2 November 2016
Limewood teams played tough opponents this night.
Team A had mixed fortunes away against Rose Forgrove D. Limewood had the higher grades on Boards 1 to 4 but the two wins came from Boards 1 and 5.
At Board 1 Sam Swain marked his debut for the club with a stylish victory. Welcome to the Club, Sam!
At Board 5 John Light won against an opponent graded 20 points higher.
At Board 4, Chris Tatham obtained a draw, bringing the scores level at 2½:2½.
The A Team have now achieved draws against both of their main rivals for promotion: Pudsey B and Rose Forgrove D. The promotion battle already looks certain to close-fought.
If the A team had mixed fortunes, it was the B Team that got grilled. Steve H notched up our only score of the match against a strong Pudsey team. He drew against Dave Young, graded over 40 points higher.
B Team lost the match: 4½ to ½. We stay at the bottom of the league table.