British Championship Playoff Looms

With both Gawain Jones and Stephen Gordon reaching 9/11 in the British Championship they will play off for the title this morning. Personally I believe that Jones is the favorite and that Gordon may live to regret the safety first approach he adopted against Jonathan Hawkins in round 11. But let’s see…

Here meanwhile is Gordon’s round 10 win against Danny Gormally, once again excellently presented by Andrew Martin:


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Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: