No Christmas Present For Horfield A From Clifton B This Year.

Horfield A         Clifton B 1. Derek Pugh     0.5 Chris Beaumont 2. Mike Harris    0-1 Andrew Muir 3. Peter Kirby    0-1 Zygimantas Svitojus 4. Steve Dilleigh 1-0 John Waterfield 5. Phil Nendick   0-1 Manuel Sierra 6. Roger Pearce   1-0 Anton Muller                2.5 – 3.5 Horfield A were unable to get the win and join the front …

Horfield D vs Grendel B: Losing again

Tom Holmes (140) 0 1 Roger Hardy (131) Prakash Chatterjee (130) 0 1 Patrick Flexman (145) Piotr Zielinski (113) 0 1 Ben Radford (129) Johnny Zeng (81) 1 0 Richard Harris (UNG) Kana Balasubramaniam (68) 0 1 Victor Snaith (UNG) Siobhan Campbell (22) 0 1 Robin Brown (UNG) Horfield D 1 5 Grendel B It …

Resignation or Not?

On Tuesday we had a young lad and his dad come to the club keen to learn some chess. Piotr and I were playing a five minute game and with time running out Piotr had four unopposed connected pawns marching up the board and I had no counter-play with my badly positioned pieces so I …

Strong Horfield Cup Team Swept Aside By Clifton

  Horfield              Clifton 1. Derek Pugh        0-1 Chris Beaumont2. Paul Helbig       0.5 Zygimantas Svitojus3. Steve Dilleigh    0-1 Gareth Morris4. Peter Kirby       0-1 John Curtis5. Matias Candelario 0-1 Duncan Grossett6. Mike Harris       1-0 Dave Collier7. Dominic Tunks     0-1 Mark Dirnhuber8. Bob Radford       0-1 Igor Doklestic                   1.5 – 6.5 We were strengthened the night before as Dominic became …

Horfield vs Clifton MKO – on a roll!

Anton Muller (143)0-1Nigel Pollett (138)James Aldred (141)0-1Peter Marks (126)Robert Smolka (118)1-0Piotr Zielinski (113)Simon Dunphy (UNG)0.5-0.5Mike Jennings (99)David Budd (111)0-1Johnny Zeng (81)Alan Warne (103)0.5-0.5Kana Balasubramaniam (68)Clifton2-4Horfield We played Clifton C in the league earlier this season and lost 5-1. We were out-graded on all boards that night and we were again this time round. James came …

Horfield Players take Part In Bristol Open Blitz Event

Six players represented Horfield Chess Club in the 2nd Open Blitz Championship on 25th November. Rd 11. Phil In Action Against The Legendary Jim Sherwin IM Phil Nendick came 7th scoring 7.5, Derek Pugh 12th with 6.5, . Piotr Zieliński 25th with 6, Peter Marks 47th with 4.5 Kanagasabai Balasubramaniam 56th with 3.0, and Mike …