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LEEDS CHESS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ROSE FORGROVE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 1

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 2

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 3

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 4

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 5

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 6

CLUB HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP

CLUB RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP

CLUB LIGHTNING CHAMPIONSHIP

SIMULTANEOUS (ROSE FORGROVE v CLUB CHAMPION)

CLUB 5 MINUTES CHAMPIONSHIP

CLUB 10 MINUTES CHAMPIONSHIP

6 MIXED ROUNDS TOURNAMENT

LCA TEAM LIGHTNING AT ALWOODLEY

START OF LCA SEASON 2012-13

 

 

Best of British
Nigel Short

Just Short of Perfect

A look at the fighting qualities of Bolton's brightest chess star

Michael Adams

Web-weaver Adams

The master of positional chess shows us how to construct a game made in Devon.

Luke McShane

A McShane Explosion

The force has always been with Luke and more often than not his opponents feel its full power

David Howell

Howell in the Wind

A storm is coming your way! Don't ever tempt a whirlwind to come and devastate your positon

 

Old Magic

The real markers for modern day chess were established by players who didn't just rely on finding the best move

Emanuel Lasker

The Psychology of Lasker

One of the first great exponents of psychological chess, Lasker was aware of just what made his opponents' position uncomfortable

Jose Capablanca

The Scheming Cuban

Capablanca showed the chess world a whole new way of looking at the endgame where thinking in schemes took precedence

Alexander Alekhine

Alekhine Attacks!

Some inspired attacks stemmed from the mind of the Russian genius as he could see possibilities that others could not

 
In The Thick of It

Defend Yourself, Sir!

A key to successful match play is knowing how to defend a position

A Knee-nudge!

The King Hunt

You can smell blood and it's time to go in for the kill!

King Hunt

Sly Moves

Those unobtrusive little gems that leave your opponent helpless

Sly Moves

Trap-Setting

Time to bait your opponent with what looks like a tasty meal

Trap-Setting
 
This Is The End
Elvis, the king!

Getting the King in

A look at how king activity is worth more than mere material

Equal-Superior-Winning

Equal-Superior-Winning

How to convert those seemingly dead drawn positions

Gentlemen, The Queen

Gentlemen, The Queen!

With the great range that the queen posesses such endings are more about technique

King and Pawn Trickiness

King and Pawn Trickiness

Ever thought king and pawn endings were simple? Nothing could be further from the truth