Monthly Archives: March 2022

Upminster Minor B ‘v’ Wanstead Minor – 29/3/22

Last night our Minor League B side welcomed an experienced Wanstead team for a Minor League fixture. On board one Simeon played David Smith - a very experienced campaigner (as a few of us can testify over the years). Dave played his normal Pirc set up. Simeon fell a little behind on the clock but…
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Upminster hosts Basildon and Thurrock – 22/3/22

Upminster hosted both Basildon and Thurrock last night. Upminster Minor B played Thurrock Minor B, ended up as a 2 - 2  draw Upminster Minor B - Geoff Cooper's (Captain) report: "For the second Minor League match in a row (last week the Minor A team were the beneficiaries) our opponents arrived a man short.…
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Upminster MA ‘v’ Barking M – 15/3/22

2 - 2 (draw) As power had not been restored in our usual hall, we had to relocate the match to Dereham Hall (at the rear in car park) at short notice, thanks to all who transported equipment across. Once set up,  we found ourselves one up before play had begun, Barking’s bottom board having…
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Matt Garwood’s first win in the SCCU U1650 for Essex

[pgn height=500 initialHalfmove=0 autoplayMode=none] [Event "Middlesex v Essex U1650"] [Site "Middlesex"] [Date "2022.02.19"] [Round "?"] [White "Matt Garwood"] [Black "Patrick Sartain"] [Result "1-0"] 1. e4 d6 2. d4 a6 3. Nc3 h6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. g4 Bg6 8. Bd3 e6 9. Qd2 Be7 10. O-O-O b5 11. e5…
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