Monthly Archives: September 2017

Gambit 2 v Gambit 1 – 19/09/17

Gambit 1 escaped with a narrow victory away to Gambit 2 after Gambit 2 missed a chance to draw the match. On board 1 Mike Barnes (Gam 1) set a trap which Graeme JenningsĀ  fell for, losing a piece. Graeme … Continue reading

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Good start for Gambit 3

Gambit 3 faced Radcliffe & Bingham 1 on Tuesday and emerged with a valuable 3-2 win in which all 5 players with the black pieces won. Onos profited from a mistake from Nick London to win material and scored an … Continue reading

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Who would have won the Notts Trophy?

Several years ago Mansfield cc suggested the NCA award a trophy for the highest placed Nottinghamshire based team in the league, due to Grantham’s dominance. Had this trophy existed, who would have won it? It depends on which method of … Continue reading

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August 2017 Grades

The August 2017 ECF grades have been published: M Barnes 207, T Adams 192, R Evans 179, P Mercs 178, J Swain 177 G Jennings 169, M Naylor 165, O Graham 162, S Hunter 162, O Kofi-Ofuafor 158 D Sudar … Continue reading

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Darnall Rapidplay

Three Gambiteers entered the FIDE rated Darnall Rapidplay. John Swain narrowly missed out on a prize after losing in the final round, leaving him joint 5th on 4/6 (Aditya Munshi & Anita Somton from WN were joint 2nd on 4.5/6). … Continue reading

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