Monthly Archives: September 2019

Double Trouble v Radcliffe & Bingham

Our 3rd and 5th teams suffered defeats to RB 1 & 3 this week. Our 3rd team was at home to RB 1. Gary’s loss to Mike Nailard was cancelled out by Peter GM’s win over Nick London. John H … Continue reading

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Gambit 2 Top Of The League!

Our 2nd team took full advantage of a weakened WN 1 team, and the fact no other 1st division matches are taking place this week, to beat WN 1 by 4-1 to go top of division 1. Drag & Graeme … Continue reading

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1st Team Edge Past 2nd

Our 1st team beat our 2nd team 3-2 last night, a much narrower result than expected as the 1st team were at full strength and far stronger than the 2nd team who were without John Swain and Onos Kofi-Ofuafor. Mike … Continue reading

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Absence Makes The 4th Team Stronger

It’s usually very easy to put a team together at the start of the season with lots of players still eligible, but this definitely wasn’t the case for our 4th team’s 1st match yesterday. On the day before the match, … Continue reading

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Darnall & Handsworth RP 2019 and UK Open Blitz 2019

5 Gambiteers entered the Darnall Rapidplay on 31 Aug. Pete Mercs managed just 2/6 in the Open in which Mansfield’s Jim Burnett came joint 1st on 4.5 points. In the Major Drag Sudar and Oliver Graham came joint 4th with … Continue reading

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Gambit Time Handicap 3 September 2019

Report by John Swain Sixteen players participated in the traditional curtain-raiser for the new season, the Time Handicap.  It was great to see several new members and guests amongst the competitors.  With less than ten points between grades, the players … Continue reading

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