3-1 double

The two Redbridge All Sorts teams were in action this evening in Round 5 of the 4NCL Online, with both teams winning 3-1. The two sets of results had quite a lot in common, with two tragedies of different sorts, both occuring on Board 2. The first team example was a loss from a winning position in a time-scramble, the other an apparent mouse-slip dropping the queen on a defended square in repeating moves for a draw. Otherwise some good […]

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Rule of Six 13 Oct – LoM 15 Oct

OTB Club Night 13 Oct The main event on the next socially-distanced Club night, 13 October, is a return to our first Ro6 engagement, one or more G10+5 ECF Rapid OTB rated tournament(s). Details on the Ro6 13 Oct page – Activities/OTB Club nights/Ro6 13 Oct – where those not in attendance can follow the pairings and results throughout the evening. Members attending may alternatively play individual Club Challenge Rated Game(s) at either a Standard or Rapid rate, or just […]

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Tonight’s online action – 8 Oct

League of Mayhem Wanstead Wanderers kicked off the second League of Mayhem campaign with a win against St. Geroge’s Dragons. You can find the details in the team page Activities/LoM D1 The Club’s two teams in Division 2 start their schedule next Thurs, 15 Oct. LoM D1 | League of Mayhem U150 Rapid Won by Peter Nickals with 3/3, but the projected five-round event fizzled out after three rounds when two players had to depart early. Online activities page

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League of Mayhem Fixtures – Division 1

The Fixtures have been published for Division 1 of the online League of Mayhem Season 2. Fixtures for Wanstead Wanderers are: Round 1 Wanstead Wanderers v St George’s Dragons 08-Oct Round 2 The Hackney Hungry v Wanstead Wanderers 15-Oct Round 3 Charlton Chess Addicks v Wanstead Wanderers 22-Oct Round 4 East Ham Dragonglass v Wanstead Wanderers 29 Oct Round 5 Wanstead Wanderers v HMCwtf2 12-Nov Round 6 Bye – Wanstead Wanderers 19-Nov Round 7 Ilford Kings v Wanstead Wanderers 26-Nov […]

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Reminders from Captain Charisma

4NCL Juniors match (Wanstead Warriors) this Thursday Our Juniors will be playing two games this Thursday against Eden Primary Knights – link to the parings (which will be available from 5pm 1st Oct) J4NCL 4NCL – match results from last Tuesday (Redbridge All Sorts) 93 Redbridge All Sorts 1 2½ – 1 Plymouth 2 94 War & Piece 2 ½ – 3½ Redbridge All Sorts 2 Full results on following link 4NCL R3 results Our next match will be taking […]

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Junior 4NCL

Mark Murrell reports that the Wanstead Warriors are now in the J4NCL, with their first match on Thursday, 1 Oct. Junior 4NCL matches are two games of G10+5 versus the same opponent. There was only room for one team. The squad will have eight junior ECF members (four board matches) so we will run an all-play-all ECF OL-rated event at the same time so that all the squad play regularly at the same time and make use of their memberships. […]

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Activities round-up – 22 September

OTB Our fourth socially-distanced Club night – the second “Rule of 6” meeting – was marked by two Rule of 6 Handicap Blitz sections (not part of a Grand Prix). These bore three distinct differences by comparison with our Handicap Blitz Grand Prix events, although using the same rules: i) six player all-play-all sections instead of a Swiss; ii) each pairing played two games; iii) scoring was 2 points for a win 1 for a draw, so four points available […]

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