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2nd team end Mansfield’s title hopes

Our 2nd team gained an unlikely point against last season’s champions Mansfield. Graeme & Steve got excellent draws against Jon Tait & Jim Burnett. John S went a pawn up v Kev Simpson but was unable to convert it to … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Double Trouble

Our 1st team threw away a win against Ashfield 1. Unlike the Newark 1 match, where the subs gained 1.5 points, this time it was the two subs who failed to convert their advantages. Drag won a pawn in the … Continue reading

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2018-19 Nottinghamshire County Championship

Five Gambiteers took part in the Championship congress: Florian Biermann & Drag Sudar in the Open section; John Huthwaite in the U155; Graham Gibson & Ronnie Watson in the U125. The U15 & U12 championships took place on Sunday, not … Continue reading

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Weeks 10 and 11 – Gambit 1 – 4 Others

Not a great two weeks. Our 5th team was the only one to win as their 3-1 win over Central 3 took them to the top of division 5 with wins by Maggie, Ronnie and Ken, with only Mick losing. … Continue reading

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Week 9 – 2 draws

Gambit 4 drew with WB 2. John T, Graham & Derek drew with Dylan Meyer, Steve Wootton & Chris Budd. Mick H lost to Frank Hill. Maggie reached the Lucena position, where her king was on the 8th rank ahead … Continue reading

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Scarborough 2018

Mike Barnes came joint 2nd in the Open section with 4/5.

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Week 8 – 2 wins and a draw

On Monday our heavily out graded 3rd team had a fantastic 3 – 2 win over WB 1. Keith beat Tim Walker who is graded 53 points higher! Peter GM beat Will Atiomo after Will turned down a couple of … Continue reading

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Week 7 Summary

Just one week after our 3rd team was battered 5-0 by Newark 2 our 2nd team narrowly avoided the same fate against Newark 1 after Onos drew with Graham Ladds. Drag, John S, Mike N & Steve lost to Murray … Continue reading

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Newark all over 3rd team

Our 3rd team suffered a 5-0 battering by Newark 2 this week. John H was checkmated by Alex Combie when Alex had just 1 second left on his clock. Brian, in a tricky rook & knight & pawns ending, lost … Continue reading

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League Weeks 3 & 4 Roundup

Results: Gambit 1        1-4   Grantham 1 Grantham 2  4-1   Gambit 2 Ashfield 1      2-3   Gambit 3 Central 1        3-2   Gambit 4 Gambit 5     2.5-1.5  WN 4 Grantham did the double over … Continue reading

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