Our 1st team had an important win this week over title rivals Mansfield to go top of the league. Florian continued his good form from the NCC last weekend by comfortably beating Janos Wagenbach. Graeme created 2 queen side passed pawns which Kev Simpson could not stop. Pete had an excellent win over Jim Burnett, forcing a won K + pawns endgame. Mike N ended up unable to hold his queen side pawns in the endgame v Ken Morrison. Mike B put pressure on Pete Ackley’s position but eventually settled for a draw.
Our 3rd team had a useful 3-2 win at Nomads to move into the top half of division 3. There were wins for Brian, Keith & Gary against Dave Griffiths, Paul Rees & Steve Swanwick. John H & Peter GM lost to Will Eyre & Haroon Majeed.
Our 5th team had their 1st win of the season, 2.5 – 1.5, at Ashfield 4. Thomas & Ronnie beat Richard Dyce & Malcolm Jackson. Ken Heath drew with Ric Dawson. Alan Groves lost to Pete Clarke.