|Keith Wicks||1||0||Brendan Ashmore (w)|
|Dave Kesteven||0||1||Kypros Pilakoutas|
|Robert Shaw||1||0||Alex Pilakoutas|
|Jo Woollard||0||1||Martyn Edwards|
Woodseats won the toss, and chose white on odds.
Keith went a knight up early on, then gained a rook, giving him a decisive advantage. His opponent soon resigned.
Dave and his opponent both castled king side, then he swapped off a bishop for knight before gaining a bishop. However, Kypros traded his queen for a rook and bishop, trading a slight material disadvantage for strong mating threats. After a brief struggle, Dave resigned.
After a complex exchange in the early middle game, Robert went into the endgame with a queen and five pawns against a rook, a knight, and three pawns, a clear material advantage, though not a guaranteed win. After some manoeuvring, he mated the white king on g6.
Jo gained a pawn early in a quiet opening, then traded a bishop and knight for a rook and pawn, but was eventually outmanoeuvred, being mated in the middle of the board.