07.12.2019

Xmas Yes No Tournament


Prizes galore were won in this exciting tournament created and arbited by Jonathan Tuck.

On every move your opponent had the option of saying yes or no to your first move. If No then the move was taken back and another move had to be played.

Tactics galore soon appeared on every board and questions as to when the clock was pressed and if a promotion to a queen was No'ed could you then promote to a rook were answered adroitly by the arbiter.

The tournament started at 6:30pm and three rounds were played before the adults turned up while a number of juniors left at 7:30pm with mini prizes of tree decorations.

The first game between two of our older members went on for ages as they could not seem to understand the concept of checkmate in this chess variant missing numerous opportunities of mate in one.

Finally the tournament ended at nearly 10pm and our marvellous no expense spared prizes went to;

1st Prize Thomas Martin - 2½ Litres of ready mixed screen wash
2nd Prize Daniel Longley - Pack of chess opening playing cards
3rd Prize Benedict Weis - Bar of Chocolate
4th Prize Jon Lawrance as top adult picked up a bottle of wine

Yes/No Tournament

Venue: Crowborough Community Centre

Date: 06/12/2019

Federation: England

Timings: 10 mins, plus increment of 5 secs/move

 

Pos Name Grade
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 A B C D
1 Martin, Thomas W 102A
b14+ w15+ b12+ w13+ b2+ w7+ b3+ w6+ 24 8 674 84
     
                       
2 Longley, Daniel 107A
  w3+ b20+ b7+ w1- w6+ b8+ b16+ 19 7 691 99
     
                       
3 Weis, Benedict 114A
  b2- w6+ w20+ b7+ b17+ w1- b4- 15 7 882 126
     
                       
4 Lawrance, Jon AN 126E
      w8- b5+ w9+ b11+ w3+ 13 5 682 136
     
                       
5 Crosby, Ben 130A
    w10- b6- w4- b16+ w9+ b8+ 12 6 773 129
6 Crosby, Peter 95A
    b3- w5+ w14+ b2- w7+ b1- 12 6 713 119
     
                       
7 Pearce, Benjamin 53A
b20+   b15+ w2- w3- b1- b6-   10 6 651 109
     
                       
8 Redman, Michael A 129C
      b4+ w9+ b11- w2- w5- 9 5 775 155
9 Grisenthwaite, Jonathan C 93C
      w16+ b8- b4- b5- w11+ 9 5 721 144
10 Chapman, Rafe 65A
  w12+ b5+ w15+         9 3 276 92
     
                       
11 Norton, Trevor 180
        b16+ w8+ w4- b9- 8 4 660 165
12 Velayudham, Suriya 106A
w13+ b10- w1- b14+         8 4 400 100
13 Gould, Dylan 38F
b12- b18+ w14+ b1-         8 4 291 73
     
                       
14 Hull, Isabella 35B
w1- b19+ b13- w12- b6-       7 5 493 99
     
                       
15 Hopkirk, Lucy 66D
w19+ b1- w7- b10-         6 4 400 100
     
                       
16 Grant, Donald P 41B
      b9- w11- w5- b17- w2- 5 5 655 131
     
                       
17 Fryer, David W 164B
          w3- w16+   4 2 298 149
18 Chapman, Sorcha 0D
  w13- b19+           4 2 118 59
     
                       
19 DaCosta, Gregory 30
b15- w14- w18-           3 3 251 84
20 Hammond, Ben 5F
w7-   w2- b3-         3 3 285 95

 

Index:

A = Player's score

B = Number of graded games played

C = Total grading points

D = Grading performance



Thomas won with a magnificent 8 wins from 8.