Horfield C continue strong start with edgy win over Thornbury (19/09/17)

Our first home match of the season and as the weather was fine I decided to drop myself and play tennis instead. However, I was there for the start and the end of the match so this report is a little disjointed. In the opening exchanges Matias went in hard from the start and it …

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Horfield A get title push started with win at South Bristol (14/09/17)

Black to play at the end of an 80 move marathon on Board 2.  The game was drawn but a nice win is available. Can you find the win? The early skirmishes in the match went in our favour, although I was under some pressure on board 4, with most of Shane’s pieces aimed in …

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 …

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 …