The B Team stay top of Division 4 despite losing one match, whilst the D team played in the Division 5 Cup Final. Malcolm Clarke reports.
Chandlers Ford B suffered their first league defeat of the season when they went down 2.5-1.5 to University C. Despite this they comfortably sit at the top of Division 4, but they can still be caught by three other teams. Surprisingly it is only the bottom three teams that can catch them with Andover whose last four games are all at home, one of which is against Chandlers Ford having the best chance. The two players with the white pieces got Chandlers Ford’s 1.5 points against University with Keven Lamb winning and David Culliford drawing.
Chandlers Ford D lost their Division 5 Cup final against Salisbury C 3-1 with the two players playing with the black pieces Rob Sims and Steve Dunleavy drawing, with Dunleavy’s draw against a higher graded player being particularly meritorious. A couple of games counting for grading purposes only were played, but both of these were won by the Salisbury player,