League: TVCL, Season 2021-2022
Played : 15th February, 2022
This is a return match played at the opponent’s venue. David Websdale led Ealing B team to a match victory, 3.5 to 2.5 against Richmond D. Martin and David W won their games. Leslie , Tony and David E drew their games. Ealing B had lost on board 6 by default as we could not field a player on that board. This match win is our first team win in the league tournament.
|Board||Colour||Richmond D||Results||Ealing B|
|1||White||Barry Sutton||0-1||Martin Loat|
|2||Black||Richard Sleep||1/2 – 1/2||Leslie Pringle|
|3||White||Dan Donohoe||1/2 – 1/2||Tony Braine|
|4||Black||George Dokic||1/2 – 1/2||David English|
|5||White||Jim Anandajeyarajah||0-1||David Websdale|
|6||Black||Default win||1 – 0||Default loss|
Ealing B won 3.5-2.5, in spite of losing one point to a default, giving us
our first point on the League table.
Martin won on board one, coming back from being a piece down.
Leslie, Tony and David E drew their games.
Many thanks to Leslie, stepping in at the last minute (and missing his
I did come back from a losing position last night – but merely a pawn and the exchange down. I had to give up R for N on move 17 to prevent losing my Queen to discovered check or succumbing to a “Philidors Legacy” smothered mate. But I got my remaining pieces active and set up some threats. The pictured position is when I was presented with my chance after my opponent played f4 ??
(White: “Want to trade queens?”. Black: “No, I have something better!”)
It’s not over till It’s over!
David English’s Game : Played White, drew; Opening “Four Knights Game: Italian Variation, ECO C46”
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