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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY

The following are tho results of the ninth round:

Pleasants v. Barnes (Buy Lopez).— Ramos again lost a- pawn in the opening, nut. getting a counter attack, forced the position with a rook sacrifice. Pleasants resigned on the 32nd move.

flicks v. Kelling (Caro Kami). —Rolling •von a pawn, and. pushing his advantage, brought about Hicks's resignation at move 37. Hill v. Moore, (Ruy Lopez).—Moore got into difficulties, lost a piece, and resigned on the 35th move.

; Buckett v. Dodds I Ruy T/opez).—Dodd#, I after missing a chance to win a pice, j lost tho exchange, and Buckett scored • n \ the 62nd move. i C. E. Fox v. Mara iFrench Defence).— : Fox acquired a strong position, and forced Mara's resignation at move 28. Grierson v. B. G. Fox. —Grierson scored i by default, j Seve.nie a bye. j In round 10 C. E. Fox won from Dodds, j and Kelling from Moore. Buckett scored I from B. G. Fox by default. Hicks has I won two pawns from Grierson, and Barnes | has won a pawn from Severn?. _ The game I Pleasants v. Hill is about level. Each of j these three games requires a third sitting. | Mara,ha® the bye. I The positions to date are: I Wins. Losses. i F. iv. Kelling 74 4 j C. K. Fox 6 3 I K. J. Barnes ... ... o 4 -1, | W. n. Buckett H 2i G. F. Dodd# 24 64 ! J. G. Grierson 54 24 ■ K. Hicks 3 3 j W. C. Hill 4 4 ] T. Mara 54 64 | S. Moore 4 4 i 0. 0. Pleasants 1 7 I H. Severn? 5 5 j B. G. Fox (retired) ... 0 10

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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY, Evening Star, Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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N.Z. CHESS TOURNEY Evening Star, Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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