With the sun trying to BBQ us today, it was appropriate that tonight's tournament was called BBQ Friday. The three players who jointly won tonight's event probably felt they had been BBQ'd by the end, such was the close finish.
Going into the last round, Rowantree looked in pole position to win with 3 wins from 3 games, before falling to WiseCrabbyCoconut in the final round. With his win in the last round, both WiseCrabbyCoconut and RichSmoothPanda were able to clinch a three way tie for the victory with Rowantree - well played to all players.
Joint 1st: RichSmoothPanda, WiseCrabbyCoconut, Rowantree
If you have a ChessKid login, you can see the full results at the following link: https://www.chesskid.com/tournament/open-bbq-friday-67515/results
Chess Problem - Win the Queen, White to play
In the position below, taken from Move 19, what move can white play to win Black 's Queen? If you want to see the answer, click through the game at the end of this post.
Game of the Week
This looked like it may be the decider tonight, and both players played a great game, but in the end Rowantree found a way to win the Queen and that was that...
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