Penrith I reach Whitaker Final

After Ulverston came to Penrith to beat our Penrith II team in the first round, they were drawn at home in the semi-final against Penrith I so, reluctantly, Penrith I made the journey to them on a cold, wet Monday evening with three players; we did have 4 but one fell...

Wins for A & B

Our A team were home to a tough Carlisle B team on Saturday. Despite some stiff resistance, our A team managed to overpower the visitors, dropping only half a point. Holden, on board 2, met tough opposition in the form of Ian Mackay, who has upset many a strong player...

Penrith lose to Keswick a second time

For this match, the second friendly against Keswick this season, we were the home team. Again, I tried to match our players strength to theirs but perhaps I underestimated theirs. As last time, it was to be a 5 board match to be played on our club night with, at...

C crushed by A

Although we had many players unavailable for this match, we still managed to populate 4 boards and as you’d expect, our A team out-rated our C team by quite a margin. Board 2, between Yousef, playing in his first ever over the board match and Eggert, was first...

Thrashing for C away to Maryport B

With the majority of January weekends fully booked, the C team match, away to Maryport B, was arranged for Tuesday January 9th at 6 pm. As C teams go, we didn’t have a bad team and Maryport B had three players who have yet to get an established rating but that...