The magnificent grounds of Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire.
David Howell took the top group (>ECF150) and kicked off with tactical puzzles to warm everyone up.
David analysed three of his favourite games in entertaining detail.
The final game was Howell-Short (French Defence) from the 4NCL, 2012.
David kept the students engaged with his lucid explanations and analysis.
The Mathematics Department provided an excellent environment for the training. Thanks to John Rawlinson and Wellington College for their help with organisation.
The audience included many active tournament players.
Following a very civilised lunch David gave a clock simul. versus the >150 group.
David makes a move versus Shawn Tavares.
David plays David Shepherd.
David faces a tough opponent in Fraser McLeod (Hampshire).
Matthew Wadsworth provided one of David's strongest challenges.
GM Nick Pert took on the 100 - 150 group.
When Arbiter turns player: Nick plays Neville Belinfante.
Kiran Shiatis and Zoe Varney
Shawn Tavares was one of David's most experienced and dangerous opponents.
Nick and Brian Tarhon
Beatrice Steele (Guildford)
Louise Head (Crowthorne)
David, hard at work.