Horfield C lose top of table clash to South Bristol B (30/11/17)

On board 4, Captain Nigel Pollett spiced up things with the lovely Nxd5 and he went on to win a nice tactical struggle. Alas it was not enough to save his team from their first defeat of the season. I have attached last nights result against South Bristol B and my game. Here is the …

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Horfield A defeat Clifton A to ensure Christmas #1 spot! (28/11/17)

The matches only decisive game was on Board 4 where a positional bind forced black's resignation with his minor pieces in limbo This last match before the Christmas break always promised to be a tight one against one of our main rivals, and so it proved. Unfortunately I missed much of the action, as I …

Another of Horfield B’s nine lives used up vs. University (23/11/17)

On board 5, very little compensation could be found from Jon Fisher's misplayed kingside attack and the loss of three pawns! Despite a good scrap, the game dissolved into a lost rook and pawn ending for Horfield Matches at the Students' Union (or Richmond Building, as we must learn to call it) used to be …