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Jamboree May 2020

Congratulations to Carlisle Duumfries Castles
Wityh 5 players in the Austins team, the tournament was won by the team with
the best points per player, which was Carlisle Duumfries Castles with 11 points from 16 games, or 2.75 pts per player.

South Tyne Jamboree May 28 2020
Teams Aus – Austins
Cas – Carlisle Dumfries Castles
HB – Haydon Bridge
Mon – Monarchs
Reiv – Reivers
Sp – Spare
Players Team Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 0
Opp Res Opp Res Opp Res Opp Res Total
Alan L Aus Christine M ½-½ David Wr 0-1 Bill He 0-1 Drew M 1-0 1.5
Bill He Aus John L ½-½ Roy E 0-1 Alan L 1-0 Paul R 1-0 2.5
David Si Aus Stavros K 0-1 David Sc 1-0 Bill Ha 1-0 John L 1-0 3
Drew M Aus Steve L 0-1 Ian M 0-1 Paul R 0-1 Alan L 0-1 0
John L Aus Bill He ½-½ Christine M 1-0 Roy E 0-1 David Si 0-1 1.5
John K Cas Bill Ha 1-0 Bruce R 1-0 Derek H 0-1 Roy E 1-0 3
Mike G Cas David Wi 1-0 Peter C 1-0 Stavros K 1-0 Derek H 1-0 4
Paul R Cas 0-0 0-0 Drew M 1-0 Bill He 0-1 1
Stavros K Cas David Si 1-0 Tom B 1-0 Mike G 0-1 Peter C 1-0 3
David Wi HB Mike G 0-1 John M 0-1 Full Bye 1-0 Bill Ha 0-1 1
Ian M HB Full Bye 0-1 Drew M 1-0 Steve L 1-0 John M 1-0 3
Roy E HB Derek H ½-½ Bill He 1-0 John L 1-0 John K 0-1 2.5
Tom B HB Full Bye 1-0 Stavros K 0-1 Peter C 0-1 Zero Bye 0-1 1
Derek H Mon Roy E ½-½ Steve L 1-0 John K 1-0 Mike G 0-1 2.5
John M Mon Peter C 0-1 David Wi 1-0 Christine M 1-0 Ian M 0-1 2
Christine M Mon Alan L ½-½ John L 0-1 John M 0-1 David Sc 1-0 1.5
David Sc Mon Bruce R 0-1 David Si 0-1 Dave F 1-0 Christine M 0-1 1
Dave F Reiv Full Bye 0-1 Bill Ha 0-1 David Sc 0-1 Zero Bye 0-1 0
Peter C Reiv John M 1-0 Mike G 0-1 Tom B 1-0 Stavros K 0-1 2
Bruce R Reiv David Sc 1-0 John K 0-1 David Wr 0-1 Steve L 1-0 2
Steve L Reiv Drew M 1-0 Derek H 0-1 Ian M 0-1 Bruce R 0-1 1
Bill Ha Sp John K 0-1 Dave F 1-0 David Si 0-1 David Wi 1-0 2
David Wr Sp Zero Bye 0-1 Alan L 1-0 Bruce R 1-0 0-0 2
Tim W Sp Zero Bye 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
Full Bye X 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
Half Bye X 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
Zero Bye X 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
AN O X 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
South Tyne Jamboree – Team Result
Teams Scores No of Players in Team Pts per player
HB 7.5 4 1.88
Sp 4 3 1.33
Mon 7 4 1.75
Reiv 5 4 1.25
Cas 11 4 2.75
Aus 8.5 5 1.70
X 0 0 0.00
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Friars v Monarchs

Match Played at Stone Inn – Hayton Tue 10 Mar 2020
Friars Monarchs
Roy Ellames 0 2-2 2 Tim Wrigley
Bill Burgess 4 0-4 3 Derek Harris
John Lydon 5 0-4 5 Dave Humphreys
Bill Hardwick 5 0-4 6 Jonny Kearney
14 2-14 16
16-30
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Monarchs v Friars

Match Played at Corbridge Thu 5 Mar 2020
Monarchs Friars
Tim Wrigley 2 0-4 0 Roy Ellames
Dave Humphreys 5 4-0 4 Bill Burgess
Jonny Kearney 6 4-0 5 John Lydon
Tim Barmby 8 0-4 5 Dave Willey
21 8-8 14
29-22
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Reivers v Monarchs

Match Played at Corbridge Thu 30 Jan 2020
Monarchs Reivers
Peter Crichton 3 2-2 2 Tim Wrigley
Steve Larkin 5 4-0 5 Dave Humphreys
Christine Moorcroft 5 4-0 6 Johnny Kearney
Dave Foster Jnr 8 0-4 9 Tim Barmby
21 10-6 22
31-28
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Austins v Friars

Match Played 16 Jan 2020
Austins Friars
D Siddal 2 2-2 0 R Ellames
B Burgess 4 0-4 2 P Rivers
J Lydon 5 2 -2 5 W Henderson
J Ovens 9 0-4 9 J Majewski
20 4-12 16
24-28
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League Table (29 Nov 2019)

League Table courtesy of Bill Hardwick

South Tyne Chess League Table 2019-20
Team Played Won Drawn Lost Handicap Pts Results Pts Match Pts
Monarchs 2 2 0 0 36 22 4
Austins 2 1 0 1 33 16 2
Reivers 1 0 0 1 15 6 0
Friars 1 0 0 1 13 0 0
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Monarchs v Austins

Match Played in Corbridge Thu 28 Nov 2019
Monarchs Austins
Tim Wrigley 2 4-0 3 George Glover
Dave Humphreys 5 2-2 4 Bill Burgess
Jonny Kearney 6 2-2 4 John Lydon
Tim Barmby 9 4-0 9 James Ovens
22 12-4 21
34-25
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First Results

The first results of the new season are :

Match Played at Corbridge Thu 7 Nov 2019
Monarchs Reivers
P Crichton 3 4-0 2 J Ross
D Humphreys 5 2-2 5 S Larkin
J Kearney 6 4-0 5 C Moorcroft
J Morgan 7 0-4 8 D Foster Jnr
21 10-6 20
31-26

Match Played Thu 7 Nov 2019
Friars Austins
P Rivers 2 0-4 3 G Glover
D Willey 5 0-4 4 B Burgess
A Little 8 adj 0-4 5 J Lydon
15 0-12 12
15-24
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South Tyne Jamboree

Monarchs comfortably won the South Tyne Jamboree held in Haydon Bridge last night to complete a league a cup double. The Monarchs team of Tim Wrigley, Alan Hiatt, Steve Larkin & Dave Foster Jnr finished with 9 points from a possible 12.

Particular congratulations to Dave Foster Jnr who won all 3 of his games

Final Team Scores
Haydon Bridge 4
Austins 6
Monarchs 9
Angels 6

Round 1
Tim Wrigley 1-0 George Glover
Peter Crichton ½-½ Phil Walters
Ian Mackay ½-½ Alan Hiatt
Bill Burgess ½-½ Dave Foster Snr
John Lydon 1-0 David Willey
Dave Humphreys 1-0 Steve Larkin
Dave Foster Jnr 1-0 Bill Hardwick
Jonny Kearney 1-0 Damian Rudge
James Owen 0-1 Bruce Reed See Note 1

Round 2
George Glover 1-0 Phil Walters
Peter Crichton ½-½ Tim Wrigley
Alan Hiatt 1-0 Bill Burgess
Dave Foster Snr 0-1 Ian Mackay
David Willey 0-1 Steve Larkin
John Lydon 1-0 Dave Humphreys
Damian Rudge 0-1 Dave Foster Jnr
James Owen 1-0 Jonny Kearney See Note 1
Bill Hardwick 0-1 Bruce Reed

Round 3
Phil Walters 0-1 Tim Wrigley
George Glover ½-½ Peter Crichton
Bill Burgess 0-1 Ian Mackay
Dave Foster Snr 0-1 Alan Hiatt
Steve Larkin 0-1 John Lydon
Dave Humphreys 1-0 Dave Willey
Damian Rudge 1-0 James Owen See Note 1
Bill Hardwick 1-0 Jonny Kearney
Bruce Reed 0-1 Dave Foster Jnr

Note 1 – This game did not count towards the team scores

Teams
Team A – Haydon Bridge
Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3
1-Phil Walters ½ 0 0
2-Ian Mackay ½ 1 1
3-Dave Willey 0 0 0
4-Damian Rudge 0 0 1

Team B – Austins
Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3
1-George Glover 0 1 ½
2-Bill Burgess ½ 0 0
3-John Lydon 1 1 1
4-Bill Hardwick 0 1(*) 0 * James Owen played round 2

Team C – Monarchs
Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3
1-Tim Wrigley 1 ½ 1
2-Alan Hiatt ½ 1 1
3-Steve Larkin 0 1 0
4-Dave Foster Jnr 1 1 1

Team D – Angels
Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3
1-Peter Crichton ½ ½ ½
2-Dave Foster Snr ½ 0 0
3-Dave Humphreys 1 0 1
4-Jonny Kearney 1(*) 0 1(*) * Bruce Reed played round 1 & 3

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Monarchs v Austins

Match Played at Haydon Bridge Thu 10 May 2019
Monarchs Austins
Tim Wrigley 2 4-0 4 George Glover
David Wrigley 2 4-0 4 Bill Burgess
Dave Humphreys 6 2-2 4 John Lydon
Dave Foster 6 0-4 5 Bill Hardwick
16 10-6 17
26-23
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