Horsham progress in McArthur Cup at last!

In previous seasons Horsham have had to face Brighton in the first round of the McArthur Cup and have progressed no further. This year we had to visit their venue but to face a different team - Woodpushers...

Horsham 3 ease to victory against Worthing 3

Horsham 3 won a second match within 5 days. This time against a spirited Worthing side who gained some valuable grading points. John Marshall and debutante Tim Pavlovic provided us with victories, whilst the top 3 boards drew.
Our next match will be away to Eastbourne 1at the end of January.
Full match details are:
Chris Heath (146) draw David Chilvers (135)
Mick Harris (146) draw Cassie Graham (125)
Nick Warren (143) draw David Wallis (126)
John Marshall (144) 1 - 0 Keith Guinness (113)
Tim Pavlovic ( 140e) 1 - 0 Phil Crompton (112)

Welcome Win for Horsham 3 away to Brighton & Hove

Horsham 3 registered its first point of the season with a convincing win over Brighton and Hove 3.
Chris Heath easily held Robin Jones in a Sicilian, before John Marshall, playing the Sicilian as Black (!!?) gained a piece and a first win for Horsham. This was followed by Richard's subtle sacrificial tactics on the Q side duping his opponent to succumb to a Kingside attack and defeat.

Port cinques beneath Horsham onslaught

First off, thanks to Phil for the top quality pun. Secondly, I can report success for Horsham in the farthest-flung corner of Sussex...

Happy 94th Dick Newman!

6th team stalwart Dick Newman celebrates his 94th birthday today - he is quite possibly the most venerable graded player actively playing in the UK today. Congratulations Dick!

Happy New Year!

Chess 2014

Wishing you all an exciting 2014..

HJCC returns for the new year

Horsham Junior Chess Club returns after the Christmas break on Tuesday 7th January at the usual time. The first junior competition games of the new year will take place on Tuesday 21st January...

Merry Christmas

Christmas Chess

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year...

Horsham 4th vs Crowborough 2nd

Facing a very strong Crowborough 2nd team with an 88 point advantage our guys faced a tough challenge indeed (I hid a few tables away!).

Horsham 6 v Worthing 4

balance

Last night saw Horsham 6 host a MSL Division 4 match against Worthing 4 and what a hard fought match it proved. At the time of writing the position is …

1. Baldock M ?-? Crompton P
2. Whitmore G ?-? Guinness K
3. Hewitt T ?-? Pople D
4. Hewitt M ½-½ Bradley D
5. Hewitt R 0-1 Haworth K

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