Marches Chess League

News

19 Jan. Hereford finished the day top of the league after beating Malvern. Abergavenny beat Presteigne to go into second position.
8 Dec. Presteigne could not raise a team and in the only match of the weekend, Hereford beat Abergavenny. So Hereford go into 2020 topping the table into the New Year.
13 Oct. After the inaugural fixtures at The Herdsman on Widemarsh Street Hereford, Abergavenny lead.

Marches League 2019-2020
Posn. Team Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Against
1 Hereford 3 2 1 0 5 7 5
2 Abergavenny 3 2 0 0 4 7 5
3 Malvern 3 1‡ 0 2 2 6½‡
4 Presteigne 3 0 1 2‡ 1
‡Includes defaulted match

 

Fixtures List
Round Date Fixture
1 13 Oct Presteigne 2-2 Hereford
    Malvern 1½ - 2½‡ Abergavenny
2 8 Dec Malvern 3½ - ½ Presteigne
    Abergavenny 1½ - 2½ Hereford
3 19 Jan Presteigne 1 - 3 Abergavenny
    Hereford 2½ - 1½ Malvern
4 16 Feb Hereford - Presteigne
    Abergavenny - Malvern
5 22 Mar Presteigne - Malvern
    Hereford - Abergavenny
6 26 Apr Abergavenny - Presteigne
    Malvern - Hereford
Notes - On weekend 1, Abergavenny and Malvern played an agreed 3-board match. On weekend 2 Presteigne were unable to raise a team against Malvern which was also a player down and the default match score was agreed as 3½-½.

Match details

Weekend 3 held on 18 January 2020

  Grade Presteigne Abergavenny Grade
1 -/- David Hancock 0 1 Mark Adams 171/2012
2 -/123 Mike Home 0 1 Nigel Saunders -/1943
3 -/- Brian Marriott 0 1 Zane Alford -/1835
4 -/77 Chris Pimm-Jones 1 0 Dillan Duke 56/-
      1 3    
  Grade Hereford Malvern Grade
1 157/- Paul Barker (w) 1 0 Ian Clarke 156/-
2 137/- Kieran ALappin 1 0 Michael Butcher 104/-
3 137/- Roger Aris ½ ½ Ivan Stringer 93/-
4 125/- Alan Leary 0 1 Joshua Clarke  
         

Weekend 2 held on 8 December 2019

  Grade Abergavenny Hereford Grade
1 -/1943 Nigel Saunders (w) 1 0 Paul J Barker 157/-
2 -/1845 Zane Allford 0 1 Kieran A Lappin 137/-
3 -/1384 Bob Stanworth 0 1 Roger Aris 137/-
4 56/- Dillan Duke ½ ½ Peter Johnston 129/-
         

Weekend 1 held on 13 October 2019

  Grade Presteigne Hereford Grade
1   David CR Hancock (w) 1 0 Kieran A Lappin 137
2 123/- Mike Horne 0 1 Roger Aris 137
3   Jim Thomas 0 1 Peter Johnston 129
4   Brian Marriott 1 0 Alan B Leary 125
       2    2      
  Grade Malvern Abergavenny Grade
1 178/- Geoff Marchant (w) 1 0 Lee Davis 182/2051
2 104/- Michael Butcher 0 1 Mark Adams 171/2012
3 93/- Ivan Stringer 0 1 Dillan Duke 56/-
4   - ½ ½ -  
         

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