Team A keep up the pressure

24 November 2021 Team A continues to prosper in Division 1. Their win tonight against Alwoodley A strengthens their position i the top half of the Division. At the top, Rose Forgrove A have put clear water between themselves and their challengers, having won all 6 rounds so far. But Limewood A are only 2… Continue reading »

3 – 2 ; 3 – 2 ; 3 – 2

17 November 2021 3 – 2 ; 3 – 2 ; 3 – 2.   Yes, all 3 Limewood matches tonight ended up with a 3 – 2 scoreline.Sadly only one of them was in Limewood’s favour. That win was by our B Team, playing in Division 2, who had the edge on Alwoodley C…. Continue reading »

Diwali matches

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3 November 2021 It is Diwali, the festival of lights, this week. And so our players were filled even more than usual with the spirit of peace and goodwill to all. Even to our opponents. There was an early rumour that one of our players was so carried away by the Diwali sprit that he… Continue reading »

Tough going

20 October 2021 It was a rough night for the 3 Limewood league teams. In only one game out of the 15 did the Limewoody player outgrade the opponent (leaving aside those games where one of both players were ungraded or had an estimated grade). In the circumstances the outcomes were quite pleasing: 2 players… Continue reading »

First Mini & Rapid Rounds

20 October 2021 First rounds of the Mini and Rapid competitions were held tonight. In the Mini league, Limewood beat Alwoodley by 3 points to 2. In the Rapids, Limewood drew 3-3 with Leeds University. Both were good results. Mini League The Mini League, for teams of 3, is unique in the Leeds leagues in… Continue reading »

Team B top of Division 2

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13 October 2021 It was a great night for our Team B. They are clear leaders of Division 2, being the only team to have won all their matches. Well, both their matches if you want to be pedantic. Last week they beat Rose Forgrove’s D Team 3 – 2 down at The Old Barn… Continue reading »

They’re off and running!

6 October 2021 The new League season got going tonight – the first over-the-board League chess since March 2020.Limewood is fielding 3 teams in the new 2-division slimmed-down League – Limewood A in Division 1, Limewoods B and C in Division 2. Team A were off to a flying start, crushing West Leeds 5 –… Continue reading »

Back in business!

22 September 2021 We’re back in live session again with the first Limewood face-to-face-clubnight since 11 March 2020! Paul May writes:9 of us turned up this evening for the first clubnight since lockdown and John Grasham provided the night’s entertainment by running a 5-round handicap swiss competition. Bob Maltby seems to have made the most… Continue reading »