jones vs A Golding
|| ||1-0||41||2016||British Championships||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|13. A P Smith vs Taran Jina
|| ||1-0||41||2016||British Championships||C18 French, Winawer|
|14. D Miller vs A Zhang
|| ||0-1||58||2016||British Championships||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|15. D Graham vs Zoe Varney
|| ||1-0||55||2016||British Championships||C52 Evans Gambit|
|16. Richard Zhu vs O Hackner
|| ||0-1||62||2016||British Championships||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|17. T Wall vs Joseph Dalton
||1-0||19||2016||British Championships||B06 Robatsch|
|18. K M Shepherd vs A A Taylor
|| ||0-1||37||2016||British Championships||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. D Coleman vs L Keely
|| ||½-½||61||2016||British Championships||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|20. L Davis vs A Oyama
|| ||0-1||41||2016||British Championships||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. A Kalaiyalahan vs S A Walker
|| ||1-0||39||2016||British Championships||D71 Neo-Grunfeld|
|22. J Menadue vs C Duncan
|| ||½-½||35||2016||British Championships||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|23. Harry Grieve vs J Rudd
||0-1||50||2016||British Championships||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|24. O Gill vs Arkell
|| ||½-½||57||2016||British Championships||B06 Robatsch|
|25. Emms vs N Talbot
|| ||1-0||36||2016||British Championships||C05 French, Tarrasch|
| page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 471
|Aug-06-16|| ||jith1207: Looks like by the time this tournament has been added, alas, everybody is commenting on Sinquefield cup.|
Wonderful cameo by Adams, is he still assisting Carlsen for matches?
|Aug-06-16|| ||kingfu: Whither Nigel?|
|Aug-06-16|| ||PhilFeeley: Justin Tan should get a GM norm.|
|Aug-08-16|| ||Sokrates: <jith1207: ... Wonderful cameo by Adams ...>|
Very true. Although Adams's star is fading on the international stage (# 22 for the moment), he has once more demonstrated his supremacy on the British Isles. No losses and a clear win says it all, well done!
|Aug-09-16|| ||Mr. V: <Sokrates> I wouldn't say fading, he's been pretty consistent for a couple of years now. Of course, it's inevitable he'll be on a downward trajectory, but evidently he has slowed that trend down quite a bit.|
|Aug-10-16|| ||Chessinfinite: A very Karpov like performance by Mickey.. 10/11 is Fischeresque, nice.. All the best to Adams.|
|Aug-10-16|| ||starry2013: Adams highest rating was September 2013, and for the last 3 years he's been been in the top 20 most of the time, a couple of times he got to 12.|
|Aug-13-16|| ||Sokrates: <Mr. V>, <starry2013> - I don't disagree with you. Adams is, as demonstrated here, still a very very strong player. What I meant was: but not in the top 10 elite, not among those who could strive for the throne.|
|Aug-13-16|| ||HeMateMe: <Whither Nigel?>
Still suffering a Brexit hangover?
|Aug-13-16|| ||morfishine: Terrific tournament by Adams! I really thought Howell would win this|
|Sep-01-16|| ||starry2013: Sokrates <not among those who could strive for the throne>|
In reality most aren't really striving for the throne. I think his main aim is to just try and do his personal best, that's always a target to improve on.
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