Winning ways

15 May 2019 It was the last outing of the season for our Rapidplay and Mini League teams tonight. Our Rapidplay team hammered the University’s second team by 5 points to 1, to finish in the top half of the Rapidplay table in the team’s very first year of existence. Our teams in the 3-board… Continue reading »

Ellis Trophy – Tom Leah still on 100%

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8 May 2019 The 4th round of the Ellis and Appleby Trophies took place tonight. In the Ellis, Tom Leah strengthened his position as leader of the pack with a win over Rose Forgrove’s doyen Clive Davies. One more round to go – can Tom keep up the momentum and become 2019’s Ellis Champion? We’ll… Continue reading »

Club Blitz Night – Wed 12 June

Paul May presents Tom Leah with Blitz Trophy in 2018 Paul May writes: Our annual handicap Blitz night and player of the season announcement will take place on 12  June. Each game is 10mins long and time is divided up depending on you and your opponent’s strength. e.g. High grade v low grade would be… Continue reading »


10 April 2019 Consider: ~ games won: 2 ~ games drawn: 4 ~ games lost: 14 Yes, Ouch!  That was the result of our matches tonight. Ouch! especially for Team B. They drop into the Division 2 relegation zone – still level with Alwoodley C on on match points but now lagging a point behind… Continue reading »

Just Two

3 April 2019 Just Two, aka Team B, were playing tonight.  Playing and praying, probably, given their dodgy position in Division Two.  Their opponents were Alwoodley B, who they needed to beat if they were to climb towards safety from relegation. It looked promising at first:  Paul Anderson won at board 1 while John Grasham… Continue reading »

Two draws, two losses

Two draws, two losses

27 March 2019 Two matches drawn and two matches lost was the tally for our four League teams tonight. Main interest now centres on the B Team who have been hovering uncomfortably close to the relegation zone.  Their draw tonight against a strong Leeds B team is a vital help, thanks to wins from Bob… Continue reading »

Ekwy Knox is here!

20 March 2019 The Rapidplay and Mini teams were playing tonight. Our Rapid players faced table-toppers Rose Forgrove R1 – a tough proposition.  They produced some good performances but overall lost by 4 points to 2. The Mini M1 team, playing Rose Forgrove M5, managed a draw, taking them to a respectable position in the… Continue reading »