The Athenaeum won away to the National Liberal Club 1.5-4.5. Match card below (NLC players listed first).
Nick Kirby 0 Peter Lee 1
Ben Widdicombe 0 David Shankland 1
James Whiteley 1 Nick Smedley 0
Gordon Hamme 0 Kester George 1
Mehul Trivedi 0 David Taylor 1
Wolfgang Schady 0.5 Brian Gilmore 0.5
The National Liberal Club lost at home to the MCC 1.5-3.5 and The Oxford & Cambridge won at home to The Reform 3.5-1.5.
The National Liberal Club lost to Chelsea Arts 1-3 at home in the Cup.
Nick Kirby 0-1 Isambard Thomas
Mehul Trivedi 0-1 David Cohen
Nadim Ossieran 0-1 Mike Radcliffe
Edina Seiben 1-0 Joe Coles
Oxford & Cambridge 3-1 National Liberal Club
Hurlingham 3-1 Lansdowne
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
The RAC beat the Oxford & Cambridge 5.5-2.5
Roehampton lost to the MCC 1.5-5.5
The National Liberal Club lost to The Reform 1.5-3.5
Hurlingham won at home against the National Liberal Club 4-0
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