|British Championship (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 Championship||B01 Scandinavian|
|2. J Golding vs P Brooks
|| ||½-½||29||2016||British Championship||E16 Queen's Indian|
|3. J P Nelson vs A Elwin
||1-0||41||2016||British Championship||E77 King's Indian|
|4. M Lyell vs M Grigoryan
||1-0||9||2016||British Championship||C25 Vienna|
|5. Nigel Ralphs vs M E Osborne
|| ||½-½||62||2016||British Championship||C02 French, Advance|
|6. Pavel Asenov vs Robert Starley
|| ||1-0||55||2016||British Championship||A09 Reti Opening|
|7. M Simons vs M Brown
|| ||0-1||21||2016||British Championship||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. C Storey vs I Lentzos
|| ||0-1||44||2016||British Championship||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|9. M Waddington vs A Hill
|| ||1-0||64||2016||British Championship||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|10. R Willmoth vs C Brewer
|| ||1-0||43||2016||British Championship||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|11. I Clark vs R Britton
|| ||½-½||21||2016||British Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|12. S A Jones vs A Golding
|| ||1-0||41||2016||British Championship||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|13. A P Smith vs Taran Jina
|| ||1-0||41||2016||British Championship||C18 French, Winawer|
|14. D Miller vs A Zhang
|| ||0-1||58||2016||British Championship||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|15. D B Graham vs Zoe Varney
|| ||1-0||55||2016||British Championship||C52 Evans Gambit|
|16. Richard Zhu vs O Hackner
|| ||0-1||62||2016||British Championship||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|17. T Wall vs Joseph Dalton
||1-0||19||2016||British Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|18. K M Shepherd vs A A Taylor
|| ||0-1||37||2016||British Championship||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. D Coleman vs L Keely
|| ||½-½||61||2016||British Championship||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|20. L Davis vs A Oyama
|| ||0-1||41||2016||British Championship||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. A Kalaiyalahan vs S A Walker
|| ||1-0||39||2016||British Championship||D71 Neo-Grunfeld|
|22. J Menadue vs C Duncan
|| ||½-½||35||2016||British Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|23. Harry Grieve vs J Rudd
||0-1||50||2016||British Championship||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|24. O Gill vs Arkell
|| ||½-½||57||2016||British Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|25. Emms vs N Talbot
|| ||1-0||36||2016||British Championship||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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