Monday September 21, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

25th February, 2018

Mulcahy Memorial, 2018

Cork’s 50th Mulcahy Memorial was won by local hero Alex Lopez for a staggering 12th time out of 12 attempts, with a perfect 6/6 score. His final round game is a textbook example of attacking when the kings have castled on opposite wings.

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.d3 Na5 5.Nf3 Nxc4 6.dxc4 Bb4 7.Bd2 d6 8.Qe2 Bg4 9.0–0–0 Qe7 10.Kb1 a5 11.h3 Bd7 12.Qd3 Bxc3 13.Bxc3 Bc6 14.Rhe1 Nd7...

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