Captain’s report: Dartford and Swanley 2 4-2 Beckenham and Bromley 3

Our third team was humbled at Dartford last night: Andrew had a quick draw with the white pieces and Adrian played a hard-fought draw on board 2. Great debut for Roy, who took the whole point on board 5. With 3-1 down and in need of a win to at least draw the match, RudyContinue reading “Captain’s report: Dartford and Swanley 2 4-2 Beckenham and Bromley 3”

Captain’s report: Beckenham and Bromley 6 1½ – 2½ Beckenham and Bromley 5

Wednesday, November 3rd – Tom Fuller Cup Game: One of the rules of the Kent League is that if a club has two teams in the same competition, their two teams must play each other first before they can play others. Last night Beckenham 5 and 6 – teams of four – met this requirement withContinue reading “Captain’s report: Beckenham and Bromley 6 1½ – 2½ Beckenham and Bromley 5”

Captain’s report: Chislehurst 1 1½ – 4½ Beckenham and Bromley 3

Beckenham and Bromley third team has started its En Passant Cup journey with a victory over Chislehurst’s first team. John held his higher-rated opponent to a draw with Black on board 1 and full points from Adrian, Andrew and the new joiners Rudy and Nick sealed the deal. Match card: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/84143 The team’s next commitmentContinue reading “Captain’s report: Chislehurst 1 1½ – 4½ Beckenham and Bromley 3”

Captain’s report: Dartford and Swanley 1 4½ – 1½  Beckenham and Bromley 2

Our first Stevenson cup match took place at Dartford this week. Nice to be captain again and welcome new team members. Mikey secured a half point with a nice fork. Ehsan played a solid game with a draw. Adrian, Freddy and I have had less success and ended up long castling (0-0-0). Pascal game wasContinue reading “Captain’s report: Dartford and Swanley 1 4½ – 1½  Beckenham and Bromley 2”

The internal handicap tournament takes off

The handicap internal tournament 2021-22 is open to everyone who is a member of the club but not playing in the FIDE rated tournament. You can either just show up on a Wednesday and find an opponent or I can help to “match” players. Please let me know by email (s_barlerin@yahoo.fr) if you’re interested. OpponentsContinue reading “The internal handicap tournament takes off”

Beckenham and Bromley FIDE rated kicks off

Our FIDE rated internal event has kicked off last night, this time counting with a few players from Petts Wood & Orpington. The players taking part in this event are: Name FIDE ECF Daniel Lindner 2214 2208 Ian Snape 2154 2204 John Duggan 2117 2177 Laurence Ball 2090 2058 Richard Selway 2026 2080 James MerrimanContinue reading “Beckenham and Bromley FIDE rated kicks off”

Beckenham and Bromley wins Pitt Yavash Trophy 2021

Thank you all for playing in the Pitt Yavash annual friendly last night. We managed to win the game 10-8, in what was a very close match: a couple of results either way would have swung it. Congratulations on win, loss or draw as it was a great team effort. It was an amazing turnoutContinue reading “Beckenham and Bromley wins Pitt Yavash Trophy 2021”

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