Winning Ugly

I had a tough tournament over the Easter weekend in Bolton where I felt I played poorly. Fortunately I won my last two games to end up with a respectable result.

Before my last round game my Dad showed me the Czech Benoni for 10 minutes in the car, mainly because I’d lost the last two games with the Old Indian and no longer felt confident playing it. I managed to win but it was an ugly game:

Sam Davies

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About Sam Davies

Sam Davies is the 15 year old son of GM Nigel Davies and a keen chess player in his own right. After a slow start with the game he has made rapid progress in the last few years and is now winning tournaments. Unlike other juniors he does not play in junior tournaments and likes playing positional chess.