Horfield B move to third after completing surprising double over Bath (09/01/18)

On Board 6, a close and tense game exploded into life at the end but black blundered into a mating net after rook to f4 to f7.  Can you find the pattern? Back in September we travelled to Bath and came back surprise winners. Since when, we have been surprising everyone, including ourselves, having beaten …

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Another tough draw for Horfield C against North Bristol (04/01/18)

Board 4 proved critical to saving Horfield a point after white blundered with f4.  Can you find the move that wins material? The first match back after the Xmas break and Horfield C were looking to get back on track after two narrow defeats. Rob got the team off to a good start after making …

Close run cup match sees Horfield progress to the semi-finals (14/12/17)

The cup has finally begun with a preliminary clash between us and Clifton – two clubs at the top of division 1 but who both struggled for availability for the match. We were favourites on paper but after a ‘grandmaster draw’ on board 1 and a few early slips we weren’t looking too healthy. Derek …

Horfield progress in Minor KO Cup with assured performance (07/12/17)

On current form this looked a closely matched encounter - but then came Peter Marks' outstanding contributions. Not satisfied with delivering half the team to Yate and contributing a handily low official rating to the team total he then took revenge on Kevin Langmaid for a defeat in the recent Bristol Congress. Louis was obliged …