A sunny week in June

A sunny week in June

GM VerdeNotte
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Jul 31, 2014

Early June I played in the Swiss Rapid Chess Masters, a well organised one day tournament in Pfaffikon on Lake Zurich. I received a pleasant surprise on arrival with a gift of a bag of Swiss chocolates waiting for me in my room. The weather was re...

Recent developments

Recent developments

GM VerdeNotte
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Jun 29, 2014

So my intention was to write a tournament update for each of my tournaments played since the Icelandic League but that isn't really viable so I've decided to round it all up in one update. Going back to March I played the Reykjavik Open. I starte...

Icelandic League February - March 2014

Icelandic League February - March 2014

GM VerdeNotte
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Mar 4, 2014

Wednesday evening I returned to Iceland for the second half of the Icelandic league. The first half of the season had gone very well, see http://gawainjones.co.uk/return-to-iceland/ and we were fighting for the top couple of places and qualificati...

Bunratty 2014

Bunratty 2014

GM VerdeNotte
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Feb 14, 2014

Last year I was unable to play Bunratty as it clashed with my time in Iceland but with the dates moved to earlier in February this year Sue and I were able to return to Ireland's premier weekend tournament. I had been over at my parents' and took ...

London Classic

London Classic

GM VerdeNotte
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Dec 25, 2013

Hello all. I'm writing this from Auckland, in the pleasant New Zealand Summer, at my in-laws. I decided to try and give you some Christmas reading with an update on the London Classic http://www.londonchessclassic.com/super16.table.htm from my poi...

Return to Iceland

Return to Iceland

GM VerdeNotte
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Oct 24, 2013

You can read this update and many more at my website gawainjones.co.uk The first half of the Icelandic League was played a couple of weeks ago and Sue and I made the trip over to play for our team GM Hellir. When I started playing the team was Ma...

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