Number of games in database: 241
Years covered: 1987 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2418 (2408 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2520
Overall record: +87 -50 =91 (58.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
13 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
A Summerscale vs J Rowson, 1999 1/2-1/2
P K Wells vs A Summerscale, 2003 0-1
A Summerscale vs A J Norris, 1999 1-0
Flear vs A Summerscale, 1991 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
British Championships (2015)
British Championship (2009)
British Championship (2010)
Smith & Williamson British Championships (2004)
British Championships (2011)
Hastings Chess Congress (2009)
London Chess Classic (2013)
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|Jun-17-05|| ||Chesschatology: It's time to give Aaron a Kibitz!
He used to coach me at school, and he was an excellent teacher with a real love of chess and a talent for inspiring it in other people.
|Aug-26-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Aaron Summerscale|
|Oct-03-08|| ||GrahamClayton: Is his sister Clare Summerscale, the former Director of Junior and Women's Chess for the English Chess Federation?|
|Oct-03-08|| ||Karpova: IM Aaron Summerscale's <Confessions of a British Nightclubber>: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/hack3...|
He gives his comments on a game against Christopher Ward from 1992.
An excerpt: <Normally I would have got up to have a walk around at this point, feeling very
pleased with myself for having got the advantage. Should I press for the full
point or cash in and offer a draw to my more illustrious opponent? As I moved
my chair back I caught a look of glee in Chrisís eye that chilled me to the bone.
Only now did I realize the enormity of my crimes against the chessboard as he
|Oct-24-08|| ||biglo: According to http://www.4ncl.co.uk/summerscale.htm Claire is married to Aaron|
|Aug-17-10|| ||GrenfellHunt: Summerscale's "Confessions" is wonderful. A classic chess short story.|
|Aug-27-10|| ||wordfunph: together with Claire, authors of the book "Interview with a Grandmaster"..|
|Aug-27-10|| ||BobCrisp: And they all lived happily ever after.|
|Aug-27-10|| ||kellmano: <wordfunph: together with Claire, authors of the book "Interview with a Grandmaster"..>|
I own that book. It is quite good, but my abiding memory is an annotation from Claire in which, referring to a check delivered on the first rank, says 'It is never pleasant to be probed along one's own back rank'.
So immature of me.
|Aug-27-10|| ||TheFocus: Really enjoyed the story "Confessions..."|
|Jul-28-15|| ||offramp: ¨¨¨
"And summer came. And the scales dropped from the eyes of Aaron, brother of Moses."
- Exodus XXII vii
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