Category Archives: e2e4 Brighton 2012

e2e4 Brighton Open 2012-11 Results

Brighton Open e2e4 Brighton Nov 2012 Open

GMs Wells and Arkell shared first with 4.5/5 in the increasingly popular e2e4 weekend tournament series. FM Lyell got 3/5.

Rank Name                   Score Fed. Rating
1 GM Wells, Peter K      4.5     ENG 2488
2 GM Arkell, Keith C     4.5     ENG 2462
3 Jones, Steven A           4         ENG 1987
4 FM Sowray, Peter J     3.5     ENG 2362
5 FM Ledger, Dave J      3.5     ENG 2268
6 Player, Edmund C         3.5     ENG 2215
7 Seymour, Timothy P     3.5     ENG 2057

8 Kirk, Ezra                     3 ENG 2258
9 FM Lyell, Mark             3 ENG 2194
10 Murphy, Hugh W         3 ENG 2152
11 Myall, Ivan J                3 ENG 2092
12 De Coverly, Roger D 3 ENG 2038
13 Prior, Stephen C V     3 ENG 1993
14 Boardman, Jeffrey      3 NZL 1990

15 Lim, Zhuo Ren 2.5 MAS 2183
16 Tozer, Philip A A 2.5 ENG 2179
17 Maullin, Robert E 2.5 ENG 2138
18 Skulte, Christopher 2.5 AUS 1969
19 McCarthy, Damian 2.5 ENG 1879
20 Anderson, John 2 ENG 2179
21 Coates, David H 2 ENG 2085
22 WIM Maroroa, Sue 2 ENG 2055
23 Harnett, Robert J 2 ENG 2018
24 WFM Norinkeviciute, Rasa 2 LTU 2010
25 Craft, Isaac 2 ENG 2005
26 Briggs, John Nicholas 2 ENG 1979
27 Kirk, Jason 2 FRA 1954
28 Payne, Matthew J 2 ENG 1952
29 Oyama, Akito 2 ENG 1866
30 Gupta, Arul 2 ENG 1730
31 Kouis, Marios 1.5 GRE 1851
32 Wood, Peter R 1 ENG 1947
33 Waters, Andrew 1 ENG 1918 *
34 Charpidou, Anna 1 GRE 1754
35 Lee, Shane 0.5 IRL 1842
36 Stone, Mark R 0 ENG 1615

Here is a key game between one of the winners GM Wells and Budapest resident FM Mark Lyell.

Wells,Peter K (2488) – Lyell,Mark (2194)
Queen’s Gambit Accepted(D26)
e2e4 Brighton Open Old Ship Hotel, Brighton, Eng (4), 11.11.2012
White played for queenside pressure with the IQP and black sacrificed an exchange rather than endure a passive defence.

Critical Position
White has big pressure going on the queenside but what’s next?

White to Play

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