Monthly Archives: April 2023

Upminster I v Southend I – 25/04/2023

Our first team managed to win the match 4.5 to Southend's 3.5; ensuring they stay in the first division for next season. Huge well done to our Upminster 1st team, and commiserations to a brave Southend team - they fought hard. Click for LMS Summary More pictures from this crunch first team match: Also on…
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Upminster MA v Thurrock MA – 18/04/2023

John Hood's (captain) report: The results were Upminster 1/2 Thurrock 3 1/2. Anthony playing board 1 against Andrew Offord had a very long and tight match but was just edged by a very experienced player. I was beaten after a fairly long game due to losing too many pawns earlier in the match. Ray lost…
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Brentwood II v Upminster II – 11/04/2023

On Tuesday we played away at Brentwood vs their second team. Unfortunately we lost 4-2 at this time. I (Sergey) was the first to finish losing in a Sicilian Wing gambit. Next were Peter & Mustapha with draws. Both had good chances with higher rated opponents, so very well played! Sasha lost in the Alapin…
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Upminster III v Ilford II – 04/04/2023

Geoff Cooper's (captain) report: Last night we played Ilford 2nd team. We lost the match 4-1. On board 1 Mustapha agreed a draw when in a slightly better position but very short on time. On board 2 Geoff agreed a draw with possibly a slightly better position but no obvious way to win. On board…
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