|Nomads 400||1/2||3 1/2||Woodseats|
|Robert Nield(b)||0||1||Martyn Edwards|
|Jo Woollard||1/2||1/2||Alexander Pilakoutas|
|Robert Shaw||0||1||David Margerison|
|Ashley Rogers||0||1||Stephen Daykin|
Ashley and his opponent played a four knights opening, then swapped down to a queen, bishop and multiple pawns endgame. After Stephen forced a queen swap then secured promotion Ashley resigned.
Robert Shaw blundered away a rook pretty quickly. He played on for a few moves longer, attempting to trap his opponent’s rook, but when that failed he resigned.
Robert Nield lost a bishop for a rook, leaving him with a queen, rook, bishop and five pawns against a queen, two rooks, and five pawns. When Stephen won the bishop Robert Nield too resigned.
On board two, the initial exchanges left Jo with a rook, bishop and five pawns against a rook, bishop and six pawns, a marginal material disadvantage, but Alexander had doubled pawns, so the position looked pretty even. After swapping off the remaining pieces, Jo reached this position at move 41.
Soon after, Jo agreed a draw, saving the team from a complete whitewash.