The MCC beat Hurlingham 4-2 in the Cup:
The RAC beat the National Liberal Club 3.5-0.5 in the Cup:
- Stephen Meyler ½ Nick Kirby ½
- Trevor Dunmore 1 Paul Chamberlain 0
- Wayne Clark 1 Nigel Giffin 0
- Henry McWatters 1 Jay Dias 0
In the friendlies, Chelsea Arts beat The Athenaeum 3-1, and the Oxford & Cambridge beat the combined East India and Oriental team 3-1.
The combined forces of the East India and Oriental narrowly lost at home to the MCC 3-4 in the Cup.
Match card below (EIC / ORI players listed first):
Sam Franklin 1-0 Tom Eckersley-Waites
Yaroslav Voropayev 0.5-0.5 Adam Eckersley-Waites
Hamilton McMillan 0.5-0.5 Dominic Lawson
Robert McClatchey 0-1 Ian Reynolds
Luke King 0-1 Ed Goodall
Peter Haddock 0-1 Nick Collacott
Habib Amir 1-0 Chris Waites
MCC also won the three friendly boards.
Michael Clappe of the MCC organised a terrific mini tournament that took place this week at Lord’s.
The Oriental, represented by Hamilton McMillan, Peter Haddock and Habib Amir took first place, followed by (in order) the MCC, the Hurlingham and The Reform.
The format was 3 games of 20 minutes a side with each team represented by three players. All clubs played each other in board order.
Special mention goes to Hamilton McMillan who scored 3/3 on Board 1.
The MCC at home beat the NLC by 3.5-1.5 in the Cup.
Full match card below:
Ed Goodall 1/2 Nick Kirby 1/2
Nick Collacott 1 James Whiteley 0
Chris Waites 1 Paul Chamberlain 0
David Clarkson 0 Nigel Giffin 1
Peter Rust 1 Gordon Hamme 0
In this week’s two friendlies the Reform beat Hurlingham and the RAC beat the combined East India and Oriental side.
There were no Cup matches this week and only one friendly, in which the National Liberal Club at home to the MCC won 4-2.
MCC beat the O&C 1.5 – 4.5 away from home.
Match card below (MCC listed first):
Tom Eckersley-Waites v Nigel White (W) 1-0
Ian Reynolds v Peter Webster 0.5-0.5
Ed Goodall v Chris Heath 0.5-0.5
Nick Collacott v Ian Coleman 0.5-0.5
Chris Waites v John Godfray 1-0
David Bates v David Jones 1-0
The MCC at home beat The Reform 5.5-0.5 in the Cup
Ian Reynolds 1 – 0 Peter Evans
Ed Goodall 1 – 0 Mark Glover
Nick Collacott 1 – 0 Robert Forrest
Chris Waites 0.5 – 0.5 Mehul Trivedi
David Bates 1 – 0 Alan Fishman
David Clarkson 1 – 0 Teddy Bourne