Number of games in database: 247
Years covered: 1987 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2402 (2421 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2520
Overall record: +89 -53 =92 (57.7%)*
* 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?]
C W Baker vs A Summerscale, 2001 0-1
A Summerscale vs J Rowson, 1999 1/2-1/2
Flear vs A Summerscale, 1991 1/2-1/2
A Summerscale vs M Basman, 1992 1-0
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)
N Pert vs A Summerscale (Dec-13-15) 1-0
Sadler vs A Summerscale (Dec-12-15) 0-1
U Krokay vs A Summerscale (Dec-07-15) 1-0
A Summerscale vs J Barj (Dec-06-15) 0-1
A Summerscale vs P Juknis (Dec-05-15) 1-0
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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
|Jan-06-16|| ||PhilFeeley: I keep finding games not in CG.com's database. This time it's one of Aaron's from 2002: Summerscale-Snape, but I don't know what tournament, just that it was in England.|
The opening is the King's Indian:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 0-0 6. Be2 e5 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. d5 Ne8 9. Ne1 Nd7 10. Be3 f5 11. f3 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. a4 a6 14. a5 Rf6 15. Na4 Rh6 16. c5 Qe8 17. Kh1 Qh5 18. Bg1 Nf6 19. cxd6 cxd6 20. Nb6 Qh4 21. Nxc8 Rxc8 22. h3 Nh5 23. Bf2 Ng3+ 24. Kg1 Rf6 25. Nd3 Rff8 26. Re1 Qh6 27. Qa4 Nxe2 28. Rxe2 Qf6 29. Rc1 Rxc1 30. Nxc1 Ng6 31. Rc2 Rf7 32. Bb6 Bf8 33. Nd3 h5 34. Nf2 Nh4 35. Qe8 Kg7 36. Qc8 Ng6 37. Bc7 Be7 38. Qxb7 Bd8 39. Qc8 Bxc7 40. Rxc7 Rxc7 41. Qxc7+ Kh6 42. b4 g4 43. hxg4 Qh4 44. gxh5 1-0
|Aug-26-16|| ||fm avari viraf: After winning the most coveted World Ama. Chess Championship Title & a glittering Gold Medal for India at Hastings, England in 1998, I participated in the International Chess Congress at Hastings & I shared the Runner-up Prize with GM Aaron Summerscale & my Russian friend GM Alexander Volzhin.|
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