Cumnor 1 v Didcot 1 [Match Report]

Thursday night saw Cumnor 1 lose by the closest margin (2.5-3.5) to top-of-the-table Didcot 1.

Cumnor 1 Didcot 1
1 Terrington, Simon ( ) 0-1 Gough, Nicholas L (179)
2 Stevens, Gareth (142) 0-1 Robins, Andrew S (157)
3 Varney, Andrew (145) 0-1 Sheridan, Martin (142)
4 Varney, Daniel (142) 1-0 Jacobs, Robert B (126)
5 Glenn, Liam (141) 1-0 Harvey, John (132)
6 Sayers, Mark (138) 1/2-1/2 Duck, Mike J (107)
Match played: 27 Feb 2014 2.5-3.5

Daniel won his game first in typical fashion winning in under hour, it took another hour before Gareth lost his game. Simon lost his game on the top board and Mark played out a drawish game on the bottom. Liam finished his game with Quadruple Fork! Forking his opponents King, Queen, Rook and Bishop. In Andrew’s game, he went an exchange up but went in to the endgame with Rook and Bishop v Queen with little time on the clock, he lost the game and the match fell from Cumnor’s grasp. Cumnor 1 need to dust themselves down with the next game on Monday against Oxford City 2.

The updated table can be found here.

Published by

Liam Glenn

Liam has been coming to Cumnor Chess Club for a very long time. His interests include Chess, Oxford United, Chess and Chess. He shows you can be handsome and good at Chess.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.