Golders Green Rapidplay, 12th July 2014

95 players

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Open 1st: Tom Villiers 5/6£60.00
Open 2nd: Kanan Farzaliyev 4.5/6£30.00
U180= Arul Gupta 3.5/6£15.00
U180= Amy Hoare 3.5/615

Major 1st: Conrad Allison 5.5/6£60.00
Major 2nd: Albert Yiamakis 5/6£30.00
U155: Haotian Wu 4/6£15.00
U155: Rishul Karia 4/6£15.00

Minor 1st: Nikolaos Chatzipantelis 6/6£60.00
Minor 2nd: Graham Cole 4.5/6£10.00
Minor 2nd: Myroslav Seman 4.5/6£10.00
Minor 2nd: Peter Mcintosh 4.5/6£10.00
U130= Kamlesh Karia 4/6£15.00
U130= Kevin Huntley 4/6£15.00

Amateur 1st= Faye Ainscow 5/6£45.00
Amateur 1st= John G Davis 5/6£45.00
U105: Donald Stanton 4/6£30.00


Major Under 170

Minor Under 145

Amateur Under 120

[Event "Golders Green Rapidplay"]
[Date "2014.07.12"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Cooper, Paul"]
[Black "Villiers, Tom"]
[Result "0-1"]
[PlyCount "60"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. cxd5 exd5 4. Nc3 c5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Be2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. b3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bc5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bb2 Bb7 13. Rc1 Qe7 14. Na4 Bd6 15. Bd4 Ne4 16. Bf3 f5 17. Bxe4 fxe4 18. Bc5 Ba6 19. Bxd6 Qxd6 20. Re1 Rxf2!? 21. Nc5 (21. Kxf2 Qxh2 22. Re2 Rf8+ 23. Ke1 Bxe2 24. Qxe2 Qg3+ 25. Kd1 Rf2 "wins"?) 21... Raf8 22. Qg4 Bc8 23. Qg3 Qf6 24. a4 h5 25. h3 a5 26. Red1 h4 27. Qh2 Qg5 28. Nxe4 dxe4 29. Re1 Rb2 30. Rxc6 Qxe3+ 0-1

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