GM Peter Wells has kindly sent in his game
against Marcus Harvey from the recent Witney
1/Bicester 1 match, together with some brief but
instructive annotations. Many thanks Peter! -
Game in PGN
Varney of Cumnor Chess Club has
very kindly annotated his game against Mark
Hannon from the FWS match between
Cumnor 2 and Witney 1 for the website.
Given that Witney
1 needed a 5-1 win to progress, Andrew's draw
(which it seems should should have been a win)
left the match on a knife edge, and according to
Alan Kennedy's report we were lucky to get
through (although to be fair I wouldn't have
assessed Alan's chances in his own game as
pessimistically as he did in his match report).
Anyway, well done to Cumnor 1, and Andrew in
particular, for pushing it to the wire - MT.
28.10.2011 - Well, Witney 1 snatched
victory from the jaws of defeat in the Frank
Wood Shield Match vs Cumnor 2. Needing to win
5-1 it was a challenge
their captain being available and many of the
club's better players being cup tied. The
matched started well enough with Howard showing
amazing tactical skill ...
for detailed report].