Sam Collins: Chess

Oscar Chemla v Henry Li

30th October, 2016
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The Glorney Cup is an annual team competition between top junior players from Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales and France. This summer, reigning champions Ireland successfully defended their title.

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 Bc5

We have reached a Giucco Piano, a classical opening which remains popular even in elite tournaments. Li also defended this variation with Black against England’s second team, gaining a draw.

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