3rd Big Slick International, 22-30 June 2013

The Friends have provided a grant to support the 3rd Big Slick International event which Lawrence Cooper and Simon Williams are organising at Big Slick, Unit 10, Royal Oak Centre, Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2BQ between 22 and 30 June.  There will be two separate 10 player nine round  events with one game a day, with one event offering GM norms and the other IM norms. Continue reading

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Stephen Gordon

stephen gordonStephen Gordon, the sole England participant at the 2013 European Individual Chess Championships which is taking place in Legnica, Poland between 4 and 17 May 2013, is being supported at this event by the Friends.

The official tournament website can be found here.

Stephen’s results to date have been as follows.

Round 1 (5 May) – W v Dimitrios Pappelis (GRE) 2055 – win
Round 2 (6 May) – B v GM Illya Nyzhnyk (UKR) 2635 – win
Round 3 (7 May) – W v GM Dmitry Jacovenko (RUS) 2731 – draw
Round 4 (8 May) – B v GM Vladislav Tkachiev (FRA) 2632 – loss
Round 5 (9 May) – W v GM Arman Pashikian (ARM) 2603 – loss
Round 6 (10 May) – B v WGM Jolanta Zawadzka (POL) 2383 – draw
Round 7 (11 May) – W v FM Alan Tate (SCO) 2264 – win
Round 8 (13 May) – B v GM  Daniel Fridman (GER) 2648 – win
Round 9 (14 May) – B v GM Mateusz Bartel (POL) 2619 – loss
Round 10 (15 May) – W v GM Bartosz Socko (POL) 2647 – draw
Round 11 (16 May) B v GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (ROU) 2679 – loss