B end season with a win

A shortage of regular B team players meant that our B team had to be made up with a couple of our A team regulars. Jacob and Alice joined Michael and Steve against title contenders, Maryport A. The match started promptly at 1 pm and by 2 pm, our B team were a point...

C team win the Wooden Spoon

As Dave, Richard, Yousef and I set off to play Carlisle A, we were under no illusion that we would likely get hammered but we were in good spirits anyway. The match started promptly at 1 pm and it was some time before the first result. Richard, with black on board 2,...

Whitaker Champions !!

Penrith I met with Barrow at our new half way venue, Burneside Cricket Club, for the Whitaker Trophy Final. The match got under way just after 2 pm with 90 minutes on the clock plus a 30 second per move increment. After all the calculations were made, Penrith I had a...

C team lose bottom of the table clash

Originally, this match was to be a 4 board match but Maryport announced, at short notice, that they had a player drop out and couldn’t get a replacement. Our team was to be Ciso, Yousef, Richard and Teo so, rather than someone not get a game, I asked Teo and...

A win but B & C lose

Our C team made the long journey to play Barrow at their home venue, the Navy Club. Barrow’s team consisted of Cumbria’s highest rated player, Matthew Mackenzie, Russ Hayley and Alan Llewellyn. The match started just before 2 pm and what seemed like 5...