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🏆 British Championship (2012)

Player: Dominic Mackle

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Whitfield vs D Mackle  0-1322012British ChampionshipC12 French, McCutcheon
2. D Mackle vs D Howell 0-1242012British ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
3. T Wall vs D Mackle  ½-½612012British ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
4. D Mackle vs R Palliser  1-0342012British ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
5. D Mackle vs D Eggleston  1-0792012British ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
6. J Hawkins vs D Mackle  1-0242012British ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
7. S J Roe vs D Mackle  0-1412012British ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. D Mackle vs Arkell 0-1402012British ChampionshipA44 Old Benoni Defense
9. M P Townsend vs D Mackle  1-0232012British ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. D Mackle vs P Poobalasingam  1-0612012British ChampionshipD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. D Kolbus vs D Mackle  ½-½382012British ChampionshipA22 English
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Aug-04-12  kellmano: The play-off is 'probably around 10-30' according to the official site. Delightfully imprecise. That#s around two hours from now though.

Here's the link:

http://britishchesschampionships.co...

Aug-04-12  kellmano: Games on live now:

http://rs8.blueapricot.com/british/...

Aug-04-12  Cibator: Jones seems to have blundered his queen ...
Aug-04-12  kellmano: But has come back. Unbelievable.
Aug-04-12  Cibator: ... but Gordon's just resigned on the 56th move!! Was never able to get the Q out into the open and make it count.
Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: Jones' queen plays the major role at d5 in game two, both attacking and keeping Black from getting play against g2.
Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: Gordon was well ahead on the clock, but the time advantage has swung to Jones since this semi-open position was converted to more open play. White's 31.Rac1 contains the simple, yet clever point of 31....Rxc1? 32.Qxe6+ and 33.Rxc1 winning.
Aug-04-12  Cibator: Gordon looks like a gone goose in Game 2 .... 2 Ps down; a draw's the most he can hope for here now.
Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: Tip o' the cap to Gawain Jones, 2012 British champion!
Aug-04-12  SimonWebbsTiger: indeed <perfidious>

I haven't seen who has been picked for the OL team in Istanbul. I presume Michael and Nigel are 1 and 2. But 3 and 4 + reserve?

Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: <Simon> Good question and I haven't thought about it, but I should think it would be McShane (if he can get leave) and Jones, plus Howell.

You mentioned one reserve; Olympiad sides no longer carry two?

Aug-04-12  SimonWebbsTiger: I think it's only one reserve.
Aug-04-12  Everett: Whatever happened to Rowson. Is he done competing?
Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: <Everett> Rowson's a Scot, thus ineligible; in any case, he seems to have played only in the NCL over the last several years.

http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

Aug-04-12
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  Eyal: According to the official site of the Olympiad (http://register.chessolympiadistanb...), the English team includes Adams (board 1), Jones (board 2), Short (board 3), Howell (board 4) & Nicholas Pert (reserve or "board 5").
Aug-04-12  Shams: <perfidious> Rowson has won this event thrice before.
Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: <Shams> He's ineligible to play Olympiads for England-anyone from a Commonwealth country may play the British Championships. Amongst other non-British players, Kevin Spraggett twice shared first.
Aug-04-12  Shams: <perfidious> Ahh, I see now, you were speaking of the Olympiad, sorry.
Aug-04-12  sambo: Will the playoff games be posted here?
Aug-04-12
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  chessgames.com: British Championships (Playoff) (2012)

Congratulations to Gawain Jones.

Aug-04-12  Everett: <Shams: <perfidious> Ahh, I see now, you were speaking of the Olympiad, sorry.>

Well, I was in fact talking about he British Championship, but I didn't specify that in my post, so my apologies.

Does anyone know if he still plays. Ive really enjoyed his books (though I wouldn't touch the Grunfeld with a 10-footer)

Aug-04-12
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  perfidious: <Everett> We're quits: <Shams> made one reasonable assumption and I made another as to your intentions. We're all still here to tell the tale. (Wink, nod)

As mentioned above, I checked out his FIDE card, and the only rated games he's played since summer/fall 2009 are from NCL. No tournament action of any sort.

Aug-04-12  Everett: <perfidious> sorry I missed that post. Thank you kindly!
Aug-04-12  Shams: <Everett><[T]hough I wouldn't touch the Grunfeld with a 10-footer>

I'm down to about 4-5 feet of distance after playing through some of Caruana's games. I may even put my hand in the fire one of these days.

Aug-08-12
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  kingscrusher: I checked out GM Gawain Jones decisive games last night in my Chessbase weekly broadcast:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0et...

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