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Colin Lyne will show us some of the games from the 2020–21 Candidates Tournament. The tournament is an eight-player chess double round-robin tournament to decide the challenger for the World Chess Championship 2021. The winner will earn the right to challenge the defending world champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway. The first half of the tournament was played in Yekaterinburg, Russia, from 17 March to 25 March 2020. It was suspended at the halfway point due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Ian Nepomniachtchi and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave sharing the lead. The tournament was initially scheduled to resume in November 2020, but…Find out more »
Clive Frostick, from Farnham Chess Club, will talk us through some of his games from our recent 2020 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament. This also doubled as the Camberley Chess Club's annual championship, which was won by Julien Shepley. It was played on-line for the first time, on the Lichess platform. Everyone is welcome, especially those that participated in the event! Camberley Chess Club are meeting online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8PM. If you would…Find out more »
Respected Author, YouTube Channel Owner and International Master Andrew Martin will present a number of playable gambits. There will be opportunities to ask Andrew questions. Camberley Chess Club meet online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8PM If you would like to join in online, please request in advance by emailing email@example.comFind out more »
Following on from our last session with Andrew Martin on various gambits, this week's meeting will feature a talk by Ken Coates from Crowthorne Chess Club about the Morra Gambit. This is an ambitious plan for white against the Sicilian and has a long history. Ken is a good friend of CCC and an excellent coach, and his lecture is sure to be entertaining and informative. Camberley Chess Club meets online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8pm.…Find out more »