Monthly Archives: January 2023

Wanstead III v Upminster III – 24/1/2023

Geoff's report (Captain): a 2.5 v 2.5 away draw to Wanstead. A fairly good result, noting we were outgraded by over 100 points average across the 5 boards. My game was a Kings Indian where my opponent attacked too early and lost a pawn. He lost another pawn soon after and I converted the advantage…
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Writtle vs Upminster 1 11/01/23

Match report A challenging away fixture against the defending League Champions, and although they are an opponent we have scored a few shock results against in the past, the respective line ups gave little cause for optimism. The original pairings had me on two and Martin on one, however Martin was delayed in traffic and…
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Upminster II vs Witham – 03/01/2023

Upminster welcomed Witham in the first Essex League match of 2023.¬†Although we were outgraded in average, the overall result was a draw: 3-3¬†Peter was the first to finish with an important draw followed by 2 outstanding wins by Aidan and Nick facing much higher rated opponents.Sasha unfortunately lost to a strong opponent playing Catalan on…
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