Results vs Strathclyde Uni, Bearsden

Govanhill scored 6.5 pts in two close matches

Chess Scotland have published results from two recent friendly matches with other clubs.

On 21 February, Govanhill hosted a team of four from Strathclyde University Chess Society. In a close battle with some prolonged endgames, the visitors won 2.5 to 1.5. The second leg will take place at the University on Monday 4 April.

On 1 March, Govanhill took a team of nine to Bearsden Chess Club. With the teams closely matched in rating strength, this was also a highly competitive fixture, which Govanhill edged out 5-4. A return match will take place in Govanhill on Monday 28 March.

Click on the links below for a breakdown of the results:

Results – Govanhill vs Strathclyde Uni

Results – Bearsden vs Govanhill

Our thanks to Strathclyde University and Bearsden. In both friendlies, most of the participants were ungraded and relatively new to competitive chess, indicating the healthy growth of chess in Glasgow.

Photo: ‘Your Own Worst Enemy’ by Garen M. is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.