EDITORS NOTE – I valiantly tried to transcribe the game from the images below but being born in the 1980’s my head started to explode with Descriptive notation! As an act of posterity I have included the original images supplied by Bob Radford. Bob subsequently sent me on the Algebraic Notation of the game and I have added it as a playable game after the original Bristol Chess Times article below. John Richards of Horfield CC has also estimated the date at round 1982 when Yatton and Clevedon A won Division 2. Whichever format is your preferred choice I hope people enjoy the game below – Thanks Bob and John!
Bob Radford vs. W. Meakin (circa 1982 est.)
Play through full game – Radford vs. Meakin
11 king moves in a game that lasted 27 moves in total cannot be desirable from Blacks perspective. Indeed, little king moves are not always the best defensive measure.
A long term stalwart in the Bristol & District Chess league, Bob currently plays for Horfield Chess Club and regularly competes in the local tournament calendar.