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Onos Wins At Huddersfield

Congratulations to Onos Kofi-Ofuafor for coming joint first on 4.5/6 in the Major (U166) at Huddersfield Congress. Detailed results of all the sections are on chess-results.com  

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2017-18 Club Champion – Pete Mercs

Congratulations to Pete who won the club championship with about 20 seconds left on his clock after Brian Hayward allowed a mate in one when a whole rook up. The club championship is a 6 round Swiss held over 2 … Continue reading

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Gambit 3 and Gambit 4 Champions!

Gambit 3 and Gambit 4 have won divisions 3 and 4 respectively – congratulations! Florian was the club’s best performer with 10 wins, 1 draw and just 2 loses = 81% 6 more players had 70% or better: Peter Gorecka-Marshall … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Mansfield 1 and Ashfield 1

Congratulations to Mansfield 1 for winning the 1st division title. Also, congratulations to Ashfield 1 who beat WN 1 yesterday to finish 6th in division 1. Our 2nd team missed numerous chances to convert some of our 8 (!) 3-2 … Continue reading

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1st team keep up pressure on Mansfield 1

The 1st team kept up the pressure on Mansfield 1 by beating Newark 1 4-1. Both teams were without important players with us missing Pete M, Florian and Graeme while Newark were without Daniel Jazdzewski, Ian Burridge and Murray Smith, … Continue reading

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One Title And Two Promotions

Gambit X, thrown together in October to fill a gap in division 2, have surpassed all expectations by winning division 2 with three matches to spare after we defeated WB 2 4-1 and Nomads 1 lost to Ashfield 2. Gambit … Continue reading

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EOF February Summary

Our 1st team defeated Grantham 1 3-2 this week to keep up their slim chances of winning the title. They are behind Mansfield 1 on ‘goal difference’ and with only one match left, v Newark 1, while Mansfield 1 still … Continue reading

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1st team relegate WB1

On Monday the 1st team beat WB1 3 -2 to send them down. There were 4 draws from Mike B, Pete M, John S & Graeme v Robert Richmond, Brian Thompson, Will Atiomo & Chris Budd respectively with the only … Continue reading

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Double Defeat in Week 24

Both the 2nd and 4th teams lost narrowly this week. The 2nd team lost 3-2 against Newark 1 who still have a mathematical chances of winning the title. Tom was doing fine against Murray Smith but allowed his knight to … Continue reading

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2017-18 Week 23 Summary

A very good week. 3 wins and a draw. Tonight, the 1st team had an excellent 3.5 – 1.5 win at Mansfield 1. Mike B had a ‘grandmaster draw’ with Jon Tait. Tom played very nicely to beat Pete Ackley. … Continue reading

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