Category Archives: Mid-Sussex League

Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Lewes 1

Horsham 1 beat Lewes 1 at home recently, by a 3-2 scoreline. I managed to beat Barry Maufe with Black in a complicated game, where both sides made definite mistakes.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Worthing 3

Horsham 1 scored a decisive 4-1 victory against Worthing 3 last Monday. I managed to win my game after obtaining first the advantage of the bishop pair, then an extra pawn. My opponent was unable to create any counterplay, so … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Hastings 2

Horsham 1’s recent match against Hastings 2 was a frustrating draw. Both Mark Broom and I had chances to win our games, but failed to do so.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Worthing 2

Horsham 1 scored a hard-fought win over Worthing 2 at the start of December. My game was last to finish, when we were already 3-1 up, so the fact that I lost in the end did not matter.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Brighton 1

In mid-November, Horsham 1 scored a fine 4-1 win over Brighton 1. I managed to build up a strong position in my game against Geoff James, but because I was running short of time and because of the match situation, … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Haywards Heath 1

The Horsham 1 team continued its good form with a 3.5-1.5 win away to Haywards Heath 1. I drew as White against Viv Cole in an interesting game. At one point my opponent appeared to have blundered a piece, and … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2019-20: Horsham 1 – Horsham 2

Horsham 1 defeated Horsham 2 3.5-1.5 in the traditional Mid-Sussex League opener. I was up against Matt Forster as Black on board two. I managed to gain the better position out of the opening, and after some adventures in a … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Brighton 1

Horsham 1 finished the season with a good win against Brighton 1. On a personal note, it was disappointing to finish with a loss. However, Luke Rutherford is a formidible opponent, and at least this time I made more of … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Hastings 1

Just under a month ago, Horsham 1 faced Hastings 1 at home in a crucial league match. Unfortunately, Horsham were not at full strength, with two of the first choice five missing, while Hastings had their strongest team; it was … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Lewes 1

Horsham 1 registered a comfortable 3.5-1.5 win away against Lewes 1 at the start of April. My game was the last to finish; I agreed a draw as I was very short of time and was unsure of the position, … Continue reading

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