Veteran's victory

Dec 30, 2013, 9:55 AM |

I do not usually post to a blog but the exploits of an old friend deserve to be celebrated. He was the first opponent when I played at a real (as opposed to school) chess club about half a century ago. He is now a veteranĀ  who has maintained his enthusiasm for playing over the board when many younger players have given up and yesterday in the 2nd round at Hastings he did this

Some years ago Tom's rating was much higher, but if his opponent didn't take him seriously enough he knows better now.