Bristol 2nd Autumn Rapid Play Tournament (30 October)

We had eight players at the Bristol Rapid play. This is not a tournament report but instead something much more parochial; similar to 'Fog in the Channel; Continent cut off'. Derek finished on 5/6, half a point behind the winner. His blot was against Chris Beaumont and his last round evisceration of Aron Saunders was …

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Match reports: D team (24 October), B team (25 October): Top of the league(s)!

The D team played on Monday away to Clevedon. A very satisfactory result and the team now has three wins out of three. Board one was first to finish. Ben had traded down to a winning endgame a pawn up however Alex was able to exploit the black king being stuck on the back rank …

Match Reports: Horfield A vs University A and Horfield C vs Bath B (4 September)

Two home matches and a tough night. The A team hosted the defending league champions and came off worse against a strong team performance from the students. Callum and Matias lost on the top two boards and Steve and Andy finished on the wrong side of games that, with a different wind,  might have been …