Wolves finish with a draw

The last round of the London Online League Season 2 paired us with our friends from Hackney – their Hackney Happening squad. While one of our number apparently wasn’t online, we managed to win 2-1 on the games played to finish with a drawn match. For the match details and all the games, click the link below. Whether we enter the third season which starts in three weeks’ time depends on the level of continued support for online play, with […]

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Wolves win again

A headline not meant to suggest that the Wolves are on a roll, but a comment more in the nature of  “breathes again” of someone who has been holding their breath for a very long time. The Wolves’ only previous win in this competition was as long ago as Round 3. By contrast with the bleak fortunes of the previous week’s 4-0 debacle against Hendon Harriers, this week’s rare success – 2½-1½ against Hackney Hopefuls – was a more composed […]

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Club meetings to resume

Our hard-working Tournament Secretary, Mark Murrell, has some good news! Mark writes: Following on from the well-supported resumption of the Junior section which has been operating close to capacity during Stage 2, the Club is expecting to be able to resume its meetings in Roding Room of Wanstead House on Tuesday 18 May at 7:30 pm, assuming that the nation moves to Stage 3 of the Spring Road Map on 17 May as planned. Tuesday Club nights under Stage 3 […]

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All Sorts 1 promoted

In the last round of 4NCL Online Season 3, Redbridge All Sorts 1 (“RA1”) accomplished the required result – winning 3-1 v Enfield 1 –  to cement 2nd position in Dvision 5 Group C to achieve promotion without needing to go through the extra play-off matches to decide the Division Championship, a trial reserved for Group winners. Chessable White Rose 3 won Group C with a 100% score. RA2 scored 2-2 on games played, against Ashton 2, but incurred a […]

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Chess back with a bang at Wanstead House

The Junior Chess Coaching Club turned out in force this evening for their return to Wanstead House. Taking advantage of the continued prevention of meetings of the main club with an expanded three hour session, managed bubbles enabled 23 junior players to display at the first opportunity their enthusiasm for the game under the direction once again of Ben Harte and Mark Murrell. Nearly all of the thriving junior online club made the transition at the first time of asking […]

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All square

The draw in last week’s London Online League match against the then Division Leaders, Streatham & Brixton 2, was enough to knock them off top spot, as Hendon Spitfires were the only team in striking distance to win and took over top spot. East Ham Beagles, Wanstead Wolves’ next opponents, were 4th at the start of play. The match finished all square with draws from the top two and one win a piece in the other games. The team page […]

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