"Those who say they understand chess, understand nothing" -- Robert HUBNER

Match Result

Season 19/20
Date Mon 10 Feb 2020
Competition:Thames Valley League Division 2
Fixture Ealing 'B' v Harrow 'A'
Result W: 3.5-2.5


BoardGradeEaling 'B'
Harrow 'A'Grade
1 Yad Rahman
Dhemrait, Surjit S 133
2 Christopher Yapp
Deans, Mary Helen 131
3 Martin Loat
Wray, S David 119
4 Trevor Bates
Marshall, Alan R 113
5 John Harvey
Stott, David A 108
6 Subas Subbararaj
Goldsmith, Jennifer 101

Captains Comment

Last Monday evening we entertained Harrow A and left with a narrow win by 3.5-2.5. There were early draws by Trevor on board 4 and Subas on board 6 then a fine win by Chris on board 2 giving us a 2-1 lead. On board 1 Yad Rahman had at one time what looked to me a difficult position in a Q+B v Q+N ending with a compromised pawn structure against a dangerous passed pawn. However the next time I looked the minor pieces had disappeared and he was a pawn up against an obviously exasperated opponent. Unfortunately Yad's king was vulnerable to checks so he could not make the most of things and a draw was agreed. On board 3 Martin was obliged to tip his king after losing a rook. On board 5 John finally managed to checkmate his dogged opponent just before the call of time.