For second night in a row the stronger team demonstrated that stronger teams are stronger because they are stronger.
We were out-gunned in particular on boards 4-6 and went 3-0 down. James had a promising attack but a rook sac turned out to be unsound. We were equal on the top three boards but overall the score-line reflects the difference in depth between the teams. A slight surprise University put their weakest player on board 1; certainly it made it even harder for us.
So a week of three matches; one draw and two loses. Onwards and upwards I guess!
|1||James Clarke (1884)||0||Derek Pugh (2169)||1|
|2||Dan Savidge (2148)||1||Matias Candelario (2138)||0|
|3||Ian Gallagher (2080)||.5||Phil Nendick (1969)||.5|
|4||Dan Varney (2005)||1||Nigel Pollett (1788)||0|
|5||Dorian Schieffer (1975)||1||James Facey (1663)||0|
|6||Tom Shepherd (2028)||1||Prakash Chatterjee (1638)||0|
|University A||4.5||Horfield A||1.5|