Cumnor 2 has been busy, taking on the chess teams of both City 4 and Cowley 4 in the space of five days.
The two teams are Cumnor 2’s main rivals at the top of the division 4 table, so there’s no denying the importance of these matches.
You can find out how Cumnor 2 fared against Cowley 4 here, but below you will find the result from Cumnor 2’s home game against City 4, who are made up of students and staff from Abingdon School.
|Cumnor 2||City 4 (Ab Sch)|
|1||Sayers, Mark (139)||0-1||English, Andrew (127)|
|2||Carr, Robin (124)||1-0||Reynolds, Edward (107)|
|3||Bennett, Steven (110)||0.5-0.5||Ren, Ray (106)|
|4||Ives, Marc (97)||0-1||al-Akiti, Rafi’i (105)|
|5||Slade, Richard ()||0-1||Jeffreys, Robert (104)|
|6||Flockton, Alan ()||0-1||Beckinsale, James ()|
|Match played on 4 Dec 2014.||1.5-4.5|
Richard Slade, now playing for Cumnor, used to play for Abingdon School while he was a student, and was looking forward to take on his old school. Meanwhile, Alan Flockton played his debut game for Cumnor 2, appearing on board 6.
Sadly, on this occasion, the team from Abingdon School beat the chaps from Cumnor. Better luck next time Cumnor 2!