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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY

[fee United Press Association.] CHRISTCHURCH, January 4. The following is the result of the eighth round • Moore v. Barnes (Buy Lopez).—Barnes lost a pawn in the opening, but afterwards gained the change of rook for bishop. Tho game is not finished. Barnes hae now three adjourned games on hand. ilara v. Buckett (French Defence).—ln the ending Buckett had a. queen and a rook against a queen, but Mara forced a draw by perpetual check on the 45th move. Dodds v. Grierson (Ruy Lopez).—Grierson won a pawn in the opening, but afterwards did not play up to form. Dodds brought off a smart finish, his opponent resigning at, move 41. O. L. Fox v. Severne (Queens Umwt Declined).—Severne won the exchange, and subsequently a piece. Fox. resigned on the 31st move. Hicks v. Hill (Giuoco Piano).—Hill lost a rook for a bishop through a miscalculation, and surrendered at move 28. B. G. Fox. v. Kelling.—Kelling scored by default. Pleasants a bve. In the ninth round C. E. Fox beat Mara,, but the other games are unfinished. The scores of completed games are r.s follow : Wins. Losses. Barnes ... 4£ | Buckett 2£ 24 Dodds 2£ 4£ Grierson 3£ 2£ C. E. Fox 4 4 'Hicks 5 2 Hill 3 4 Kelling 5£ If Mara 3£ 4£ Moore 4 , 2 Pleasants 1 6 Severne 5 3

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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY, Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915

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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY Evening Star, Issue 15692, 5 January 1915

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