Dave Mooney ½-½ Thomas A Eggleston
Eddie Czestochowski 0-1 Ken P Neat
Paul R Bielby 1-0 Robin J Nandi
Ian Maughan 1-0 Charlie Hazlerigg
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Thursday 5th March 2020

Jeff Bentham 0-1 Paul L Richards
Weiming Xu 1-0 David Ramsey
Ryan JG Duff 1-0 Harry W Robinson
Ian Toward 0-1 David M Watson
Lydia Lord-Castle 1-0 Stephen Farrelly

Friday 6th March 2020

Bede Porter 1-0 Dave B Stebbings
Jay Steel 1-0 Joe Chan
Alan Blackburn 0-1 Martin Beardsley
Michael EI Allen 1-0 Edward W Jarah
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Thursday 5th March 2020

Roger H Coathup 0-1 Tim P Wall
C Mike Smyth 1-0 Caveh Madjdpour
Shohreh Bayat 1-0 Mark Younger
Richard H Symonds 0-1 Stuart Skelsey
Paul L Richards 0-1 Ciaran Macdonald

Wednesday 4th March 2020

This has been the strongest Division 1 ever. With twelve players graded 200+ and a FIDE master appearing on a board 3, we are challenging Birmingham and Surrey for the title of England’s second-strongest chess league. And Tynemouth A, with Dave Henderson’s 182 on top board, have Leicester City-ed it. Their amazing act of teamwork can be summed up in one number: 24. There were 24 individual games, either won or drawn by the Tynemouth player, whose loss would have been enough to give the title to Gosforth. It’s Tynemouth’s first title since 2004, and the previous champion has been dethroned for the fifth year in a row. Congratulations to David Henderson, Paul Dargan, Clive Waters, Gary Cornwall, Darren Laws, John Clarke, and guest stars Paul Edwards and Steve Burnell.

In other news:

  • Ivy have won Division 2
  • Tynemouth D are promoted from Division 3, but haven’t won it yet
  • Don’t be offended if a player declines to shake hands with you before a game

Brian Towers ½-½ Mike Smith
Kevin Rowden 0-1 Mehdi Mazerai
Dave Patterson ½-½ Steve Bowey
Eddie Czestochowski 1-0 Jeff Bentham
Michael Allen 0-1 Jeff Baird

Thursday 27th February 2020

David Henderson 0-1 Ed Dodds
Paul Dargan 1-0 Chris Izod
Clive Waters 1-0 Andy Trevelyan
Gary Cornwall 1-0 John Turnock
John Clarke 0-1 Jesus Urresti

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Richard Oxnard 0-1 Dave Stewardson
Dennis A White ½-½ Colin McGarty
Phil H Jackson 1-0 Joe Miller
Paul Richardson 0-1 J Robert Appleby
Peter J Combellack 1-0 Paul Ryan

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

James Moreby 0-1 David Walker
Andrew Lawson 0-1 Graeme Oswald
Jonathan King 1-0 Kyrtill Gara
Mick Riding 1-0 John Marsh
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Monday 2nd March 2020

Hanif Zaman 0-1 David Wrigley
Mez Benmaamar ½-½ Tim Wrigley
Shawn Edgar Miranda ½-½ Derek Harris
Abdulrahman Jalili 1-0 Steve Larkin
Mohammed Alsharif 0-1 Dave Humphreys

Friday 28th February 2020