Clifton A Hold Off the B's In Close Finish.

HOME TEAMAWAY TEAMBoardClifton AColourScoreHorfield BColourScore1A.Muir0P.Krzyzanowski12G.Morris1P.Helbig03J.Curtis0.5M. Perez Candelario0.54D.Grossett0J.Richards15D.Collier1R.Attar06I.Doklestic1R.P.Radford0CaptainsSignatureTotal3.52.5We went to Redland with our full strength side and almost got a result but for two main factors. My stubbornness to turn down a draw and ending up losing, and a brilliantly played endgame by Gareth Morris which robbed us of at least a drawn match. We got …

A Team Gain Revenge Over B's

Horfield B 1 v Horfield A 4 1.Paul Helbig (184) 0.5 Derek Pugh (200) 2. John Richards (162) 0-1 Steve Dilleigh (182) 3. Robert P Radford (150) 0-1 P.Kirby (177) 4.N.Pollett (138) 0-1 P.Nendick (170) 5. Tom Holmes (140) 0.5 Peter Marks (126) On the first night of the new season the B team inflicted …

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 …

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 …