Bicester 1 v Cumnor 1 [Match Report]

Cumnor 1 beat Bicester 1 3.5-2.5 last night.

Bicester 1 Cumnor 1
1 Marlow, Mike (165) 0-1 Terrington, Simon ( )
2 Hepworth, Nicholas J (147) 1/2-1/2 Stevens, Gareth (142)
3 Morton, Iain (153) 0-1 Liam Glenn (142)
4 Beckett, Richard (141) 0-1 Sayers, Mark (138)
5 Burcham, Anthony (130) 1-0 Cluley, Graham (110)
6 Maddox, Thomas (127) 1-0 Bennett, Steven (109)
Match played: 18 March 2014 2.5-3.5

Mark was the first to finish his game after Richard made a blunder, allowing Mark a discover check winning the Queen. Gareth’s opponent offered a draw which he accepted in a drawn position. Simon won his game on top board. Steve lost next, along with Graham leaving Liam’s game as the decider. With the game tied at 2.5-2.5 Liam had to accurately play, with his King a little undefended, but he did manage to turn it into a win.

The result doesn’t help Bicester 1 who are only one point from bottom. But Cumnor 1 are currently in 3rd. See the updated table here.

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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.

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