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Last updated 12 March 2012

Lincs go top with win against Worcs

10 Mar. Lincolnshire had a clear victory over Worcestershire. Leicestershire beat Derbyshire and the foxes get the trophy because of Leicesters' earlier win over Lincs. Paul Kelman reports that the Leics-Derbys match went to final game. The Derbyshire player needed a win to equalise the match scores 8 all. It was a queen and rook ending that looked good for Derbys. Both players had queen and rook and the Derbys player extra pawns, but he did not exchange off the heavy weight artillary to go into a king and pawn ending and the game was drawn.

1 Mar. Greater Manchester were unable to field a team against Shrops and have conceded this match.

18 Feb. Mick Norris reports that GMC lost to Derbys at Chorlton.

28 Jan. Lincs thrash Shrops to go top of the table and Leics beat Worcs. Leics are favourites to for the title because they beat Lincs in the individual encounter, but four teams are still in the running.

1-3 Dec. Shrops concede match to Derbys and Worcs pull off a win against a much improved Greater Manchester side while Lincs lose to Leics.

5 Nov. Worcs and Derbys draw while Shrops beat Leics.

29 Oct. Greater Manchester lose to Lincs.

15 Oct. Home wins for Leics and Lincs and a surprise win for Worcs away.

16 Sep. In the first round there was a shock defeat for Greater Manchester overwhelmed by Leicestershire. Greater Manchester will be chastened by this loss because they stepped down to division 2 last season. Worcestershire registered their first win for over two years.

5 Sep. Six teams have entered with Greater Manchester moving down a division. All teams are in action in the first matches to be held 15 October

 

Position Teams Pl W D L Game Points Match Points
1st + Leicestershire 5 4 0 1 44½ 8
2nd Lincolnshire 5 4 0 1 52½ 8
  Derbyshire 5* 2* 1 2 45½ 5
  Worcestershire 5 2 1 2 37½ 5
  Shropshire 5* 2* 0 3* 35½ 4
  Greater Manchester 5* 0 0 5* 24½ 0
+ Leics beat Lincs in the individual encounter. * Includes defaulted match

 

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Date Match Result
15 Oct Leicestershire - Greater Manchester 12½ - 3½
15 Oct Lincolnshire - Derbyshire 10½ - 5½
15 Oct Shropshire - Worcestershire 7½ - 8½
29 Oct Greater Manchester - Lincolnshire 6 - 10
5 Nov Shropshire - Leicestershire 10 - 6
5 Nov Worcestershire - Derbyshire 8 - 8
3 Dec Leicestershire - Lincolnshire 8½ - 7½
3 Dec Worcestershire - Greater Manchester 8½ - 7½
3 Dec Derbyshire - Shropshire 16 - 0 def
28 Jan Leicestershire - Worcestershire 9 - 7
28 Jan Lincolnshire - Shropshire 14 - 2
18 Feb Greater Manchester - Derbyshire7½ - 8½
3 Mar Shropshire - Greater Manchester 16 - 0 def
10 Mar Derbyshire - Leicestershire7½ - 8½
10 Mar Worcestershire - Lincolnshire 5½ - 10½