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.

Liam has been coming to Cumnor Chess Club since he was wearing short trousers and now captains the first team. His interests include Chess, Oxford United, Chess and Chess. He shows you can be handsome and good at Chess.

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