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Geoffrey Gunawan v Ross Jackson (1-6-21)

Final round of the 2021 Leo Eichholtz 25+5 competition played 1 June 2021. A victory for either Ross or Geoffrey will secure the second place spot for them. Annotations by White. Geoffrey, playing the Vienna of late, tries out Stanley or Three Knights Variation.

Geoffrey Gunawan v Stewart Holdaway (18-5-21)

Stewart Holdaway was the deserved winner of the first leg of the Club’s Leo Eichholtz tournament, which is played under a 25m+5s time format. On his way to a 6½ from 8 finish, here is one of his points from Round 3, with annotations by David Scott and his Stockfish engine.


Stewart Holdaway v James Burt (16-5-21)

On 16 May, 2021 the Manawatu Knights Chess club hosted the second I.M. Sims Memorial in Palmerston North. Four players from Kāpiti participated. In the game below, Stewart Holdaway annotates his Round 5 clash against James Burt.

Guy Burns v Stewart Holdaway (20-4-2021)

A key game from Round 6 in the KCC Kingston Memorial tournament. Front runner Stewart Holdaway is Black against an in-form Guy Burns sitting 1 point behind. Played under a 55m + 5s time format.

David Scott v Mike O’Rorke (13-4-2021)

Another game from the fifth round of the 2021 Rose and John Kingston Memorial tournament. David Scott, White against Mike O’Rorke.

Geoffrey Gunawan v John Whibley (13-4-21)

Round 5 of the Kingston Memorial played under a 55m+ 5s time format.

Gordon Lyall v John Eccles (11-3-21)

The first week of the 2021 Rose and John Kingston Memorial tournament, played under a 55m + 5s time format. Current Club Champion Gordon Lyall (rated 1928) plays John Eccles (rated 1710, and voted last year’s Most Promising Player).

Robert Hurndell v Geoffrey Gunawan (13-2-2021)

Here is a short and sweet cameo from Geoffrey from Round 4 of the annual Hawke’s Bay Rapid played in Napier, February 13, 2021

Kayden Loke v Ryan Winter (12-12-2020)

A key Round 4 battle between eventual joint winners of the Kapiti Junior Chess Championship played 12 December 2020. Annotations from Gordon Lyall.

Kayden Loke v Henry Laslow (12-12-2020)

Final round game from the Kapiti Junior Chess Championship Open that clinches a share of the title for co-winner Kayden Loke. Annotations from Gordon Lyall.