This week I have two defeats to report.
In the Ellery Williams Trophy (a Surrey competition with 1 hour per player per game, so rapidplay ratings are used) we lost narrowly to South Norwood.
- Ron Harris (1825s) 1:0 Pablo Soriano (-)
- John Ganev (1555) ½:½ Otto Weidner (-)
- David Howes (1472) 1:0 Huw Williams (1435s)
- Ibrahim Abouchakra (1390) 0:1 Levente Lencses (1202)
In a Thames Valley League Division X match Richmond E went down to Hounslow C.
- Richard Sleep (1615) 0:1 Pavan Kumar Kota (1533)
- Dan Donohoe (1533) ½:½ Yan Alvarenga Dias (1495)
- Jim Anandajeyarajah (1195) 0:1 Shion Fernandes (-)
- Ken Broadley (1075) 0:1 Andrew Cleminson (1293)
Mike Healey is giving a talk at Kingston Chess Club (Willoughby Arms) this evening (masks must be worn).
The Rik Thomas Memorial Blitz takes place at Orleans Park School, Twickenham on Saturday.
We’ll be making an announcement about our new venue after our Committee Meeting on Wednesday evening.