Liubarski – Soultanbeieff [C53]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Bb6! 5.d4 because Black’s Bishop is no longer on c5 and, therefore, not under attack from the white pawn on d4 Black is not obliged to capture! 5…Qe7 Threatening exd4 followed by Qxe4 6.0–0 Nf6 7.d5 Though this drives the Knight back to […] Read more »

English Closed Under 11 Championship

On the weekend of October 13th / 14th no less than 50 youngsters descended on Nottingham Boys Junior High School to compete in the above event, the first of several events towards gaining the necessary scores to qualify for a place in next year’s England Under 11 Team trial. Of […] Read more »