County First Team in action

The Suffolk First Team played against Norfolk and Bedfordshire at Newmarket today.   In the morning session Suffolk drew 8 – 8 with Norfolk, but beat Bedfordshire 9 – 7 in the afternoon.

These results, together with Cambridgeshire beating Bedfordshire and losing to Norfolk, leaves the league table nicely balanced, as follows (win – two points; draw – one point):

Team Played Points
Cambridgeshire 4 6
Suffolk 4 5
Norfolk 4 5
Bedfordshire 4 0

Four players won both their games: Shaun Munson, Ian Wallis (capt), John Peters and Silas Peck.   Top board Alan Merry and Mike Cook scored 1½ points.   Individual results can be seen here (scroll down to today’s matches).

The final matches, against Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, take place on Sunday 3 March.   Two wins will see Suffolk as EACU Champions.

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