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Callum Kilpatrick and Jovanka Houska, Ice Chess, London, January 2007 Jovanka and Callum participate in Moscow v. London Ice Chess match
Thursday 11th January 2007
Jovanka and Callum pictured here pushing pawns in the Ice Chess match between Moscow and London.

Moscow - London [C57]
Ice Chess London, 11.01.2007
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5 5.Bxf7+ Ke7 6.Bd5 d6 7.0-0 Bg4 8.Qe1 Nxd5 9.exd5 Nd4 10.c3 Ne2+ 11.Kh1 h6 12.Ne4 Bb6 13.f3 Nxc1 14.fxg4 Nd3 15.Qg3 Nf4 16.d4 g5 17.Nbd2 Qg8 18.dxe5 dxe5 19.c4 Bd4 20.Qb3 Qg6 21.Qxb7 Qb6 22.d6+ Kd7 23.Qxc7+ Qxc7 24.dxc7 Kxc7 25.Rab1 Rhf8 26.Nf3 Rad8 27.b4 Ne2 28.c5 Rf4 29.Nd6 Rxg4 30.Nxd4 exd4 31.Rf7+ Kc6 32.Rxa7 d3 33.Ra3 Rd4 34.b5+ Kd5 35.Rd1 d2 36.Nf5 Kxc5 37.Nxd4 ½-½.

White had a winning position, but Black (London) was winning on time. So accepting the draw offer from Moscow was an acceptable decision for both sides.
[Click to replay] Link to article in Chessbase here.

London League division 1: Fixture fiasco and narrow defeat
Monday 8th January 2007
An unfortunate mix up with fixture scheduling left Dulwich and Hackney with no boards, pieces, clocks, tables, chairs or space to play the match. With great ingenuity on both sides, some borrowed sets and some draw negotiations the match somehow got played. Alas, it ended in a narrow 7-5 defeat for Dulwich. Click here for match details.

London League division 4: Haran's win gives Dulwich the lead over Cavendish
Monday 6th November 2006
Dulwich have moved into a 3½-2½ lead over Cavendish after Martin Crichton resigned without resumption against Haran Rasalingam. Allen Miller's win over Ron Harman was also notable. Click here for match details.

London League division 4: Liam wins to clinch 4-4 draw
Thursday 2nd November 2006
Dulwich clinched a 4-4 draw with Kings Head when Liam Child won his adjourned position against B Jackson, graded 20 points higher than Liam. Well done Liam! Click here for match details.

Daniel Bayer London League division 1: convincing win over Richmond
Thursday 19th October 2006
The first team made a fantastic start to the season defeating Richmond 9-3. Daniel Bayer (left) won in just 13 moves! Click here for match details.

London League division 4: Dulwich 2 poised at 3-3
Thursday 12th September 2006
The Dulwich second team are currently being held 3-3 by Kings Head 3 with two games adjourned. Click here for match details.

Jovanka Houska simul at Dulwich Chess Club Simultaneous by Jovanka Houska, Crown and Greyhound, Dulwich Village
Monday 2nd October 2006
Jovanka Houska overcame a tough line-up of 17 players at Dulwich Chess Club, winning 13, drawing 2 and just 2 defeats. Many thanks to Jovanka for this event which helped the team get into gear for the season ahead. It also seems that the simul benefited Jovanka, who won her next simul 16-0! See Jovanka's website.

London League division 4: good start for Dulwich 2
Wednesday 27th September 2006
The Dulwich second team started their campaign with a 5-3 victory over DHSS. Click here for match details.

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Chess News Links

  • Korchnoi wins Chess Festival in Banyoles (Chessbase, Wednesday 6th September 2006)
  • Chess960 (Fischer Random) world championships (Chessbase, Thursday 17th August 2006)
  • Pawn Stars (The Guardian, Sunday 2nd July 2006)
  • Jovanka Houska, Player of the Year 2006 (ECF, Monday 19th June 2006)
  • Short challenges Kasparov: who will win? (Chessbase, Friday 23rd September 2005)
  • The rookie: Chess lessons from a Grandmaster, by Stephen Moss and Nigel Short (The Guardian, Tuesday 13th September 2005)
  • The grandmaster and the rookie (The Guardian, Tuesday 13th September 2005)
  • Bobby Fischer arrives in Iceland (BBC News, Friday 25th March 2005)
  • Kasparov: King who reigned supreme (BBC News, Friday 11th March 2005)

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