OFP Salver Opening for January (2020) – Alekhine Scandinavian Variation – The Spielmann Gambit

Black to play

OFP Salver Standings

Cameron Smith7510
Bob Reid6711
Phil Thomas577
Len Weir53.58
Dean McCusker404
Ross Duffy366
Mike Chapman348
Frank Park24.56
Sandy Gibson208
Robin Templeton 204
Alex Smith144
Graeme King132
David Ferguson 113
Michael McKean111
Clive Baird81
Richard McMinn 05
Andrew Brown03
Jack Barrett03
Duncan Malcolm 02
Tommy Barrett0
John Calder0
Sanabel Dawod0
John Shankland0
Jim Wainwright0

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

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This season’s OFP Salver openings

November / December 2019 – Tennison Gambit

October 2019 – Kopec System (Sicilian Defence)

September 2019 – Lewis Gambit

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