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 …

Dispiriting night at the Cross Hands

Dave Tipper (144)10Mike Levene (169)Aron Saunders (153)10Nigel Pollett (143)Simon Williams (150?)10Tom Homes (142)Jack Tye (144)10Pete Marks (131)James Hennefield (141)0.50.5Mike Jennings (104)Elmira Walker (116)10Kana Balasubramaniam (73)Downend C5.50.5Horfield C I didn’t expect the thumping we got and I don’t think the play on the boards felt like 5.5-0.5 but that is what the scorecard says and in …

Horfield D beaten by Yate A

1Andy Penn (155)0.50.5Pete Marks (131)2Andy Hewitt (132)0.50.5Piotr Zielinski (109)3Jeremy Gardner (127)01Prakash Chatterjee (124)4Ben Mumford (115)10Alex Dunn (111)5Pete McAfee (112)10Graham Strickland (101)6Dave Clarke (104)10Siobhan Campbell (20)Yate A42Horfield D A dry night in Yate. As ever we were out-graded on all the boards. I found myself under immediate pressure out of a Nimzo (and realised my knowledge …

Horfield A too strong for Clevedon A

Peter Chaplin (185)0.50.5Derek Pugh (193)Paul Spiller (160)0.50.5Mike Harris (184)David Painter-Kooiman (176)0.50.5Dominic Tunks (179)Dave Peters (146)0.50.5Mike Levene (169)Andy Bellingham (158)01Phil Nendick (168)Leonid Chindelevitch (UNG)01Rob Attar (160)Clevedon A24Horfield A A good win for the A team. Clevedon is never an easy place to get a win and after losing the home fixture before Christmas it was good …

Quite the week

TUESDAYNigel Pollett (143)01Alex Belsley (UNG c.180)Tom Holmes (142)01Daniel Savidge (194)Piotr Zielinski (109)0.50.5Ian Gallagher (191)Prakash Chatterjee (124)01Alice Lampard (174)Mike Jennings (104)01Dan Varney (175)Kana Balasubramaniam (73)01Andrew Porter (130)Horfield C0.55.5University AWEDNESDAYDavid Buckley (216)10Matais Candelario (187)Roy Philips (200)10Paul Helbig (183)Ardu Cayonlu (167)10John Richards (165)Clive Walley (166)0.50.5Nigel Pollett (143)Andrew Gregory (155)10DefaultChristian Brown (150)10DefaultBath A5.50.5Horfield BTHURSDAYJon Gould (139)10Pete Marks (131)Richard Millener …