Ash 1 vs Gambit 1

posted Oct 8, 2015, 11:48 AM by Phil Morgan   [ updated Oct 18, 2015, 3:07 AM by Steve Bak ]
7/10/15 Ashfield 1 v Gambit 1
A closely fought encounter. Solid draws for Steve on 1 v Pete Mercs and Andrew against Mark Cooke.Gambit seized a grip on the match on Boards 4 and 5. John Shaw had the misfortune to come up against Mike Barnes on Board 4. Mike's tactical eye prevailed in the middlegame. Brian Hayward also gained a decisive initiative against Neil.Derek hit back for Ashfield with a finely played sacrificial attack against John Swaine's Centre Counter. Result 2-3 
Early days, but with 3 points from 3 games, the first team appear on course for mid-table security