Category Archives: Games

Horsham Club Championship 2023-24: Edgson – Mansson

Last Tuesday was the eighth round of the club championship; I was up against Ian Edgson with the Black pieces. After a long struggle I managed to prevail. This gives me at least a share of the lead with 6.5 … Continue reading

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County Match (Open) 2023-24: Sussex – Worcestershire

Last Saturday, Sussex narrowly beat Worcestershire in the Quarter-Finals on the Minor Counties championship 8.5-7.5.

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Sussex League Division 1 2023-24: Horsham 1 – Brighton 1

Horsham 1 secured the Sussex League title last night, following an exciting match which they overcame a strong Brighton 1 team at home. I was pleased to be able to contribute a win to the team effort, which saw us … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Championship 2023-24: Mansson – Stimpson

Last night, I won a hard-fought game in the club championship against Phil Stimpson. This put me into the joint lead with 5.5 points out of 7. Two rounds remain, and I have played all the leading players, which puts … Continue reading

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Sussex League Knockout 2023-24: Horsham – Lewes

Last night, Horsham were up against Lewes in the final of the League Handicap Knockout. As both sides were reasonably well-matched in terms of grading, neither side had a points handicap. The match turned out to be disastrous for Horsham, … Continue reading

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Sussex League Division 1 2023-24: Horsham 1 – Lewes

Horsham 1 achieved a tough 2-2 draw away against Lewes last night. My game was adjourned with the score at 1.5-1.5 (one win each plus one draw); as it was a Q+P vs Q endgame, it was possible to quickly … Continue reading

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Sussex League Division 1 2023-24: Horsham 1 – Hastings 2

Horsham 1 scored a thumping 4-0 victory over Hastings 2 last night. I contributed a win on board four against Martin Fletcher.

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Horsham Club Championship 2023-24: Mansson – Page

Last night, I was playing Roy Page in the club championship. I managed to win, which took me into joint second behind the runaway leader, Phil Stimpson.

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Sussex League Division 1 2023-24: Horsham 1 – Hastings 1

Last night Horsham 1 drew away against Hastings 1. Anthony Higgs won, while Gavin Lock and Mark Broom drew. My game against John Sugden was the last to finish; unfortunately, by that point, he had a winning position, so I … Continue reading

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Horsham Club Knockout 2023-24: Mansson – Taylor (Rapidplay)

My knockout match against Alex Taylor had gone to its third game and first of the rapidplay games, played at thirty minutes each with a ten second increment. We played that game last night, and finally had a decisive result, … Continue reading

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