Match Report: Horfield A vs Downend A (21 September): Coming up short.

Our first A team game of the season against a strong Downend team who had already played a match against their B team this season. I am confident over at Downend Towers they will have created a report with accurate technical analysis of the match based on having seen the games in question rather than …

Match Report: Bath B vs Horfield B (15 September) Not only are we back we’re winning!

You wait 18 months for a chess match then two come along in consecutive days. Four boards, four vastly different openings. Clive and James played a Sveshnikov, it looked like theory through the first 10 moves or so and James was eyeing the d5 square as you would expect, probably even. On board 2 Paul …

Chess is back

Pleasingly over the board chess is back. The season kicked off last week and our first match is next week. We're entering three teams this season and fingers crossed it goes as well as it can. We will be open every Tuesday evening from around 7.15 so anyone interested in friendly chess, starting off, playing …

Restarting Chess

The Bristol and District League are considering the possibility of restarting league chess in September. We'll keep you updated as we learn more.

Chess Club Closed

In line with the Government's announcement on 16 March the Bristol & District League has been suspended and the club is closed until further notice.

C team share points with Keynsham A

1George Miller (162).5.5Roger Pearce (142)2John Kilmister (148)01Nigel Pollett (143)3David Jarrett (146)01Tom Holmes (142)4Duncan Macarthur (134)10Pete Marks (131)5Ben Woodcock (118)10Mike Jennings (104)6Lawrence Wilmshurst (119).5.5Graham Strickland (101)Keynsham A33Horfield C A proper relegation four pointer last night in Keynsham. One, if not both, of us will be getting relegated this season and this was a must win fixture …

Defeat to Clifton A ends outside title hopes for the A team

1Derek Pugh (193)0.50.5James Cobb (226)2Mike Harris (184)01Gareth Morris (188)3Matias Candelario (187)10Duncan Grossett (187)4John Richards (165)0.50.5John Curtis (178)5Philip Nendick (168)01Dave Collier (169)6Prakash Chatterjee (124)01Igor Doklestic (149)Horfield A24Clifton A There was still an outside chance the A team could come up on the rails and steal the league title away from Clifton. But Clifton demonstrated why they …

D team draw with Hanham A

1Piotr Zielinski (109)10Tiiu Loog (109)2Johhny Zeng (90)01Phil Lawson (111)3Kana Balasubramaniam (73)0.50.5James Stanley (85)4Scott White (UNG)0.50.5Anthony Carver (119)5Soumil Saha (UNG)01Barry Davies (101)6John Wass (UNG10Kevin Marshall (88)Horfield D33Hanham A Since Christmas we have pleasingly had a number of new players regularly turning up to play friendly chess at the club; Mikey was the first to dip his …