Glastonbury 3.5 Taunton Bishops 0.5
Last season Somerset Chess Division 3 ended in an unprecedented 4-way
tie. This year is proving to be even more competitive as all seven clubs still
retain strong title-winning chances.
Glastonbury recently hosted Taunton Bishops in a contest where the
winner would be rewarded with a move to top-spot in the league.
The Thorns were given an early boost when team captain Barry Thornley
conjured-up a devastating trademark knight fork that gave his opponent no
possible escape. Then league newcomer Haroon Symonds showed no sign
of first-game nerves as he moved to a forceful victory.
On top-board Theo Kirby agreed a draw which ensured both match points
for Glastonbury before a final win by Roger Fenton cemented an
Posted 26 February 2018