A team draw with Grendel A

Derek Pugh (193)0.50.5Alistair Gilbert (181)Matias Candelario (187)01Jerry Humphreys (183)Mike Harris (184)10Patrick Flexman (135)Paul Helbig (183)10Ben Radford (134)Dominic Tunks (179)01Will Robinson (129)Philip Nendick (168)0.50.5Roger Hardy (129)Horfield A33Grendel A Grendel performed well to hold our A team to a draw despite being out-graded significantly on boards 3-6.

D team draw with Downend E

Tom Holmes (142)0.50.5Richard Livermore (127)Piotr Zielinski (109)01Bilal Ahmed (125)Graham Strickland (101)0.50.5Grant Daly (122)Johnny Zeng (90)01Richard Palmer (120)Kana Balasubramaniam (73)10John Paines (99)Siobhan Campbell (20)10Billy Holland (88)Horfield D33Downend E As is the norm this season we were heavily outgraded; Downend had brought a strong team and I wasn’t hopeful we would get much from the match. As …

It’s true, C Team win another one!

Mike Townsend (153)10Nigel Pollett (143)Linda Smith (151)01Tom Homes (142)Justin Yau (126)01Pete Marks (131)Jim Nichols (125)0.50.5Prakash Chatterjee (124)Mike Minshall (115)01Mike Jennings (104)Chris Smith (111)0.50.5Alex Dunn (111)Thornbury24Horfield C After our win last time out against Downend D we expected a tougher challenge from highly placed Thornbury. Pleasingly their team wasn’t the strongest they can put out so …

And now the D team win one too!

Pete Marks (131)01Oli Clarke (146)Piotr Zielinski (109)10Chris Kaye (119)Mike Jennings (104)0.50.5Daniel Owusu (110)Graham Strickland (101)10Asha Jina (127)Johnny Zeng (90)01Carmel Barwick (122)Kana Balasubramaniam (73)10Sebastian Skalski (105)Horfield D3.52.5University B The University team outgraded us by a wide margin, an average of over 20 per board but we secured our first match win since September. This is how …

C team win a match!

1Roger Pearce (144)0.50.5Jack Tye (144)2Nigel Pollett (143)10Mike Passmore (128)3Pete Marks (131)10Grant Daly (122)4Prakash Chatterjee (124)10Dave Woodcock (117)5Mike Jennings (104)01Tom Carter (119)6Graham Strickland (101)10defaultHorfield C4.51.5Downend D We lost a lot of close matches in the first half of the season and are rock bottom but we started the second half of the season with a win. …

MKO Cup run comes to an end against Downend

Tom Holmes (140)01Dave Tipper (150)Nigel Pollett (138).5.5James Hennefeld (142)Pete Marks (126)01Aron Saunders (145)Piotr Zielinski (113)10Jack Tye (137)Mike Jennings (99)01Richard Livermore (129)Johnny Zeng (81)01Bilal Ahmed (106)Horfield1.54.5Downend We expected Downend to outgrade us on all the boards and they did; their team had an average grading of 135 (right on the MKO limit) against our average of …

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 …