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Ashfield 3 v Gambit X

Gambit X continued their unexpected good form by beating Ashfield 3 4-1. Mike N played out a fairly mundane draw with Neil Graham who uncharacteristically played very quietly. Florian was happy to be sent down a opening line he understood … Continue reading

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WB 1 v Gambit 2

Gambit 2 won this vital relegation battle 4-1 against a WB team that yet again was without some of its better players, a problem they have had all season. Jiri, Mike N and Oliver beat Robert Richmond, Chris Budd and … Continue reading

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Gambit 1 v Gambit 2

The 2nd half of the season saw the 1st team narrowly beat the 2nd team 3-2. Mike B pounced on an error by Graeme to win. Pete M trapped Oliver’s rook but the position was blocked so he couldn’t make … Continue reading

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Table Topping Trio

Table Topping Treble The last time three teams from the same club won three divisions was in the 1986-87 season when West Bridgford 1, 2 & 4 won divisions 1, 2 & 4 respectively.¬† Currently ¬†Gambit X, 3 & 4 … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire County Championships

10 Gambiteers, a quarter of the total entry, played at the NCC last weekend. In the championship section, Jiri and Mike B both scored 2.5 points but Jiri faced considerably stronger opponents with an average grade of 196 while Mike’s … Continue reading

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2017-18 League Season so far

It’s been a busy season so far. We gained several new players and as a result were able to enter an extra team, Gambit X, in division 2, replacing the withdrawn University 1 team. Gambit 1 beat Grantham 1 last … Continue reading

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2016-17 Individual Performances

This was a tough season for most of our members, with 3 of our teams finishing in relegation places. However there were some notable individual results. The best 4 wins of the season were: Graeme Jennings (159) v Nigel Birtwistle … Continue reading

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NCA takes incremental steps towards new match time controls

Several league rule change proposals were passed at last night’s well attended rules revision meeting, but probably the most interesting one for players will be the option for teams to mutually agree to use increments in league matches from next … Continue reading

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2016-17 Club Champion: Michael Barnes

Congratulations to new club champion Mike Barnes (left, with club president Alan Groves). Mike had to work hard to win the title after slipping to a first round draw against a dogged Peter Gorecka-Marshall. The only shock result in round … Continue reading

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LMC’s illogical decision relegates Gambit 2

After several weeks of delay, the LMC has rejected Gambit’s appeal and will not penalise Ashfield 1 for using Dong against Gambit 2 when he had neither an August grade nor an assigned temporary grade (he did have a January … Continue reading

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