The RAC Defeat The Athenaeum

The RAC defeated The Athenaeum 3.5-2.5 at home in the Cup. The friendly boards were tied 1-1.

  1. Roger Emerson 0    v        1      Peter Lee
  1. Natasha Regan 1    v        0      Stephen Lowe
  1. Stephen Meyler ½    v      ½      Russell Campbell
  1. Lee Green        0      v       1       Felix Oyens
  1. Fred Edge       1      v       0       David Shanklands

6. Wayne Clark    1      v       0       David Tayor

East India & Oriental Defeat The Hurlingham

The Hurlingham lost at home to the combined East India and Oriental side 1.5-6.5 in the Cup.

Board Colour Hurlingham Result East India/Oriental
1 W Stephen Goss 0 1 Samuel Franklin
2 B Mark Woloshyn 0 1 Yaroslav Voropayev
3 W Michael Yeoh 1 0 Hamilton McMillan
4 B Rupert Radcliffe 0 1 Luke King
5 W Robert Gordon 0 1 Edward Brown
6 B Chris Clark 0 1 Colin Ferguson
7 W Richard Paterson 0 1 Callum Lee
8 B Paul Mustafa 1/2 1/2 Habib Amir

MCC and Athenaeum Draw

The MCC drew with The Athenaeum 3-3 at home in the Cup.

1.  Peter Lee 1  Nick Collacott 0

2   Ian Reynolds Stephen Lowe  draw

3   Ed Goodall 0 Russell Campbell 1

4   Chris Waites 1 David Shankland 0

5   Louis Ditz David Taylor draw

6   Peter Rust 1 Guy Morton 0

Note: the bulk of the fixture happened in February, but board one took place on 16 March. Unfortunately the original Board 1 Keith Richardson has been unwell and we wish him all the best.

 

RAC Defeat EIC / ORI

The RAC beat the combined East India and Oriental team 4.5 – 1.5 at home in the Cup. EIC/ORI won the two friendly boards.

 

  1. Roger Emerson       ½   v     ½          Sam Franklin
  1. Stephen Meyler        0    v      1          Yaroslav Voropayev
  1. Lee Green                1    v      0          Robert McClatchey
  1. Fred Edge                1    v      0          Edward Brown
  1. Trevor Dunmore      1     v      0          Colin Ferguson
  1. Robert Matthews     1     v      0          Callum Lee

 

 

The First Inter-club Lightning Chess Tournament.

Congratulations to the National Liberal Club on the success of their excellent initiative, holding the first recorded inter-club lightning chess tournament.

Congratulations also go to the winner of the Ming Vase – Richard Hughes of the RAC.

Ben Widdicombe of the NLC has written a thoroughly entertaining account of the event on the excellent National Liberal Club Chess website. For more information, please read Ben’s full report