Lots to report this week (please note that ratings are taken from league websites so not the most up to date).
On Monday of last week Richmond D’s visit to Ealing B resulted in a close encounter with honours even.
- Tony Braine (1545) 1:0 Alex Shard (1720)
- George Masefield (-) 0:1 Barry Sutton (1600)
- Michael Stern (-) 1:0 Dan Donohoe (1533)
- Neville Rowden (1270) 0:1 George Dokic (1338)
- Michael Smith (1263) 0:1 Jim Anandajeyarajah (1195)
- David English (-) 1:0 Ken Broadley (1075)
Congratulations to Barry, George and Jim on their victories.
On Tuesday of this week we had three teams in action.
In the Thames Valley League Richmond B entertained a strong Surbiton B team, coming from behind to score a narrow victory.
- Andrew Hebron (2020) 1:0 Liam Bayly (2049)
- Ieuan Fenton (-) ½:½ Angus James (2012)
- Sampson Low (1833) 0:1 Paul Dupré (1968)
- Pablo Soriano (-) 1:0 Nick Faulks (1906)
- Victor Bluett (-) 1:0 Andrew Boughen (1825)
- Masoud Molazadeh (1533) 0:1 Graham Alcock (1793)
Another fantastic result, with great wins against higher rated opposition from Andrew, Pablo and Victor (in 14 moves!).
Again in the Thames Valley League, Richmond E went down to Staines.
- Richard Sleep (1615) 0:1 Derek McGovern (1799)
- Dan Donohoe (1533) ½:½ Paul Seymour (1703)
- George Dokic (1338) 0:1 Ye Kyaw (-)
- Jim Anandajeyarajah (1195) 1:0 Default
An excellent draw from Dan against a strong opponent.
And, in Surrey’s Ellery Williams (quickplay) League, we scored an exciting win against league leaders South Norwood.
- Otto Weidner (-) 1:0 Martin Cath (1810)
- David Heaton (-) 1:0 Ken Chamberlain (1660)
- Ron Bilkhu (-) ½:½ David Howes (1472)
- Levente Lencses (1202) 0:1 Ibrahim Abouchakra (1390)
Outstanding results there from Otto and David
Thanks to all who played in these matches.