|British Championships (2016)|
Michael Adams won the British Chess Championships 2016 in Bournemouth (25 July - 5 August) 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 nine 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...
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|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 B 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|
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|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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