Autumn Cup 2018 – Round 6

Catching up from last month.

Autumn Cup R6 PGN

A Grade

Daniel Gong vs Alphaeus Ang – Black was down a piece but managed to take advantage of sharp tactics. 0-1

Michael Steadman vs Ben Hague – Black handled White’s usual b4 and attacked the King. White didn’t accurately defend. 0-1

Nathan Goodhue vs Bruce Watson – Black gradually improved his position and picked up a piece. 0-1

Paul Garbett vs Allen Fan – Black picked up a pawn and swapped down material before a mate presented it self. 0-1

Alex Nagorski vs John Duneas –  White missed some tactics that allowed Black to win material 0-1

Other games in the PGN

Upsets were:

Felix Xei beat Arkadi Poliakevitch
Allen Fan beat Paul Garbett
Tim Ha beat Clinton Wells

Alphaeus Ang was first on 5.5 after 6 rounds with Ben Hague, Bruce Watson and Allen fan all on 4.5.

B Grade

There were a large number of Byes in Round 6.


Kelvin Xiao beat Wayne McDougall
Brian Zhao beat Jacob Chai

Leaders after the round were Huge Gao on 5 followed by Jaon Huang, Joe Wang, Mathew Steadman and Kelvin Xiao on 4.5