A single pawn squeezes the win for Horfield in battle of the B’s (16/01/18)

In a very close match, did black miss an opportunity on board 6 when white played 20. Be3?! The game was eventually drawn. Last month, we lost to Downend B and we should have drawn it, so this time we wanted our revenge. Brent couldn't make it, but we had got super sub Bob Radford …

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Horfield D start 2018 with a solid win (09/01/18)

Horfield D kept up their 100% record in 2018, like Horfield B in the next room, with a good win over South Bristol C. South Bristol C were a player light which may or may not be connected with their local football team playing Manchester City at the Etihad. Whatever Man City and the D …

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 …

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 …