Monthly Archives: July 2022

Handicap Blitz Report – 05/07/22

The first of our annual speed chess tournaments – the h’cap blitz, took place at the club last night.   In an attempt to level the playing field in this tournament, players receive a time allocation for each game based on their grading. The lower the grade the more time a player receives.   Fourteen…
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Essex win U1450 and U2050 ECF Finals

Upminster Chess club were involved in both ECF U1450 and U2050 finals at Wanstead House on Saturday 2nd July. Matt Garwood (picture and game below, plus match summary) won his game in the U1450 Essex team. Essex beating Surrey 7 to 5, to become 2022 ECF U1450 County Champions. John Davenport (above group picture, 2nd…
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