Monthly Archives: December 2012

Blitz Tricks

It’s that time of year again – Blitz! I’ve (Tony Scannell) been playing a fair amount of it lately, on I am sure it has destroyed my long-time-control chess, but it certainly is fun. I thought I’d show some … Continue reading

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John Burns: one hasty move can cost you a game

click here to replay this game: Burns,J (1770) – Rogers,Kieran (1700) [D17] Kilkenny (5), 25.11.2012 [Burns,John] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 Coincidentally all my games with White were met by this line of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Blitz

The Rathmines Annual Blitz tournament will take place in the club on Thursday, 20th December, 2012, at 8pm.  All members welcome.  Free entry.  As usual, it´s sure to be great fun with generous prizes of wine, chocs, etc. up for grabs for players … Continue reading

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