Thursday 1 November 2012

Busy Wednesday Evening

It was a busy night last night with three cup matches and one league match taking place.

In the Perry Trophy Meir won 2.5 - 1.5 at Holmes Chapel to set up a local derby against Fenton in the next round. The Holmes Chapel cause was not helped by defaulting on Board 4. Holmes Chapel names first :

Paul Clifford  0.5  Bob Perry  0.5
Joe Moris  1  Stuart Green  0
Ted Fletcher  0  Mike Judd  1
Default  0  Dave Hackney  1

In the Open Cup Newcastle squeezed past Macclesfield on board count following a 4-4 draw at the Bridge Club. Newcastle will now meet Alsager in the next round. Newcastle names first :

Alex Richardson  1  Anthony Soames  0
Alan Paling  0.5  Geoff Laurence  0.5
Robbie Coats  1  John-Paul Taylor  0
Barry Jones  0  Vijay Kumar  1
Martyn Harris  1  Phil Cattermole  0
Pete Shaw  0  Marc Jouannet  1
Paul Clapham  0  Ray Pomeroy  1
Nic Wright  0.5  Alan Sime  0.5

In Division 3 Kidsgrove ended Alsager's unbeaten start to the season with a 2.5 - 1.5 win, sending them to the top of the table. They have now won 3 of their opening 4 matches, which is as many as they won in the whole of last season. Kidsgrove names first :

Ian Jamieson  1  Doug Barnett  0
Derek Northage  0.5  Alan Thomason  0.5
Juliuan Cook  0  Michael Matar  1
Dave Johnson  1  Les Hall  0

Stafford were also due to play Holmes Chapel in the Open Cup but this result is not yet in.