Cumbria & South Tyne Leagues


Carlisle C won 2.5 1.5 against SASRA.

Bill Henderson drew against James Taylor on board 1, John Lydon won against Fiona Wright on board 2, Bill Hardwick won against Ryan Cheung on board 3, Alan Little lost to George Nicholson on board 4.



The Austins won 4 – 0 against the Friars.

The score is very misleading,  as some of the games were very close and could very  easily have gone the other way.



Carlisle A beat Keswick A 4.5 – 1.5 to go top of the Cumbria Open League.

The  3 Penrith team occupy the following 3 positions.

Congratulations and well done to the A team for getting to 1st position.



Ian Mackay’s Whitaker Cup team reach the semi final with a strange game against Barrow.
The entire match was over in 45 minutes.
Dave Siddall lost against Mathew Mckenzie on board 1, Phil Walters had a walkover on board 2 as Dave Cole wasn’t able to attend. The handicap meant that Carlisle only needed a draw from one of the other games.
Ian playing on board 3 managed the draw against George Horne, Alan Little lost his game on board 4.
Congratulations, well done and good luck for the semi.


Carlisle C lost 5.5 – 0.5 against Windermere.
George Glover, Alan Hiatt and Mike Byrne lost against David Phillips, David Shaw and Colin Bragg
Bill Hardwick drew against Ian Hewitson.



Carlisle A continue their 100% match winning start to the season with a 5-1 win against Carlisle B.

Mike Green and Paul Rivers won their matches against Dave Siddall and Alan Hiatt, Tammy Jones drew with George Glover, and John Kelly also drew with Phil Walters.


The Austins lost against Haydon Bridge.

The match consisted of 4 very good games with Ian Mackay and Phil Walters winning for Haydon Bridge against George Glover and Bill Burgess, Tom Bradford and John Lydon had a long gruelling game that ended in a draw, Bill Hardwick won for the Austins against Damien Rudge.