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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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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Online slow play League Chess is back!

MM again, now bringing us up-to-date with online league activity. 4NCL – Tuesday evenings 7:30pm starting 22 September, primarily for those unable to attend Club Nights. LoM – Thursday evenings 6:45 pm starting 1 October, open to all members with a second division now added. Somewhat earlier than envisaged, our new season of online team chess gets underway this Tuesday. With the intention of providing Tuesday night chess for those unable to attend our Club Nights, Peter Nickals worked his […]

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