Horfield A close to the finishing line for the title (20/03/18)

Match report to follow... (1) A Guthrie 0 – 1 C Beaumont (2) D Pugh 1 – 0 M Sierra Jiminez (3) S Dilleigh 1 – 0 A Papier (4) D Tunks 1 – 0 A Muller (5) P Nendick 0.5 – 0.5 J Coxwell (6) H Atkinson 1 – 0 A Carver HORFIELD A …

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Tough night for Horfield D at the cricket club (20/03/18)

Would you rather forecast the weather or chess match results? Last week we convincingly beat a significantly higher-rated Yate A ; this week we're outplayed by a theoretically weaker Downend E. And all credit to Downend : nothing fortuitous about their 3 wins, and top board Richard Palmer kept his equanimity in a tense, open …

Horfield go out on penalties in Minor KO Cup semi final (20/02/18)

As Carlsen repeatedly demonstrates stamina is vital in chess at all levels, and in this very tight match Clevedon came with the greater supply of it. Prakash and Peter did what I was hoping for, but Louis and myself missed taking full points that were definitely available. (Louis didn't help himself by arriving late.) Both …