Monthly Archives: October 2016

Scarborough 2016

Three Gambiteers entered Scarborough chess congress on 21-23 October. Mike Barnes started slowly with two draws in the Open but then won his three final games to finish joint 2nd, averaging 211. Mike Naylor, also in the Open, won twice … Continue reading

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Good week for Gambits 2 & 4

Gambit 2’s match at home to Ashfield 1 was a story of a lunchtime withdrawal, a delayed start, a late change to the team, a late arrival, a fantastic match victory and a shell-shocked Ashfield 1 captain. John Tassi had … Continue reading

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Harrogate

Mick Harper came joint 1st in the minor at the Castle congress in Harrogate at the start of October with 4.5 / 6 and Maggie Gretton scored 3.5 to finish joint 4th.

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2016-17 League Review – September

Although the season is only 3 weeks old there have already been some outstanding individual performances, and near misses, by Gambiteers. Gambit 2, although out graded on average 22 points per board, almost gained a draw with Gambit 1 after … Continue reading

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