Category Archives: Mid-Sussex League

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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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Hastings 2

Back in mid-February, Horsham 1 suffered an unexpected defeat away against Hastings 2. We lost on the top two boards, while drawing the other three games. On top board, Gavin suddenly collapsed in a good position when short of time, … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Worthing 2

I scored a quick but flawed win in Horsham 1’s big win against Worthing 2 last month. If my opponent had responded correctly to my flawed 16th move, he would have had a won position. However, he responded with his … Continue reading

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

Last Friday, Horsham 1, fielding its strongest team, scored a 4.5-0.5 win over Eastbourne 1 down in Eastbourne. My game was in fact the only one that wasn’t decisive, although it was an interesting encounter against a strong opponent.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Brighton 2

Last Tuesday, Horsham 1 scored a 4.5-0.5 win over Brighton 2. My game against Joe Everett was a comprehensive victory in 26 moves; after missing his chance on move 12, my opponent’s position rapidly went downhill.

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

Horsham 1 secured a good win away against Worthing 1 earlier this month. In that match I played Black against Dave Graham, and was somewhat fortunate to escape with a draw, although ultimately the result of my game wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2018-19: Horsham 1 – Horsham 2

In mid-October, Horsham 1 took on Horsham 2 in the first match of the season for both teams. In the end, Horsham 1 ran out comfortable winners by 4-1, although there were some tough contests on the individual boards.

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Mid-Sussex League Division 1 2017-18: Horsham 1 – Brighton 1

The final match of Horsham 1’s league season has ended in a draw! My game was against Joe Everett and despite obtaining a winning position, I allowed him to set up a fortress and had to concede a draw. This … Continue reading

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