Round 3 of the tournament saw an outright leader emerge, with Garry Lycett being the only player to move to 3/3 after beating Richard Voon. Sylvester Urban beat David Lacey to stay within half a point of the leader, while John Dowling also stayed in contention with a victory over Sarah Anton. Peter Fry held Ari Dale to a draw, while the Jager-Penrose clash is to be played later in the week. The other boards mostly went according to rating, although Richard McCart managed to beat Paul Kovacevic in a minor upset.
As usual, results are on ChessChat.
This week's game sees Sylvester Urban demonstrate what can happen to black when things don't go to plan in the Sicilian.