Match Report: Horfield A vs Clifton A (1 November)

Clifton were 3 from 3 coming into this match but decided they’d challenge themselves by only bringing five players and no James Cobb. On board 1 Callum and Chris played a surprisingly conventional QGD opening. After minor complications in the middlegame, that involved a queen trade, white missed black’s Rd2 attacking bishop and b2 pawn. …

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Peter Kirby’s Liechtenstein

In September Peter was in the wide expanses of Vaduz representing Guernsey and rubbing shoulders with royalty. His report is attached. peter-kirbys-liechtensteinDownload

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 …