Ipswich convincingly won the Suffolk Final of the Norfolk & Suffolk Cup this evening, beating Bury St Edmunds by 4½ – 1½ (three wins and three draws) On paper, Bury should have won, as they outgraded their opponents on the top four boards.
The winning team (minus Steve Gregory, who had already left) – Shaun Munson, Mike Cook, Tim Lunn, Ted Matthewson, Ian Wallis:
|Ipswich||Grade||Result||Bury St Edmunds||Grade|
|Shaun Munson||206||½ – ½||Mike Harris||211|
|Mike Cook||190||1 – 0||Ed Player||214|
|Ted Matthewson||182||½ – ½||David Spence||206|
|Tim Lunn||176||1 – 0||Mark Le-Vine||193|
|Ian Wallis||174||½ – ½||Richard Lamont||171|
|Steve Gregory||174||1 – 0||Steve Ruthen||169|
Ipswich will now face Norfolk & Norwich in the Final, at home in May.