Horsham 2

Articles relating to the Horsham second team.

Horsham 2 off the mark against Lewes 1

Match points have been hard to come by this season for Horsham 2, but we chalked up our first win of the season against Lewes 1 last Tuesday...

Know your classics...

Horsham 2 travelled down to title holders Brighton 1 yesterday and put in a creditable performance against a strong team...

Horsham 2 unlucky at Crowborough

Well, it slipped my mind to post a report of this one (played 23rd Jan vs Crowborough 1) so here is a short summary of what I can remember...

Horsham 2 perform well against league favourites

Last Tuesday saw Horsham 2 host Worthing 1, a team boosted by the presence of two strong former Knoll Knights players and therefore a force to be reckoned with this season...

So near and yet so far for Horsham 2

Horsham 2 nearly took their first points of the season in a very tight match with Haywards Heath 1 last Wednesday, but the hosts just edged it 3-2...

Horsham 1 win local derby

The 1sts vs 2nds has been a close affair in recent years, but Horsham 1 reversed that trend by winning 4.5-0.5 over Horsham 2 on Tuesday night, although the result could have been a bit closer than the scoreline suggests…

Horsham 2 win Division 2 !

Winner picture

Horsham 2 fielded a strong team to completely outgrade Brighton 3 and win handsomely their final match of the season 3.5 -1.5. This seals a clear win in division 2 , only having dropped half a point all season!

We look forward to chess in division 1 next year and thanks to all the players who participated in Horsham 2 success.

A Hoare 1-0 R Jones
P Stimpson .5-.5 O Weiss
P Taylor 1-0 M Cain
P Harbott 0-1 M Hamilton
I Comley 1-0 S Chadwick

Horsham 2 set to win Division 2 !


The winner of Horsham 2 v Eastbourne 1 was always going to decide the winner of the second division and promotion to division 1 .Phil played a great game to beat Rasa and Ian played accurately to convert a slightly better position. We have 2.5 points with just Peter's game outstanding and are expecting to be claiming a win.

So barring an embaraassing disaster in the final game against lowly opposition we look well set to collect some silverware.

Horsham 2 Underpromote to Overwhelming victory!


Horsham 2 managed an impressive 4.5 - 0.5 victory against Worthing 3 last night. We completely outgraded the opposition and took good advantage with some great results.

On board 3 (Comley - Wallis) Black is threatening to mate White so I underpromoted to a knight with check! After the game Chris Heath recommended Rh5 which was much better...but the computer spotted another tactic...see if you can spot it - clue: turns out I underpromoted the wrong pawn!

Horsham 2 v Lewes 2 11/2/14


Update : Dix agrees a draw on top board bringing the final result to 4 - 1 in our favour....


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