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Williamson Shield Results

#25 "Rookie": Irish News 19th October 1983

Below are the names of the top scorers in the recent Williamson Shield as promised last week. After a three-way tie for first place, D Artt "hit the bulls-eye" by winning the shield on best cumulative score.

Continuing last week's theme of chess sacrifices, today's game is notable for a pretty Bishop sacrifice at the end which leads to the rare situation of mate by that most humble of pieces, a pawn. Incidentally, the result of this game (from the recent City of Dublin Tournament) was  reversal of the result of the previous encounter of these two players in the Dundalk open, 1983, shown in an earlier "Chess Corner".

Williamson Shield

  1. Damien Artt 5pts
  2. N. Carton, Arthur Pinkerton 5pts
  3. George Heathwood & Thomas Brown 4½pts
grading prizes to John Strawbridge, Harry Ball and John Harvey

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