On Friday its was the 3rd team’s 1st match of the season against Petts Wood in the Fuller League.
The evening got off to a bad start with Petts Wood winning the toss and choosing white on Board 1.
Keith Thompson (board 3) did have a good position with winning chances against Keith Hendrikse (see game), but ultimately lost. Ken Grist (board 4) started to turn the evening about with a draw against Roger Blundell. Then proceedings got even better with Lee Brockwell (board 2) winning against Phil Wheeler, leaving David Gilbert (board 1) to round a good performance with a good win against Paul Jones.
This means the team starts the season well, with a 2.5/1.5 win.