The Goodall Tournament kicked off last night with some very exciting chess. There were many close battles and eventually Dominic, Ian, Manoj, both Pauls and Reg all scored wins.

Here is a position from the tough fight between Steven and Paul Verrall

Black (Paul) to play, can you find the unusual finish?

After 1… h3 2. Kf1 Qc1+ 3. Ke2 Nf4 mate, you don’t often see a Knight deliver mate on a fairly open board

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