Hilton Scores 5 out of 7 at NSW Chess Open Using Swiss Gambit In Round One

Posted: 19/06/2013 by Ian in Club News

Hilton managed a respectable 5 out of 7 at the recent New South Wales chess open. Using the Swiss Gambit as a clever opening strategy in round one he went on to outplay his opponents in subsequent rounds. In the final round he managed a win against FM Igor Bjelobrk. There was a strong field that included 10 titled players out of a total muster of 76. Australian IM  Max Illingworth came first, followed by Australian GM Zong-Yuan Zhao in second. Hilton has stated that he plans to avoid the Swiss Gambit in this weeks NI rapid.

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