Newsletter no.2 - February 2016 - Brian Kerr


Brian Kerr Girls' Award


The charity is pleased to announce the establishment of the Brian Kerr Girls' Award, funded by a 25,000 bequest. The bequest will include a 1,000 award each year for ten years, to fund four girls on CSC courses who demonstrate exceptional enthusiasm and achievement. The remainder of the funds will be used to promote girls' chess within CSC.



Brian Kerr (1944-2014) was an Irish international, Cambridge maths graduate and successful problem-solver. He was also a sharp attacking player.



B. Kerr O. Penrose,

National Club Championship 1966

1. d4 f5 2. e4 fxe4 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. f3 exf3 5. Nxf3 d5 6. Ne5 c5 7. Bg5 e6 8. Bb5+ Bd7 9. O-O cxd4 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Bxd7+ Nxd7 12. Qh5+ Ke7 13. Qf7+ Kd6 14. Nb5+ Kc5 15. Nxd7+ Kxb5 16. Qxe6 Rc8 17. Qxd5+ Ka6 18. Rxf6+ b6 19. a4 Bc5 20. a5 d3+ 21. Nxc5+ Rxc5 22. axb6+ Kb5 23. Qb3# 1-0






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