4NCL Online Round 3

On the whole a satisfactory round for Redbridge All Sorts teams: a clean sweep, a near-clean-sweep, a salvaged draw and just one casualty. RA1 2-2 v Braunstone 1 required a large slice of good fortune to come from behind to draw. RA2 and RA3 both had heavy wins, RA2 3½-½ v War and Peace 2, while RA3 recorded a clean sweep 4-0 against Maidenhead 3. Meanwhile, RA4 are finding the new Division 7 tough going, losing 3-1 to the claws […]

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Play-off schedule

The tournament for the Online Club Championship finished in a thrilling three-way tie between Kyan Bui, Ashley Freeman and Istvan Karacsony, who all finished on 4/5, necessitating a play-off. The schedule for the play-off games has been agreed and is published below. You can watch each game live at the appointed time via the Live hyperlink below: 7:30 pm, Tue 02 Mar – Bui v Karacsony Watch Live 7:30 pm, Tue 09 Mar – Karacsony v Freeman Watch Live 7:30 […]

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It’s a belter!

A thrilling finish was in store for this evening’s last round of the Online Club Championship 2021. The red hot favourite, Club OTB Champion Kyan Bui, had a one point lead and needed only a draw. At the start of the last round, there were three players on 3/4 chasing Kyan on 4/4. Istvan and Peter McC were paired together, hoping that, Ashley with the Black pieces, could do the business against Kyan. The great thing about online games – […]

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7th LoM Grand Swiss Rapidplay

David Rogers (from Charlton Chess Addicks) is organising a 7th Grand Swiss Rapidplay Tournament with free entry for all registered members in the League of Mayhem. Details Event: 7th LOM Grand Swiss Rapidplay Date: Thursday, 18th February 2021 Time: 7pm start Battleground: Lichess Time Controls: 10 mins + 5 sec increment Number of Rounds: 5 (or 6 if there are more than 32 players entered) Entry Fee: Free to all registered LOM members 1st Place Prize: Engraved Winner’s Trophy How […]

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4NCL Online Season 3 R2

The four Redbridge All Sorts teams were in action in 4NCL Online Season 3 Round 2 on 9 February. A curiosity – though quite probable in the Swiss pairing Division 7 – was that teams 3 and 4 each played the other’s Round 1 opponents and each improved on the other’s R1 score by 1 point. While this still meant a loss for RA3 by 2½-1½ against Throw in the Tal, RA4 claimed the only highlight of the evening, a […]

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Success amongst the Mayhem’s mayhem

Played on Thursday 21 January there was unexpected success for the club’s first foray into the League of Mayhem’s invitational Team Battle blitz Arenas. With no club tournaments scheduled and a spare Thursday presenting during the second half of the League of Mayhem current season, skipper Peter Nickals entered a team into the league’s fourth Team Battle blitz (G5+3) for league participants, in the guise of our Lichess Arena social team. The previous two events had been won comfortably by […]

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Online Club Championship – Round 4

Kyan increased his lead to a full point with a time-trouble affected win over Ian. The two Peters drew, while Ashley and Istvan both won to join the chasing pack, with just one round to go. Leading scores after four: 1 Kyan 4/4; Peter McCarron, Ashley, Istvan, 3; 18 players All the games from this event are given on the event page (link below) along with links to all the Pairings and Results. Online Club Championship

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