Chess Club seals county title
ROYSTON Chess Club has retained the Herts County League championship. And it was a comfortable campaign for Royston. The team picked up 21 points from a possible 24, to leave the opposition trailing. And the club, bolstered by the return of International
ROYSTON Chess Club has retained the Herts County League championship.
And it was a comfortable campaign for Royston.
The team picked up 21 points from a possible 24, to leave the opposition trailing.
And the club, bolstered by the return of International Master Lorin d'Costa, secured another league title with two matches to spare.
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An unbeaten d'Costa and Norman Hutchinson helped see off nearest rivals Watford and Hertford.
Ben Morgan, Kevin Clark and Paul Kemp also played an important part in Royston's victory.
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However, the club's second team were not so fortunate, as they failed to secure promotion.
But the third and fourth teams managed their highest league positions in recent years.
n The club ends its season on Monday with a handicap tournament at Royston Town Hall at 7.45pm.
Competitors are welcome.