Surbiton B v Richmond B 13-02-19

Surbiton B have made their intentions of winning Division 2 and returning to the top flight clear, so it wasn’t surprising that they fielded a very strong team for this match. Their boards 1, 3 and 4 were on boards 3, 4 and 5 for their A team the following evening.

It was good to see Chris Baker making a rare appearance for us, and even better to see him scoring a fine win against a formidable adversary. Congratulations to him, and also to Ian, Richard and Maks, who all held their opponents to a draw.

Surbiton  B Richmond B
1 Altaf Chaudhry 190 0:1 Chris Baker 165
2 Tony Stewart 185 1:0 Bertie Barlow 162
3 Paul Shepherd 183 1:0 Sampson Low 160
4 Angus James 180 ½:½ Ian McLeod 159
5 Stefano Bruzzi 161 ½:½ Richard Thursby 152
6 Malcolm Groom 160 ½:½ Maks Gajowniczek 135
7 Graham Alcock 152 1:0 Masoud Molazadeh 136
4½:2½