Monthly Archives: November 2023

Upminster I v Loughton I – 21/11/2023

Les Crane's report (captain):We won 7 to 1. A good night for Upminster I.Unusually we outgraded our opponents last night. They even failed to bring 8 players and another somehow failed to arrive. Shame that Scott didn’t get a game.They seem to currently have some problems with their stronger players turning out. However we must…
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Upminster MB v Southend M – 21/11/2023

Yesterday our Minor league B team took on the unbeaten Southend team. The result was a 3.5-0.5 win for Upminster.First to finish was Ray on board four who after an equal opening steadily gained material and converted his gains into our first win. Daniel on board two was always equal and agreed a draw with…
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Thurrock MA v Upminster MA – 15/11/2023

Geoff''s (captain) report:On Wednesday the Minor A team travelled to Thurrock to play their Minor A.On board 1 Geoff’s opponent didn’t show so Geoff won the match by default.The next to finish was Chris who was level during the opening against a Thurrock junior but during the middle game. Chris gained a couple of pawns…
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Upminster I v Writtle – 14/11/2023

Les Crane's (captain) report:Last night we played Writtle who are always leading the division together with Wanstead towards the end of the season.Although it looks like a heavy defeat it was much closer than it appears.Rasike was kind enough to step in and play after the withdrawal of Nick but he lost but was heavily…
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