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Left to R…GM Keith Arkell English Champion 2008, IM Jovanka Houska British Ladies Champion 2008 and GM Stuart Conquest British Champion 2008. The Championship play-off match was won by Stuart (against Keith) 1½-½. Image: Official site…

Image: Chessworld
Sunday 27th July – Saturday 9th August, St. George’s Hall, Liverpool

Play-off…..Conquest vs Arkell, second game…1-0 which means Conquest is the winner as the first game was a draw.
Play takes place from 2.15pm each day, except Sunday 3 August
Please click HERE to play through all the games of round 1.

On THIS LINK you can follow live games played on the day and HERE you can choose any round to play through games.

British Chess….Round 11  Pairings and results
  1 Williams, Simon  2496(7) vs Conquest, Stuart 2536 (7½)–1/2    
  2 Arkell, Keith 2506 (7) vs Jones, Gawain 2549 (7)–1-0     
  3 Lalic, Bogdan 2533 (7) vs Gordon, Stephen 2508 (7)– 1/2    
  4 Davies, Nigel 2478 (6½)  vs  Kolbus, Dietmar 2393 (7)–1/2  
  5 Hawkins, Jonathan 2232 (6½) vs  Gormally, Daniel 2504 (6½)–1-0

British Chess…Round10: Pairings and results
  1 Jones, Gawain 2549  (6½)  vs Lalic, Bogdan 2533 (6½) –1/2
  2 Gordon, Stephen 2508  (6½)  vs Williams, Simon 2496 (6½) –1/2  
  3 Conquest, Stuart 2536  (6½)  vs Haslinger, Stewart G 2511 (6) –1-0    
  4 Gormally, Daniel 2504   (6)  vs  Hebden, Mark 2520 (6) –1/2     
  5 Ledger, Andrew 2423   (6)  vs Arkell, Keith C 2506 (6) –0-1 

Game of the day: Round 10 – Conquest

British Chess round 10 board 1: Jones vs Lalic end position

British Chess round 10 board 2: Gordon vs Williams move 24

Round: 9 pairings and results: 6th Aug.
  1 Lalic, Bogdan 2533 (6) vs Conquest, Stuart 2536 (6) –1/2
  2 Arkell, Keith  2506  (5½) vs  Gordon, Stephen 2508 (6) — 1/2
  3 Hawkins, Jonathan 2232 (5½) vs Jones, Gawain 2549(5½) — 0-1
  4 Hebden, Mark 2520 (5½) Kolbus, Dietmar 2393 (5½) –1/2
  5 Williams, Simon 2496 (5½) Eggleston, David 2372 (5½) — 1-0

British Chess…round 9…Lalic vs Conquest move 14

British Chess round 9: Lalic vs Conquest move 47

British Chess round 9…Hawkins vs Jones…final position

Game of the day…round 9..Andrew Ledger

Round: 8 pairings and results: 5th Aug
  1 Gormally, Daniel,2504   (5)  vs Lalic, Bogdan, 2533  (5½) –1/2
  2 Jones, Gawain, 2549   (5)  vs Williams, Simon, 2496   (5)–1/2
  3 Conquest, Stuart, 2536   (5)  vs  Ledger, Andrew, 2423   (5)–1-0
  4 Gordon, Stephen, 2508   (5)  vs Davies, Nigel, 2478   (5) –1-0
  5 Kolbus, Dietmar, 2393   (5)  vs  Pert, Richard, 2468  (4½) –1/2

British Chess…round 8 …Gormally vs Lalic final position

Conquest vs Ledger round 8… move 17

Gordon vs Davies round 8….move 18

Jones vs Williams round 8….move 22

Game of the day round 8: Arkel

Round  7: Monday 4th August:  pairings and results:
  1 Davies, Nigel R,2478 (4½)  vs  Jones, Gawain,2549 (4½)    — 1/2
  2 Gormally, Daniel, 2504 (4½)  vs  Conquest, Stuart, 2536 (4½)  — 1/2   
  3 Lalic, Bogdan, 2533 (4½)  vs  Trent, Lawrence, 2470 (4½)  –1-0
  4 Ledger, Andrew, 2423 (4)  vs  Hebden, Mark, 2520 (4½)  — 1-0
  5 Haslinger, Stewart, 2511 (4)  vs  Kolbus, Dietmar, 2393(4)  –0-1

Game of the day…round 7: Mike Surtees

British Chess round 7: Gormally vs Conquest final position

British Chess round 7: Lalic vs Trent final position

British Chess round 7: Davies vs Jones move 41

Image: Official site…Lalic vs Jones round 5

British Chess…game of the day round 6: Lalic

British Chess…round 6: Jones vs Gormally, final position

British Chess…round 6: Conquest vs Davies, move 36

Round: 6 pairings and results: 2nd Aug.                                                                  
1 Jones,Gawain,2549(4)  vs  Gormally,Daniel,2504(4) — 1/2
2 Conquest,Stuart 2536(4)  vs  Davies,Nigel,2478(4) — 1/2
3 Trent,Lawrence,2470(4)  vs  Hebden,Mark,2520(4) — 1/2
4 Horner,Jeff,2372(3½)  vs  Lalic,Bogdan,2533(3½)  — 0-1
5 Gordon,Stephen,2508(3½)  vs  Hawkins,Jonathan,2232(3½) — 1/2

Round: 5 pairings and results: 1st August

1. Hebden, Mark,2520 vs Conquest, Stuart,2536 — 1/2
2.Lalic, Susan,2344 vs Jones, Gawain C,2549 — 0-1
3. Pert, Nicholas, 2547 vs Trent, Lawrence,2470 –0-1
4. Gordon, Stephen,2508 vs Kolbus, Dietmar,2393 — 1/2
5. Buckley, Graeme, 2401 vs Gormally, Daniel,2504 — 0-1

Game of the day: Round 5 Steve Barrett

British Chess…round 5 Buckley vs Gormally final position

British Chess….round 5 Lalic vs Jones final position      Game of the day round 4

British Chess…game of the day…round 4 winner: Conquest

Round: 4 pairings and results:
1. Hebden, Mark,2520 (2½)  vs Davies, Nigel R, 2478 (3) — 1-0
2. Jones, Gawain C,2549 (2½)  vs  Gordon, Stephen,2508 (2½) — 1/2
3. Gormally, Daniel, 2504 (2½) vs  Pert, Nicholas,2547 (2½) — 1/2
4. Conquest, Stuart,2536 (2½) vs  Arkell, Keith C, 2506 (2½) — 1-0
5. Hanley, James L,2243 (2) vs Lalic, Bogdan, 2533 (2) — 1/2

Game of the day round 3 winner: GM Mark Hebden vs Jeff Horner

last move: 43:h6-h5

Round 2 winner: GM Nigel Davies

Round 1 winner: GM Danny Gormally

Board 1: GM Mark Hebden v GM Nigel Davies…Images: Official site

GM Stuart Conquest v GM Keith Arkell

Nicholas Pert

David Eggleston

GM Nigel Davies…images: Official site..britishchess08.com

GM Danny Gormally

IM Ledger vs GM Jones round 3 move 21

GM Davies vs IM Trent round 3 move 22

British Chess Championship…round 2 Jones vs Greet…final position

Zhou vs Davies round 2 final position

Image: Britishchess08.com…which is also the Official website.
St George’s Hall is one of the finest neo-classical buildings in Europe designed by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes. Building commenced in 1842 with a grand opening in September 1854. With its splendid chandeliers and gilded plasterwork it is one of the best assembly halls in Britain, overlooking Lime Street and St. Johns Lane and Gardens.It was reopened on April 23rd 2007 by HRH The Prince of Wales, after the completion of a £23m restoration. Carefully restored to its original glory with a new Heritage Centre created to provide a dynamic and exciting introduction to St George’s Hall and its place in Liverpool’s history. Throughout the Heritage Centre, imaginative exhibitions, reconstructions and hands-on activities vividly bring the story of St George’s Hall alive. Please click HERE to take a panoramic tour through St George’s Main Hall.

Images: Britishchess

A posterized pic of images taken from the Official site.

Mosaic of images from the Official site.

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English readers: please slide down for the English recipe!

You can also visit THIS post on my blog for rusks-recipes – the link will open in a new window- and on THIS LINK you will find delicious SA-recipes. The link will open in a new window.
Heerlike Muffin resep!
Hierdie resep kom uit ‘n Rooi Rose van so ‘n klompie jare terug, daarmee wil ek se dit is so van 2001 of net voor 2001. Enige persoon kan dit maak, selfs ‘n 9jarige kind! Ek kan dit se want ek het die ondervinding daarvan! Ek gee hom soos hierdie einste 9jarige gewoond was om hom te lees en te bak! Die reseppies aan die einde van die possie kom van ‘n boek vir kinders. Jy kan op die images kliek om dit af te druk of om beter te kan lees! Hiedie Spogbeskuit reseppie kom uit een van die Huisgenoot se Wenresepte! Dis ‘n HEERLIKE resep!! Geniet dit! Jy kan dit ook “nat” eet! dis vir my lekkerder nat…maar ek sê nooit nee dankie as hy gedroog  is!

Muffin resep

1.Stel oond op 140grade C
2. Meng saam: 500 ml Nutty Wheat meel (volkoringmeel)
10 ml koeksoda (of 20 ml bakpoeier
5 ml sout
625 ml bruin suiker
500 ml semels
3.Meng saam in ‘n ander bak: 2 eiers, 125 ml olie, 500 ml melk en 5 ml vanielje geursel.
4.Meng dan die “nat”-bestanddele by die droe bestanddele en meng deeglik.
5.Voeg dan by: 250 ml kersies wat in stukkies gesny is.
6.Smeer koekpannetjies vir muffins en skeep lepels vol deeg daarin.
7.Bak die muffins vir 20 minute.
As jy ‘n broodjie maak, bak hom vir 1 uur in die oond.
LW: As die deeg te slap is, kan jy nog 250 ml nutty wheat by voeg

Muffin recipe….very delicious!
This recipe is so easy, even a child of age 9 – at least- can bake!
here it goes…

1. Preheat oven to 140 deg C
2. Mix together – this is the dry ingredients :
500 ml Nutty Wheat flour
10 ml  of bicarbonate of soda (or 20 ml baking powder)
5 ml salt
625 ml brown sugar
500 ml bran
Mix in a separate bowl:(“wet” ingredients) 2 eggs, 125ml oil, 500ml milk and 10 ml vanilla
Mix the dry ingredients and the “wet” ingredients in one bowl thoroughly and add 250 ml cherries – cut in small pieces.
Coat the muffin pans with oil/margarine. If the dough is too runny, you may add 250 ml flour.
Bake your muffins for about 20 min and ENJOY!!

The following recipe is a rusk recipe…made with nutty wheat flour…and I will translate it for you as it’s now well after midnight…so see you l-a-t-e-r! and the other recipes on the images are from a book – as you can see – for children…. I might translate some of them for you later too….just keep checking back and…patience! my dear friend!


Image: Hatfield tuisnywerheid se website! Dit gee jou nastenby ‘n idee hoe die beskuit gaan lyk…

700g botter of margarien
875ml karringmelk
500g (625ml) suiker
4 eiers
1pak (350 g ) Raisin Bran-ontbytgraanmengsel
1pak (300g) Honey Crunch-ontbytgraanmengsel
1,5 kg bruismeel
40g (50ml) bakpoeier
7 ml sout
Stel oond op 180C (350F) en smeer 3-4 beskuitpanne.
Smelt botter in n groterige kastrol.
Haal van stoof af en klop karringmelk suiker en eiers by tot goed gemeng.
Meng res van mengsel met n houtlepel by.
Meng goed (deeg is slap).
Skep in panne, maak gelyk en bak 45-60 min.
Keer op draadrak uit en laat heeltemal afkoel.
Sny in beskuitgrootte en droog uit by 100grade C
Lewer 7dosyn middelslag – beskuite.

Ongebakte Koekies

Malva Yskastert



Bak en Kook vir die Kleinspan Volume 1 deur Hester Jacobs
ISBN:0-620 26649-X
Danie Theronstraat 215, Pretoria Noord
Faks: 012-546-4640
Tel: 082 670 1145

Die boek begin met Mates, Wenke, Soorte Vitamiens, 2 bladsye met kooktermes en 4 bladsye inhoudsopgawe, alles redelik groot gedruk vir maklike lees vir jong kinders wat al kan lees. By elke afdeling is daar illustrasies en daar is spasies vir notas aan die einde van elke afdeling, genoeg spasie vir ten minste een langerige reseppie of ander notas. Hierdie boek sal maklik deur ‘n sterk Gr2-kind gebruik kan word en baie beslis enige Gr3-kind wat nie leesprobleme ondervind nie. Dis beslis baie oulik vir enige Taal-Onnie wat “Instruksies” met kinders doen.

Warm Chocolate Brownies!

Serves 6

125g butter
175g caster sugar
2 eggs
125g plain flour
55g cocoa powder
1⁄4 tsp baking powder
pinch salt

Preheat the oven to 170C/150C fan/325F/gas 3. Use a little butter to grease a 15cm x 20cm deep baking tin and line the base with baking paper.
Melt the remaining butter and set aside to cool.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs. Pour in the melted butter and whisk again.
Sift together the remaining ingredients and fold into the egg mixture.Transfer to the prepared tin and level the top.
Bake for 25 minutes or until a skewer when inserted at the centre comes out with just a few crumbs on. Leave to cool in the tin for 20 minutes before slicing.
SERVE WITH an optional swirl of melted chocolate and ice cream or berry sorbet (see below).

FOR THE SORBET Destalk 50g redcurrants, 50g blackberries and 50g blueberries. Place 350ml water in a pan with 200g sugar and 1 tbsp liquid glucose. Gently heat until dissolved. Add all the fruit and bring to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to go cold. Drain the fruit, reserving the liquid and berries separately. Churn the fruit liquid in an ice-cream machine until you have a nearly frozen sorbet. Transfer to a plastic tub and fold the berries through. Freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer at least 30 minutes before serving.

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Petits pois muffins
Makes 12 large sweet muffins


100g butter
2 medium eggs
200ml milk
2 tbsp maple syrup
1⁄2 tsp vanilla essence
300g self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
75g caster sugar
200g frozen petits pois
15g butter
1 tbsp reduced-fat crème fraîche

Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/ 400F/gas 6.
Gently melt the butter in a pan. Remove from the heat and set aside.
In a bowl, whisk the eggs. Stir in the milk, maple syrup and vanilla essence. Pour the melted butter into the bowl and mix with a fork. Sift the flour and baking powder into a separate bowl. Add the caster sugar.
Cook the petits pois in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and then purée in a food processor, or using a hand blender, with the 15g butter and the crème fraîche.
Add the pea mixture to the flour mixture and stir with a fork. Then add all the remaining ingredients and quickly mix until the flour is fully moistened. Don’t over mix. The muffin batter will be a little lumpy.
Divide the batter among the muffin cases and bake in the oven for 20 minutes. The muffins will rise and be lightly golden when ready. Leave to cool in the tin for a few minutes before turning out on to a wire rack to cool completely.

Source: dailymail.co.uk


180 gr / 370 ml Koekmeelblom
10 ml Kaneel
8 ml Koeksoda
3 ml Neutmuskaat
3 ml Sout
750 ml Gerasperde Wortels
300 gr / 375 ml Suiker
250 ml Olie
100 gr / 250 ml Neute gekap
3 Eiers Geklop

Versiersel (Die versiersel is bietjie baie vir die koek * kan dit verminder)
250 gr Gladde maaskaas
120 gr Botter
50 gr / 125 ml Okkerneute gekap
5 ml Vanieljegeursel
400 gr / 800 ml Versiersuiker – gesif

Sif meelblom, kaneel, koeksoda, neut, sout saam. Hou eenkant.
Meng wortels met suiker, olie, neute en eiers. Meng goed.
Voeg droë bestanddele by. Roer goed. Skep mengsel in ‘n diep mikrogolfringpan met ‘n deursnee van 250 mm. (Gat in middel).
Plaas pan op ‘n omgekeerde piering en mikrogolf 10 * 11 minute by 100% krag.
Laat effens afkoel. Keer op ‘n dienbord uit.
Klop maaskaas tot glad. Voeg botter by. Klop goed.
Voeg neute en geursel by. Meng deeglik. Voeg versiersuiker geleidelik by.
Klop dit tot die verlangde tekstuur. Smeer oor koek


500 ml meel 10 ml bakpoeier
2,5 ml koeksoda
5 ml sout
500 ml gerasperde wortel
125 ml neute, gekap
10 ml kaneel
500 ml suiker
250 ml olie
4 eiers
1 klein blikkie fyn pynappel
110 ml botter
375 ml versiersuiker
100 ml geroomde kaas
5 ml vanielje

Sif die meel, bakpoeier, koeksoda, sout en kaneel saam. Voeg dan die suiker, olie en eiers by en meng goed. Voeg die wortel, gedreineerde pynappel en neute by en meng goed. Sit in 3 koekpanne wat gesmeer is en bak teen 350ºC vir 40 minute of tot gaar. Koel af en versier met die vulsel. Die bestandele hiervoor moet goed gemeng word.

Skoor het bogenoemde twee resepte aan my voorsien. Dankie Skoor! Sien ook Skoor se resepteblog: http://netresepte.wordpress.com

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