Juniors power to Megafinal success

Horsham Junior Chess Club's talented players scored very well at the recent UK Chess Challenge Megafinal held over the bank holiday weekend. Several players now go forward to the next stage of the competition...

Horsham 4 lose to East Grinstead 2 in a night of blunders

Dave Britton reports:

The first blunder was from me as once again we had white on evens,

Jon lost the exchange and soon after the game in a queens Indian with neither player castling, Julie had time trouble and missed the opportunity to equalise with RxR+ before Norman exchanged the last pair of Rooks and gained a piece. Gary got his bishop trapped in a difficult position while in my game Bob allowed me to fork both Knights with Queen by move 11 in a Sicilian-French

Horsham win the Paul Watson Trophy !

Last night (7 May) Horsham visited Lewes to play the final of the Paul Watson trophy. This is a 4 board competition with a maximum Team total grading of 600 – and a Quickplay time limit. The gradings worked out practically identical,so a close result was likely.

Weald Chess Congress

Weald Chess Congress

The 7th Weald Chess Congress takes place on 13 - 14 July...

Horsham 1 set to take Third Place

A somewhat depleted Horsham 1 faced Knoll Knights on the dreaded Friday night (can't the League ban Fridays?)...

Horsham 2 finish season with victory

Horsham 2 are poised for a win following our final match of the season against Hastings & SL 2. A tight match went down to the wire with the last few minutes proving crucial...

Horsham 4 defeat Brighton 5

Horsham 4 defeated Brighton 5 at Brighton 3.5-1.5.

The individual scores were:

Bd. 1: Gee, Kevin (118) 1-0 Taylor, Jonathan (143)
Bd. 2: Chadwick, Susan E (110) 0-1 Denning, Julie (122)
Bd. 3: Counsell, Robert (107) 0-1 Britton, David (107)
Bd. 4: Simpson, Darren (-) 0-1 Richardson, Paul (119)
Bd. 5: Caswill, Andrew (101) Draw Waddingham, Roger (114)

Horsham players score congress wins

Several Horsham players have been in action in local (and not so local) congresses recently. Melusi, Paul, Dave and I have all tried our hand at some weekend chess...

Horsham 2 lose out to St. Francis & Haywards Heath 1

A relatively short journey for an away match at last! Horsham 2 put up a good fight but the score currently stands at 3-1 against us with one game to resolve.

Crowborough defeated by Horsham 1

Horsham 1 hosted Crowborough 1 last night and despite a strong visiting lineup including two of Sussex's best juniors, Horsham prevailed without conceding a game. Phil was acting captain in Dix's absence and there were two subs in the form of Mike and myself promoted to cover for James and Dix.

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