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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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Ladder – Week 3


Round 1
White Result Black
J Kearney 1–0 D Foster
J Ovens 0–1 B Hardwick
D Millar 0–1 P Crichton
B Reed 1–0 D Blair
R Moss 1–0 S Larkin
(Bye – D Humphreys)

Round 2
White Result Black
D Millar 1–0 B Hardwick
D Foster 0–1 R Moss
J Kearney 1–0 B Reed
S Larkin 0–1 P Crichton
D Blair 0–1 D Humphreys
(Bye – J Ovens)

Round 3
White Result Black
D Millar 0–1 R Moss
J Kearney 1–0 J Ovens
B Reed 0–1 P Crichton
D Blair ½–½ B Hardwick
D Humphreys 0–1 S Larkin
(Bye– D Foster)

Ladder Positions (revised 22 Mar by Bill Hardwick and Drew Millar)
Brought Forward R1 R2 R3 – (Final)
Tim Wrigley Peter Crichton Peter Crichton Peter Crichton
Peter Crichton Tim Wrigley Tim Wrigley Tim Wrigley
Steve Larkin Steve Larkin Robbie Moss Robbie Moss
Robbie Moss Robbie Moss Drew Millar Steve Larkin
Drew Millar Drew Millar Steve Larkin Drew Millar
Bill Hardwick Bill Hardwick Bill Hardwick Bill Hardwick
Ian Mackay Dave Humphreys Dave Humphreys Dave Humphreys
James Ovens Ian Mackay Ian Mackay Ian Mackay
Christine Moorcroft James Ovens Christine Moorcroft Christine Moorcroft
David Willey Christine Moorcroft James Ovens John Kearney
Dave Humphreys David Willey David Willey Derek Blair
Bruce Reed (New) John Kearney David Willey
John Kearney (New) Bruce Reed James Ovens
Dave Foster (New) Dave Foster Dave Foster
Derek Blair (New) Derek Blair Bruce Reed
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Austins v HB

Match Played at Austins Tue 12 Mar 2019
Austins Haydon Bridge
George Glover 4 0-4 2 Phil Walters
Bill Burgess 4 0-4 3 Ian Mackay
John Lydon 4 4-0 4 Tom Bradford
Bill Hardwick 5 0-4 6 Dave Willey
17 4-12 15
21-27
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