England Team

Khanty-Mansiysk IX

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

Leif today gained a typical space advantage in the Caro-Kann as white. He neutralised his Danish opponent’s attempt at counter-play and emerged with a tiny…


Khanty-Mansiysk VIII

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

Today was another great day for the England team at the WYCC16 in Khanty – 1.5 out of 2! Vickie was playing a formidable Russian…


Khanty-Mansiysk VII

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

Today England scored 2 out 2. We are hoping for a repeat during the last 3 rounds. Leif took a bye today and Vickie won…


Khanty-Mansiysk VI

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

Vickie won her game today in good style. She was playing a Woman Candidate Master from Canada. She slowly outplayed her opponent in a tough…




Khanty-Mansiysk IV

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

Round 2 — although no victory as yet, England again defended well. There are still many opportunities ahead, and Victoria and Leif are focused. We…



Khanty-Mansiysk II

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Khanty 2016

  … and so it begins … Vicky and Leif are up against formidable Russian opponents of 2100+ stature! BREAKING NEWS — Our small English…



Akshaya in Baku

Photo: David Llada Baku reports from Mark Jordan are here


EYCC – Day Nine report

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series EYCC2016

On the final day we scored 10.5 points. Nishchal Thatte, our only medal hopeful, lost on board 3 in under 8 section and ended the…



EYCC – Day Eight report

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series EYCC2016

We are nearing the end of EYCC 2016 and the last round is today is at 1pm. Day 8 saw the players secure 12 points….


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