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Watto
19-01-2011, 08:41 PM
The Thailand Open Chess Championship will be held this year in Pattaya at the five star Dusit Thani Resort from Monday the 11th April to Sunday the 17th. There will be an open tournament as well as a challenger tournament (and a blitz tournament as well.)

Here's a link to the official tournament page: http://bangkokchess.com/?page_id=847

Also a link to the list of currently registered players: http://bangkokchess.com/?page_id=965
It's good to see some Vic juniors have already entered.

We're busy making a final decision about whether we're going again this year (highly likely as we really enjoyed it last year - very well organised, fantastic atmosphere, great holiday)

One tip I have for those who have yet to book flights is that I've found Asia Air to offer the cheapest flights.

Vlad
19-01-2011, 09:46 PM
Moscow Open starting next week also has an Australian junior playing. There are more than 300 players. I have never seen so many people playing in one tournament.

http://open.moschess.ru/eng/Tournaments/Tournaments_161.html

The Aeroflot is starting straight after the Moscow Open.

http://www.aeroflotchess.com/material.php?id=4D07485F19E81

Watto
19-01-2011, 10:32 PM
Moscow Open starting next week also has an Australian junior playing. There are more than 300 players. I have never seen so many people playing in one tournament.

http://open.moschess.ru/eng/Tournaments/Tournaments_161.html

The Aeroflot is starting straight after the Moscow Open.

http://www.aeroflotchess.com/material.php?id=4D07485F19E81
Thanks for letting us know, Vlad, and best of luck. I've started a new thread here so chesschatters can follow Anton and your progress. See here http://www.chesschat.org/showthread.php?p=299001#post299001

Watto
25-01-2011, 12:08 PM
One tip I have for those who have yet to book flights is that I've found Asia Air to offer the cheapest flights.
That should be Air Asia... see http://www.airasia.com/au/en/home.html

Watto
04-02-2011, 10:56 AM
Brunei Airlines is cheaper still and without any annoying hidden costs so I've booked our tickets and we've entered! :)

Lekko
11-02-2011, 11:10 AM
Good luck! Might see you there if money comes together

ER
11-02-2011, 12:28 PM
Good luck! Might see you there if money comes together

1st day of this tournament coincides with the last round of the MCC Championship. Make arrangements!
From the management team! :rolleyes:

Watto
11-02-2011, 12:43 PM
Good luck! Might see you there if money comes together
Thanks. You'd have a great time if you can make it so good luck with getting the money together!

Watto
11-02-2011, 12:44 PM
1st day of this tournament coincides with the last round of the MCC Championship. Make arrangements!
From the management team! :rolleyes:
There are three players so far who this applies to (Guy, Ari and Finley Dale) and they have made it known to the organisers, as far as I know.

ER
11-02-2011, 12:49 PM
Yes, I was there when the announcement was made and no player raised any objection! :clap:

Lekko
11-02-2011, 02:09 PM
1st day of this tournament coincides with the last round of the MCC Championship. Make arrangements!
From the management team! :rolleyes:
Thanks for the heads up JaK. I'll see whether i can prepone (is that a word lol?) my last round game

ER
11-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Thanks for the heads up JaK. I'll see whether i can prepone (is that a word lol?) my last round game
Of course it is a word and it's classy too! I have only seen it applied in appointments, interviews etc, however, I don't see why it couldn't be used for playing games ahead of schedule!
Looking at my planner, it looks like I have that week relatively quiet, so I am tempted!
PS Jean thanks for all the very important info re tournament details!

Watto
11-02-2011, 05:34 PM
Brunei Airlines is cheaper still and without any annoying hidden costs so I've booked our tickets and we've entered! :)
p.s. at present it's $855 return in total from Melbourne to Bangkok which was the cheapest fare I could find at this relatively late stage. When I said there are no annoying hidden costs, there's a base fare plus taxes but you don't have to pay for annoying extras at the end of the booking like baggage allowance + food + the 'convenience' of paying for your ticket online...

Would be great if you can both make it.

Watto
15-03-2011, 11:34 PM
Great field with GM Vallejo Pons (2707) the top seed followed by GM Nigel Short. I think last year over 30 players didn't turn up who were on the original list but the organisers still got about 180 players. This year 229 have registered so it should be bigger than last year. :) Quite a big group of Australians now too.

http://bangkokchess.com/events-calendar/11th-bcc-thailand-open-2011/thailand-open-2011-registered-players

antichrist
16-03-2011, 12:42 AM
Watto, in spite of that song I would accompany your male over there and keep a close watch.

antichrist
16-03-2011, 12:25 PM
Bangkok!
Oriental setting
And the city don't know what the city is getting
The créme de la créme of the chess world in a
Show with everything but Yul Brynner

Time flies doesn't seem a minute
Since the Tyrolean spa has the chess boys in it
All change dom't you know that when you
Play at this level there's no ordianry venue

It's Iceland or the Philippines or Hastings or this place

One night in Bankok and the worlds's your oyster
The bars are temples but the pearls ain't free
You'll find a god in every golden cloister
And if you're lucky then the god's a she
I can feel an angel sliding up to me

One town is very like another
When you head's down over your pieces brother

Tea girls warm and sweet (warm sweet)
Some are set up in the Somerset Maugham suite
Get Thai'd you're talking to a tourist
Whose every move's among the purest
I get my kicks above the waistline sunshine
One night in Bankok makes a hard man humble
Not much between despair and ecstasy
One night in Bankok an the tough guys tumble
Can't bee to careful with your comapny
I can feel the devil walking next to me

Siam's gotta be the witness
To the ultimate test of cerebral fitness
This grips me more than would a
Muddy old river or reclining Buddha

And thank god I'm only watching the game
Controlling it

I don't see you guys rating
The kind of mate I'm contemplating
I'd let you watch I would invite you
But the queens wee use would not excite you

So you'd better go back to your bars
your temples
your massage parloursOne night in Bankok and the worlds's your oyster
The bars are temples but the pearls ain't free
You'll find a god in every golden cloister
A little flesh a little history
I can feel an angel sliding up to me

One night in Bankok makes a hard man humble
Not much between despair and ecstasy
One night in Bankok an the tough guys tumble
Can't bee to careful with your comapny
I can feel a devil walking next to me

Basil
16-03-2011, 01:17 PM
P9mwELXPGbA

Watto
16-03-2011, 06:18 PM
Watto, in spite of that song I would accompany your male over there and keep a close watch.
Great song.
You'd accompany him over there? That's certainly an unusual offer ...
Just try to be discreet while you're closely watching as it would all be a bit too weird otherwise!
One other thing, we got our tickets ages ago, not sure you'll get the same price but Brunei Airlines is the way to go! :rolleyes:

Watto
31-03-2011, 12:01 PM
Great field with GM Vallejo Pons (2707) the top seed followed by GM Nigel Short. I think last year over 30 players didn't turn up who were on the original list but the organisers still got about 180 players. This year 229 have registered so it should be bigger than last year. :) Quite a big group of Australians now too.

http://bangkokchess.com/events-calendar/11th-bcc-thailand-open-2011/thailand-open-2011-registered-players
The list of registered players is now up to 259 so it's looking like it should be the big field the organisers have been promising. :)
Top 20 players:
1 2205530 Francisco Vallejo Pons GM ESP 2707
2 400025 Nigel D Short GM ENG 2676
3 4625498 Jan Gustafsson GM GER 2647
4 1400266 Sune Berg Hansen GM DEN 2603
5 5004195 Tejas Bakre GM IND 2530
6 5002265 Abhijit Kunte GM IND 2526
7 4603338 Gerhard Schebler GM GER 2460
8 10200010 Niaz Murshed GM BAN 2455
9 5001668 Jha Sriram GM IND 2442
10 5010535 Siddharth Ravichandran IM IND 2423
11 4157052 Sklyarov Dmitry V. FM RUS 2415
12 1502964 Kjetil Stokke FM NOR 2407
13 1400541 Torben Sorensen IM MLT 2403
14 4173716 Alexei Romanov IM RUS 2401
15 8604398 Kaiqi Yang IM CHN 2399
16 5008980 Roy Saptarshi IM IND 2395
17 1007238 Thomas Willemze IM NED 2390
18 13000098 Zaw Win Lay GM MYA 2382
19 5010454 Somak Palik IM IND 2378
20 1005669 Pieter Hopman NED 2365

Australians in the field:
21 3200086 Guy West IM AUS 2360
25 3205207 Max Illingworth FM AUS 2345
44 3200302 Tim Reilly FM AUS 2271
51 3202208 Matthew Drummond AUS 2240
55 3205800 James Morris IM AUS 2227
101 3206688 James Attwood AUS 2019
119 3204634 Peter Frost AUS 1955
122 3212629 Frank Lekkas AUS 1937 (unfortunately I think HBK can't make it even though he's on the list)
130 3213145 Ari Dale AUS 1902
In the Challengers event:
32 3206920 Jean Watson AUS 1584
54 3213153 Finley Dale AUS
69 3213307 Jack Puccini AUS

Okay, I've done enough procrastinating - must go and do some work!

ER
12-04-2011, 02:16 AM
Go Jean! :) :clap:

Garrett
13-04-2011, 07:30 AM
Looks like James Morris and Max Illingworth have both drawn with GM's and James has an additional win over a 2400+ IM.
:clap:

James reports that Guy West is on 2.5 too.

Hope everyone else is going well !

Mischa
13-04-2011, 03:09 PM
Good To See The Aussies Doing So Well

Ian CCC
13-04-2011, 03:54 PM
Max Illingworth (2345) draws with another GM in round 4! This time, he had the black pieces against 3rd seed Jan Gustafsson (2647). At one stage he was winning, but with both players appearing to be in time trouble, a massive swap-off resulted in an equal endgame.

The game is here (http://bangkokchess.com/round4/tfd.htm).

Meanwhile, Guy West continues his bad run against juniors, losing to James Morris. James is now on 3.5/4 and playing on board 3 in R5.

Metro
13-04-2011, 05:50 PM
Monday, 11 April 12.00 Registration Closed
15.00 – 15.30 Welcome & announcements
15:30 – 19:30 Round 1
Tuesday, 12 April 09.00 – 13.00 Round 2
15:30 – 19:30 Round 3
Wednesday, 13 April 09.00 – 13.00 Round 4
15:30 – 19:30 Round 5
Thursday, 14 April 14.00 – 18.00 Round 6
Friday, 15 April 14.00 – 18.00 Round 7
Saturday, 16 April 14.00 – 18.00 Round 8
Sunday, 17 April 09.00 – 13.00 Round 9 / Final round
16:00 Closing Ceremony

Adamski
13-04-2011, 07:07 PM
Max Illingworth (2345) draws with another GM in round 4! This time, he had the black pieces against 3rd seed Jan Gustafsson (2647). At one stage he was winning, but with both players appearing to be in time trouble, a massive swap-off resulted in an equal endgame.

The game is here (http://bangkokchess.com/round4/tfd.htm).

Meanwhile, Guy West continues his bad run against juniors, losing to James Morris. James is now on 3.5/4 and playing on board 3 in R5.
Go Max and James! Great start by both Aussie juniors. Keep it up!

Mischa
14-04-2011, 03:50 PM
James drew with another GM

Garrett
14-04-2011, 04:04 PM
James drew with another GM
:clap: :clap:

Mischa
14-04-2011, 04:32 PM
4/5

Mischa
14-04-2011, 04:45 PM
performance rating...2500? but early days...still, great start!! means he gets to play the bigger guns. The whole reason he's there

Adamski
14-04-2011, 06:12 PM
4/5
Terrific!

Watto
14-04-2011, 07:30 PM
Meanwhile, Guy West continues his bad run against juniors, losing to James Morris.
Not just to juniors. It's been a shocker and rather familiar story recently of good positions thrown away by blunders. But in his defence he's had a really bad runny nose and chest cold (to use the official medical description ;)) since we arrived and headaches. So on top of poor form in Melbourne in recent weeks, it's not been great. It's one of those dilemmas when you start a tournament feeling sick - very hard to withdraw when you've travelled for it.

But the good news is that today he's finally feeling better (yesterday I thought he might need to get carted home in a box) so that's good because this is the most fantastic venue and an extraordinarily good place to be. It's a beautiful hotel surrounded by pools and tennis courts and beaches... we had such a good swim today - a very large pool with a depth of 3 metres and strong water spouts which are rather good for massaging one's neck and shoulders (they are also an attractive water feature.) I think everyone's really enjoying being here. Lost my game today but I can't get down for too long here. It's just so pleasant. I had the amusing situation of playing good friends of ours - Damian Norris' fiancee in my first game and his son in my 3rd round. Damian was hoping to play Guy in his weakened state to try to get revenge for me beating up his family!

I'm so pleased to see James and Max performing so well.I really hope they keep going well. There's quite a number of Australians (including Ian and Cathy Rogers) here so we all support each other. So far it's only James and Guy who had to play each other which is good. Hopefully James and Max don't have to at any stage.

Once again the tournament is superbly run and the venue is first class. It's even better than last year. It's got a great feeling - I think half of us want to move to Thailand. Did I mention how much I like the food and the fresh coconut juice? Even us patzers get a flag and large name tag at our boards - a nice touch. Another nice touch is that we all have glasses of water at our boards which are filled by the hotel waiters although as of today I think we have to refill them ourselves. Perhaps some of the players found it distracting -not sure.

I realise this report is filled with trivial matters - someone else can report on the actual chess! :)
(Actually, I will add one thing about the chess. Guy's loss to James doesn't fit into the good-position-blundered-away category because it was an opening variation he wasn't familiar with and he misplayed it. Beaten by good opening preparation - rather old apparently but worked!)

ER
14-04-2011, 10:30 PM
Not just to juniors. It's been a shocker and rather familiar story recently of good positions thrown away by blunders. But in his defence he's had a really bad runny nose and chest cold (to use the official medical description ;)) since we arrived and headaches. So on top of poor form in Melbourne in recent weeks, it's not been great. It's one of those dilemmas when you start a tournament feeling sick - very hard to withdraw when you've travelled for it.

But the good news is that today he's finally feeling better (yesterday I thought he might need to get carted home in a box) so that's good because this is the most fantastic venue and an extraordinarily good place to be. It's a beautiful hotel surrounded by pools and tennis courts and beaches... we had such a good swim today - a very large pool with a depth of 3 metres and strong water spouts which are rather good for massaging one's neck and shoulders (they are also an attractive water feature.) I think everyone's really enjoying being here. Lost my game today but I can't get down for too long here. It's just so pleasant. I had the amusing situation of playing good friends of ours - Damian Norris' fiancee in my first game and his son in my 3rd round. Damian was hoping to play Guy in his weakened state to try to get revenge for me beating up his family!

I'm so pleased to see James and Max performing so well.I really hope they keep going well. There's quite a number of Australians (including Ian and Cathy Rogers) here so we all support each other. So far it's only James and Guy who had to play each other which is good. Hopefully James and Max don't have to at any stage.

Once again the tournament is superbly run and the venue is first class. It's even better than last year. It's got a great feeling - I think half of us want to move to Thailand. Did I mention how much I like the food and the fresh coconut juice? Even us patzers get a flag and large name tag at our boards - a nice touch. Another nice touch is that we all have glasses of water at our boards which are filled by the hotel waiters although as of today I think we have to refill them ourselves. Perhaps some of the players found it distracting -not sure.

I realise this report is filled with trivial matters - someone else can report on the actual chess! :)
(Actually, I will add one thing about the chess. Guy's loss to James doesn't fit into the good-position-blundered-away category because it was an opening variation he wasn't familiar with and he misplayed it. Beaten by good opening preparation - rather old apparently but worked!)


That's a great report thanks Jean!! :clap: '


I realise this report is filled with trivial matters - someone else can report on the actual chess! :)

Look, I can assure you it's an absolutely excellent style!!! I loved it. Please say hi to Guy and wish him a speedy recovery!

BTW, doing a research for MCC Championship I found that he has won the Club's championship (a shared record of) 10 times!

What a super champion! He has all time to come back and make it 11! :clap:

Watto
15-04-2011, 02:56 AM
Look, I can assure you it's an absolutely excellent style!!! I loved it. Please say hi to Guy and wish him a speedy recovery!

Thanks JaK. I'll pass that on. I think I must have got too much sun today - that report sounded like it was written by Enid Blyton or something!

Anyway, Nigel Short is outright first after 6 rounds on 5.5 after Vallejo drew with Kunte. James drew with his opponent although it should have been a win so that was disappointing for him. I think that Max drew as well although I'm not absolutely sure of that. Guy won a very topsy turvy game. Most of the other Australians had a win today.

Hobbes
15-04-2011, 09:37 AM
Ah, the Land of Topsy Turvey, at the top of the Magic Faraway Tree!

Mischa
15-04-2011, 02:01 PM
Go Max and James! Great start by both Aussie juniors. Keep it up!

Actually Max is no longer a junior.

Basil
15-04-2011, 04:52 PM
Actually Max is no longer a junior.
Otherwise he'd be in Min?

Adamski
15-04-2011, 05:47 PM
Lol C U! Continued best wishes to all Australasian comoetitors. Great to hear Guy has recovered Jean. I too enjoyed your report. And yes Mischa I temporarily forgot it is Max.s gap year.

Kevin Bonham
15-04-2011, 08:11 PM
Max on 4.5 is white against FM Kjetil Stokke (2407) from Norway. James also on 4.5 is white against GM Zaw Win Lay (2382) from Myanmar. Neither of these games are quite high enough to make the game viewer for this round.

Tony Dowden
15-04-2011, 10:00 PM
I think I must have got too much sun today - that report sounded like it was written by Enid Blyton or something!.
More midday sun then, because I loved your report Jean :cool:

Please pass on best wishes to the young gun GM-hunters as well as the oldies like Guy and Tim ;)

Kevin Bonham
15-04-2011, 10:42 PM
Illingworth lost but James has drawn with Zaw Win Lay, the third GM (albeit at the lower end of the GM scale ratings-wise) he has drawn with this tournament. While the site shows James performing at 2502 that is dragged down by the low-rated first round victim and his current TPR is 2549.

James is black against IM Willemze (2390) tomorrow. Tim and Guy both won and play each other, Max plays FM Saeheng (2253).

Watto is doing well; the unrated player she beat in round 5 (win number 3) beat an 1840 in an earlier round.

Vlad
16-04-2011, 11:38 PM
In the last round Max needs to win to get his first IM norm, while James needs to draw to get his second IM norm (not that he needs it :)).

machomortensen
17-04-2011, 06:55 AM
Great report Watto. As a fellow dane - Peter Svendsen - also sends nice reports one really wishes to be there...

Unfortunately I don't think I could play this nice tournament the next many years due to my examclasses...

I wish you all a great finish!

Mischa
17-04-2011, 07:11 AM
James seems to have the harder opponent...in terms of rating

Adamski
17-04-2011, 03:56 PM
In the last round Max needs to win to get his first IM norm, while James needs to draw to get his second IM norm (not that he needs it :)).
Good luck Max!

Metro
17-04-2011, 07:59 PM
Good luck Max!

2011 Thai Open Final scores
=1 Gustafsson, Short, Vallejo 7.5 points
=4 Voigt, Yang 7
=6 Hansen, Palit, Sriram, Saptarshi, Illingworth 6.5

Results from www.bangkokchess.com

Vlad
17-04-2011, 09:29 PM
Congratulations to Max for his first IM norm!!!

And to James for his second IM norm!!!

Well done, guys!

Kevin Bonham
17-04-2011, 09:37 PM
In the last round Max needs to win to get his first IM norm, while James needs to draw to get his second IM norm (not that he needs it :)).

Both did so. Congrats to Max on the norm. :clap: :clap: And still a good tournament for James overall despite the loss in round 8.

Adamski
17-04-2011, 10:51 PM
Congratulations to Max for his first IM norm!!!

And to James for his second IM norm!!!

Well done, guys!Ditto from me! I am sure Max Illingworth will be an IM one day. I also think he is an excellent annotator, in Australasian Chess.

Perpie
17-04-2011, 11:47 PM
Yay! Congrats Max and James! (But especially Max because James is already an IM.) :)

Hobbes
18-04-2011, 12:10 AM
Go Max and James! Great start by both Aussie juniors. Keep it up!

Actually Max is no longer a junior.



In the last round Max needs to win to get his first IM norm, while James needs to draw to get his second IM norm (not that he needs it :)).

James seems to have the harder opponent...in terms of rating

icky...

ER
18-04-2011, 01:11 AM
Ditto from me! I am sure Max Illingworth will be an IM one day...

I'd go one further than that! :) :clap:

Mischa
18-04-2011, 02:53 AM
not really....


Well done Max an outstanding result !!!!!!!

Garrett
18-04-2011, 07:49 AM
Yay! Congrats Max and James! (But especially Max because James is already an IM.) :)

yes well done lads !

Rincewind
18-04-2011, 11:53 AM
Congratulations to Max for his first IM norm!!!

And to James for his second IM norm!!!

Well done, guys!

Ditto from me.

Oepty
18-04-2011, 05:33 PM
Well done Max on the IM norm, and James on the excellent performance.
Scott

brett
19-04-2011, 09:08 AM
Well played Max and James!

Strong performances

Adamski
19-04-2011, 01:06 PM
I'd go one further than that! :) :clap:
Yes indeed, Elliot! Max will be a GM one day! Maybe not that far away...He is playing in Doeberl and Sydney International Open.

Watto
19-04-2011, 10:38 PM
Well done too to Jack Puccini who won third best Junior in the Challengers with 4.5 out of 7. :clap: Amusingly but not surprisingly (it was a regular haunt of his during the tournament ;)), he was playing blitz in the hotel bar/lounge during the prize giving ... (they had a whole bunch of boards set up for the purpose) so someone had to go and find him so he could receive his prize. :)

We're in transit in Brunei at the moment, waiting for our flight home to Melbourne. Next I'll check on The Age... a long haul ahead still :(

antichrist
21-04-2011, 12:29 AM
I realise this report is filled with trivial matters - someone else can report on the actual chess!
(Actually, I will add one thing about the chess. Guy's loss to James doesn't fit into the good-position-blundered-away category because it was an opening variation he wasn't familiar with and he misplayed it. Beaten by good opening preparation - rather old apparently but worked!)

Ian Rogers in his column this week calls it caveman and analyses the game in detail, and clouts James for turning up late again for his game. But his column is sandwiched between Mungo McCallum's crossword and the stars on page 33 so he gets just desserts.

http://www.echo.net.au/node/81588
be warned the front page will put any hot bloodied male off their chess for life

Lekko
21-04-2011, 12:51 AM
I realise this report is filled with trivial matters - someone else can report on the actual chess!
(Actually, I will add one thing about the chess. Guy's loss to James doesn't fit into the good-position-blundered-away category because it was an opening variation he wasn't familiar with and he misplayed it. Beaten by good opening preparation - rather old apparently but worked!)

Ian Rogers in his column this week calls it caveman and analyses the game in detail, and clouts James for turning up late again for his game. But his column is sandwiched between Mungo McCallum's crossword and the stars on page 33 so he gets just desserts.

http://www.echo.net.au/archives/full_versions/Echo_25_41.pdf

be warned the front page will put any hot bloodied male off their chess for life
It doesn't say that anywhere on the page...

antichrist
21-04-2011, 01:09 AM
It doesn't say that anywhere on the page...


http://www.echo.net.au/node/81588

sorry about that, try again and tell them that AC sent you

Kevin Bonham
21-04-2011, 02:01 AM
Ian is referring to this line:

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.e5

aka the Austrian Attack.

peter_parr
21-04-2011, 10:16 AM
Report in SMH (http://www.chessdiscountsales.com/news/newsindex.htm)

Watto
27-04-2011, 05:34 PM
Here are some photos I took in Thailand:
top seed, GM Paco Vallejo
IM Morris vs GM Kunte
FM Illingworth watched by GM Ian Rogers, the press officer for the tournament. Ian must have just been drenched in the street by a Songkran Festival water pistol from the look of his shirt - we all got drenched most days if we left the hotel :) (just google images of Songkran Festival and you'll see what I mean - I have no photos as it wasn't safe to go out with anything you wanted to keep dry!)
WFM Abdumalik vs Damian Norris. A 10 or 11 year old from Kazakhstan, she had an impressive tournament and ended up with a performance rating of well over 2200. She also had a wonderfully thick plait and tended to kneel rather than sit in her chair. She won this game and several others against higher rated opponents.
Ari Dale vs the Dutchman Jeroen Wismeijer with Nigel Short in the background
Our hotel foyer
The view from our balcony looking out to the tennis courts
The view from our floor onto the 3 metre deep pool
Guy playing tennis (with Norris, Drummond and Watharow) After a break from tennis of at least 6 years and not feeling the best, he did okay and his shoulder held up so that was good (my shots of Guy playing chess are a bit blurred so I give you a tennis shot instead.)
The 2nd seed and tournament winner on a tiebreaker, GM Gustafsson vs FM Tim Reilly
A photo of the tennis players! I don't know how they did it, it was warm even for the spectators.

Garrett
27-04-2011, 05:42 PM
great photo's Watto !

Watto
28-04-2011, 11:30 AM
great photo's Watto !
Thanks Garrett. :)