OFP Salver Opening for October (2021) – The Ruy Lopez — Berlin Defense

(last update 21/10/2021)

White to play

OFP Salver Standings

Len Weir68.512
Clive Baird66.59
Phil Thomas587
Bob Reid34.59
Dean McCusker337
Jim Wainwright314
John Calder24.53
Mike Chapman17.57
Cameron Smith121
Paul Denham6.51
Frank Park61

In this friendly tournament games begin from a set position in a featured opening. A new opening is selected each month. The idea behind a new opening is to introduce some interesting openings that some players may not have seen before and thus gain some learning /ideas

A player can only play 2 games per night. Points are scored on a handicap system based on players’ gradings. The minimum time limit is 30 minutes each. If you havn’t recorded the result on the result sheet at the club please e mail the result Mike Chapman gm4igs@hotmail.co.uk

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This season’s OFP Salver openings

September 2021 – Scandinavian Defense

February 2020 – King’s Gambit – Falkbeer Counter Gambit

January 2020 – Alekhine Scandinavian Variation – The Spielmann Gambit

November / December 2019 – Tennison Gambit

October 2019 – Kopec System (Sicilian Defence)

September 2019 – Lewis Gambit

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