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Round 2 Club Champs

A reminder that the annual Kāpiti Rapid is on 21 November. It is is open to everyone and promises to be a great day. See here for details.

Ross Jackson leads the Kāpiti Chess Club Champs after the second round with a win this week over Hamish Lester. Geoffrey Gunawan also did well to secure to a draw against  2019 Champion Gordon Lyall, and both now share second place on 1.5 points. Full standings after round 2 can be seen here.

Above: Move 6 in a marathon 92 move battle between Guy Burns and David Scott. The game had plenty of rook and pawn endgame practice, after having reached a largely even endgame by move 26. Guy unluckily mis-stepping near the end to allow David in for the late win.  See game here.