Horfield B claim a credible 4th after disappointing loss to Downend A in final game (17/04/18)

At one time it looked like this match could decide the runners up spot. South Bristol gifting a 6-0 walkover to Downend, and a late run by Bath, meant that the best we could hope for was third, probably fourth. Still, we wanted to do the double over Downend A so we went into this …

Horfield B cling to 2nd place in Division 1 with cool victory over South Bristol (29/03/18)

A pretty tactic on Board 6 won the match for Horfield B.  Black to play and win. Our penultimate match and somehow we were on for 2nd place on Easter weekend if we managed a point - with the skipper away we stuck to our mantra of 'hold them on the top boards, beat them …

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 …

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 …