Broadstairs 3 Bridge 1
|1||Richard Clement (129)||1-0||Peter Blundell (118)|
|2||Chris Stampe (124)||1-0||Tim Spencer (118)|
|3||Gary Hilleard (118)||0-1||Graeme Boxall (93)|
|4||John Couzens (117)||1-0||Ian Redmond (80)|
Richard Clement writes:
John Couzens was heard to exclaim “What have I missed?” as he accepted a bishop sacrifice and not long after his opponent resigned. As John put it, “He came at me with all guns blazing and it just did not work”. Gary won a knight early on but his opponent spotted some resources and turned the game around so at this stage the match was in the balance. Chris won the exchange of a rook for a knight and his pair of rooks drove his opponent to resignation. Mine was the last game to finish. I managed to tie my opponent up in knots but when it came to making progress in the position I played a few moves which lost all my advantage. Luckily for me, his cramped kingside led him to lose most of his pawns and he resigned and the team won 3-1. No sweat.