Round 3 of the 4NCL saw e2e4.org.uk 2 up against Rhyfelwyr Essyllwg 2. We won the match as a consequence of our opponents defaulting a board. On the five boards that were actually contested, our opponents scored 3-2. However, because they defaulted, they not only lost the sixth game, but also suffered a -0.5 penalty, which resulted in a score of 3-2.5 in our favour. Chris Ross was the star man, winning the last game to finish to take the match.
My game did not work out for me in the end. In a complex position, I made a serious oversight and was not able to recover.
I give the game below with some notes.