Based on notes from 2009
The only surprise was that securing the
Howell finished up on
Not much in the way in rook endings from Our Champion. Of the 60+ in Torquay, in fact, Howell contributed only this ...
... so let's just say that while his opposition might have seemed familiar to him, his pairings were as tough as they could be.
Howell at the British 2013GM Jones
Howell at the British 2009
So congratulations Davey boy. Enjoy the £5,000. But, how about a rook ending or two next time? Some of us have got blogs to fill, you know?
PS: Champion's photo from www.papiermache.co.uk/