Battling display but Horfield B fall in the final minutes (26/09/17)

White to play on Board 2.  Is there a way through after black plays Bd5? Tuesday morning and I wake to realise my cold is worse than before. I really do not want to play tonight but I have no reserves and everyone would have to move up. Best to soldier on. However, we are …

Horfield A get title push started with win at South Bristol (14/09/17)

Black to play at the end of an 80 move marathon on Board 2.  The game was drawn but a nice win is available. Can you find the win? The early skirmishes in the match went in our favour, although I was under some pressure on board 4, with most of Shane’s pieces aimed in …

Lucky escape for Horfield B seals first points of the season (12/09/17)

An interesting position from a Nf6 Scandinavian on Board 5... A new season and a new time limit. Increments have arrived! The beauty of them is that it gets rid of those ridiculous time scrambles and matches being decided by the clock instead of by play. Anyway, that's the theory. First, though, you have to …