Horsham 1 achieve comfortable win against Lewes 1

At the start of April, Horsham 1 scored a comfortable win away against Lewes 1.

Anthony Higgs and Matt Forster overwhelmed their opponents on the bottom two boards to give Horsham a 2-0 lead.

Mike Forster played out a solid draw to take the score to 2.5-0.5.

Although Gavin had a very good position, he judiciously accepted the draw when offered it, in order to secure the match victory.

Following this, James was happy to accept a draw as he was down to a minute and a half on the clock, plus thirty second increment. Subsequent analysis suggested that he had good winning chances.

Horsham therefore secured a 3.5-1.5 win.

Lewes 1 (Home)   Horsham 1 (Away)
Martin O Costley 0.5-0.5 Gavin R Lock
Richard R Welford 0.5-0.5 James C Mansson
Jonathan Britnell 0.5-0.5 Michael C Forster
Andy Mitchell 0-1 Matthew Forster
Jack Lawrence-Cade 0-1 Anthony RJ Higgs

Horsham 1 had White on odd-numbered boards.