2005/06 4NCL   


12/03/2008 20:26

The 2006/05 4 NCL tournament finished on 1st. May 2006.  Andrew Greet from Cornwall was unable to repeat his performance from the previous competition but finished with five wins and 3 draws from the eleven games he played.  His wins included a victory over Jonathan Rowson the current BCF Champion.

Michael Adams played for Wood Green 1 who won Division 1 and Andrew played for Hilsmark Kingfishers, also a Division 1 team. 

Michael played three games, winning them all in masterly positional style.  His win over Nigel Davies produced a nice finish from the following position - White to play:-

Can you see how he did it?


(1) Fressinet,Laurent (2633) - Adams,Michael (2720) [C49]
4NCL/Div1/GUI1-WGR1 Birmingham ENG (11.1), 01.05.2006

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Bb4 5.0-0 0-0 6.d3 d6 7.Bg5 Bxc3 8.bxc3 h6 9.Bh4 Bd7 10.d4 a6 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Qxf3 g5 14.Bg3 Re8 15.h4 Kg7 16.hxg5 hxg5 17.Qf5 Nh5 18.Rab1 Rb8 19.d5 Na5 20.Bxa6 Qf6 21.Qxf6+ Kxf6 22.Bb5 Rh8 23.Bh2 g4 24.g3 Ke7 25.Kg2 b6 26.f4 gxf3+ 27.Rxf3 Rbg8 28.Rbf1 Rh7 29.Ba6 Nf4+ 30.Kh1 Rgh8 31.R3f2 Nh3 32.Re2 Ng5 33.Rff2 f6 34.a4 Rh6 35.Re3 Ra8 36.Bb5 Nb7 37.Bc6 Rb8 38.Kg2 Nc5 39.Rfe2 Rbh8 40.Bg1 Nh3 41.Kf1 Nxg1 42.Kxg1 Rh1+ 43.Kg2 R8h2+ 44.Kf3 Rf1+ 45.Kg4 Rxe2 46.Rxe2 Nxe4 47.Kh3 f5 48.Kg2 Rc1 49.c4 Nc3 50.Rd2 e4 51.Kf2 Kf6 52.Ke3 Ke5 53.Rh2 Rf1 54.c5 Rf3+ 55.Kd2 Kd4 0-1