Points on the Board

Our first win of the season! Not exactly illuminating the firmament, but who cares.

Kevin lost on board 3 against a solid Caro-Kann, but his presence on board  boosted our lower board strength.
Anthony was playing too slowly as was his opponent, so offered a draw in a slightly inferior position.
Dan had an excellent win with white in the French Advanced.
Terry agreed a draw in the time scramble which was the right result, as neither player could really progress.
Malcolm was a doubled pawn up in a queen ending with modest initiative. His opponent unfortunately lost on time, after succumbing to pressure.
Herts CA : Herts League – Division 3     Tuesday 15-December-2015
Borehamwood 1                                   Bishops Stortford 2
Board  1 : Marcos, Dan                       164   1-0   Heffer, Mark           142
Board  2 : Kent, Anthony R               145   1/2   Mercer, Laurie         142
Board  3 : Sear, Kevin                        167   0-1   Kerby, Nigel P           138
Board  4 : Gesthuysen, Malcolm      133   1-0   Heffer, Judith          135
Board  5 : O’Sullivan, Terry J             114   1/2   Hughes, Ron             133
Match Score :                                                 3 – 2
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