The A team drew their match against Maldon B - with draws on all four boards. The result keeps Colchester A at the top of Division 2 having played 4 matches (three wins and a draw). Maldon B came top of Division 2 last season.
|NECL Division 2|
|Brd||Col||MALDON B||Result||COLCHESTER A||Col|
|1||b||Dave Pearse (156)||½||½||Ian Gooding (185)||w|
|2||w||Tom Winter (146)||½||½||Mike Wagstaff (147)||b|
|3||b||Keith Cook (139)||½||½||Svein Kjenner (e139)||w|
|4||w||Doug Mothershaw (114)||½||½||Clive Bellinger (139)||b|
The D team were due to have a match against Braintree C but this has been postponed to later in the season.
Below is another Smith-Morra Gambit from Martin's games at the Paignton Congress in September.