Cumbria & South Tyne Leagues


Carlisle B lost their final match of the season going down 5 – 1 to Maryport.

Phil Walters’ impressive results against empty chairs continued, and he won his game by default. Paul Rivers, George Glover and Alan Hiatt were all beaten in their games.



Carlisle Friars lost to Haydon Bridge in the South Tyne league.

Alan Hiatt and Dave Willey drew with Ian Mackay and Tom Bradford, Mike Byrne lost against Phil Walters.



All three teams were in Cumbria League action.

The A team had a 5.5 – 0.5 win against Penrith C.

The B team also won 5.5 – 0.5 against Penrith B

The C team lost 6 – 0 against Penrith A.

After the matches the A Team and some of the other club members celebrated the A Team’s 2nd consecutive Cumbria League win. John Kelly organized a Chess Quiz. A buffet was also laid on to compliment the liquid refreshment.

A very good time was had by all.



Carlisle Austins won 3 – 1 against Corbridge Angels in the South Tyne League.

George Glover, Bill Hardwick and John Lydon winning their games. Bill Burgess lost his game against Steve Larkin.



Carlisle Austins lost 3-1 against Haydon Bridge

George Glover lost an exciting game against Dave Siddall, Bill Burgess lost against Ian McKay, John Lydon lost against Phil Walters. Bill Hardwick won his game against DaveWilley.



Congratulations to Carlisle A team for winning the Cumbria Open League for the 2nd consecutive season.

They clinched the title with  an impressive 5.5 to 0.5 win over Penrith B.

Stavros Karampatos, Mike Green and John Kelly winning their games, and Captain Paul Rivers drawing his.

Congratulations to Paul and his team, and well done to all who helped the A team this season. Great result !!!

At the same time Carlisle B were playing Penrith A

That match resulted in a 4.5 1.5 loss.

Steve Barnes and Phil Walters lost on boards 1 & 2, Ian Mackay drew on board 3, Alan Hiatt won his game on board 4.



Carlisle Austins won against Corbridge Monarchs.

It was a 3 board game. George Glover drew his game on board 1, Bill Burgess and John Lydon won their games on boards 2 & 3 respectively.



Carlisle A took a further step towards retaining the Cumbria League Title with an impressive win against a strong Maryport side.

Stavros Karampatos Drew his game on board 1, while Mike Green, Steve Barnes and Paul Rivers all won their games.



Carlisle C drew with Keswick B

Mike Byrne won his game, Bill Burgess and Bill Hardwick both drew their games. Bill Henderson lost his game.



Carlisle B had an interesting match against SASRA.

Paul Rivers and Ian Mackay both drew their games.

John Lydon had a good position before making a bad mistake, and going on to lose.

Alan Hiatt offered his opponent a draw. His opponent refused the offer even though that would have won the match for SASRA. A couple of moves later Ryan (Alan’s opponent) offered a draw. This time Alan refused the offer and went on to win his game and secure a draw in the match.



Carlisle Friars drew their match against Corbridge Monarchs.

Mike Byrne and Dave Willey won against Derek Blair and Bruce Reed, while Alan Hiatt and James Ovens lost against Peter Crichton and Dave Humphries.