Owls win at Morpeth 🎄

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Alnwick B 1½-2½ Forest Hall Owls

Colour Board Alnwick B Grade 2023-12-13 Forest Hall Owls Grade
B 1 Horseman, John 1644 0 – 1 French, Morgan 1699
W 2 Firth, Ralph 1559 0 – 1 Tatters, Ethan 1582
B 3 O’Neill, Stephen G 1533 ½ – ½ Terzza, Philip 1627
W 4 Castledine, Paul 1535 1 – 0 Stainthorpe, Chris 1485

 


This is the position from Morgan’s game on board one, after black played 30… Ng5?

White to play and win.

 


The game concluded …

31.Ng6+ hxg6 32.hxg6+ Kg8 33.Bxg5 Rxf5 ( 33…Bxg5 34.Qh3 Bh4 35.Qxh4 Qxh4 36.Rxh4 Rxf5 37.gxf5 Ne3 38.Rdh1 Kf8 39.f6 Ke8 40.Rh8+ )
34.Qh3 and black resigned (1-0)