The GRAPE Richard Mercer (1911) vs Mark Kellie (1732) Round 2 – OPEN SECTION Commentary by Mark Kellie 1. d4 d6 2. c4 Nd7 Signature move of my “Grape” system. 3. Nc3 g6 4. e4 Bg7 5. Be3 e5 6. d5?! In this “Grape” system which I play, the d5 move relieves the tension in […]
Ahhhh….sometimes we (as in Dayton Chess Club….) get behind the power curve….No good excuse other than – gee, thought that was done…. Ben Coraretti came back to Dayton and graced us with his playing in the Gem City Open this year. Fine analysis, Ben! GemCityReprise
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Photos from the 52nd Gem City Open As always, if you’re interested in the final results – check out “WHO BEAT WHO” tab!!!!
Before going into the last rounds of the Gem City Open, here are a few photos for your viewing pleasure…. and of course…..the list of players…. Gem City Open Registrants
It was a great tournament – as evidenced by the looks on the chess players’ faces….all smiles – for the most part. Yes, there were a few sad faces when there was a loss…but the fact GM Alex Goldin played made the 52nd Dayton Chess Club Championship all the better! Results? Here you go: FinalResults52ndDCCC […]
Here’s a quick peek at the DCC Championship through Rd 4…. Rd 5 is in progress now…. Standings thru rd 4 and a few photos for your viewing pleasure….(note: a few photos were taken upstairs while the rounds were played downstairs….!)
Friday, Feb 26, 2010, come and say “Happy BIrthday” to Dayton’s own Chess Queen, Sharon Driver. Then play, in her honor, “The Queen’s Gambit Declined, Manhattan Variation” (1. d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.e3 Bb4 with White to move) Thematic Tournament. Expect to enjoy playing both the black and white side of […]
Play for honor! Defend the Dayton Chess Club! G/90 – Round 1 starts promptly at high noon. NO entry free – USCF membership not required. Two rounds – one game white, one game black. For Cincinnati, contact Duane Larkin – Cincinnati Chess Club – 513-237-1053 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For Dayton – contact Dayton Chess Club […]