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 »

Ouch!

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 »

The nail-biting season

13 March 2019 The end of the season is drawing near and club leaders worry endlessly about the league tables.  Will they gain promotion?  Will they be relegated?  Or will it be another year in the same Division as now? For our A and B teams these last few matches matter a great deal.  Fortunately… Continue reading »

Tom leads in Ellis Trophy

Tom leads in Ellis Trophy

6 March 2019 Tom Leah heads the table in the Norman Ellis (Open) Trophy with 3 wins from the 3 rounds so far – the only player still with full points. He beat the top seed in the competition, Rob Starley who at 195 is graded 26 points higher than Tom. The 3rd round of… Continue reading »