Games

At present this is an experimental page exploring the possibilities of providing replayable games. Content will change.

Here is our founder BH Wood's earliest known full game. It doesn't yet appear in Britbase or Chessbase's Mega Database. The game was discovered for us in September 2017 by archivist extraordinaire Peter Loach who found it in, of all places, The Falkirk Herald of 7 August 1935.

[Event "BCF Major Open"] [Site "Great Yarmouth"] [Date "1935"] [White "Wood, BH"] [Black "Prins, Lodewijk"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A40c"] 1.d4 b5 2.e4 Bb7 3.f3 b4 4.Bd3 e5 5.dxe5 Bc5 6.f4 f6 7.Qe2 Nc6 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.c3 fxe5 10.Nxe5 Nxe5 11.fxe5 Qxe5 12.Rf1 Nf6 13.Bf4 Qe6 14.Nd2 O-O 15. O-O-O bxc3 16.bxc3 Ba3+ 17.Kb1 Rab8 18.Ka1 Qc6 19.Be5 d6 20.Bd4 Bc8 21.Rb1 Bg4 22.Bc4+ Kh8 23.Qd3 Bc5 24.Rxf6 Rxb1+ 25.Qxb1 gxf6 26.Bxf6+ Rxf6 27. Qb8+ Kg7 28.Qg8+ Kh6 29.Qxg4 Qe8 30.Nf3 Qh5 31.Qd7 Ba3 32.g4 Qa5 33.g5+ Kg6 34.Qe8+ 1-0.

 


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