Lucky escape for Horfield B seals first points of the season (12/09/17)

An interesting position from a Nf6 Scandinavian on Board 5... A new season and a new time limit. Increments have arrived! The beauty of them is that it gets rid of those ridiculous time scrambles and matches being decided by the clock instead of by play. Anyway, that's the theory. First, though, you have to …

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Yate A too strong for Horfield D (12/09/17)

Yate A are a strong side who have very solid top boards and must be in with a good chance of promotion this season. Horfield D struggled against them. Lee and Alan lost first. Alan was a pawn up and but came under a mate threat and may have resigned prematurely. Peter won. Howard was …

Horfield C win tense match vs. Grendel in final game of the season (25/04/17)

Grendel had already notified us that they were going to be a player short a few days before the match so we started a game up. Prakash's queen side opened up quickly before any of his King side pieces had developed, which initially caused him a few problems. He managed to even up after various …