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...

Penrith A back on top

Maryport A arrived at the Crown, with their strongest team, determined to remain top of the league but they knew that this was to be their toughest challenge. As it happened, two of our A team squad were unavailable for this match but their replacements were worthy of...