All matches have been completed in the Bury Area Chess League. The Suffolk clubs (Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Stowmarket) have experienced mixed fortunes.
Division 3 was won by Newmarket Thoroughbreds, with Bury St Edmunds ‘E’ runners-up. Stowmarket’s only team in the BACL finished in mid-table, but the other two Bury St Edmunds teams (‘F’ and Saffrons)propped up the Division 3 league table.
In Division 2, Bury St Edmunds Vipers were runners-up for the second successive year. Newmarket Stallions survived the drop but finished in last-but-one place.
Bury St Edmunds have three teams in Division 1. Scorpions and Scarabs finished mid-table, but Cobras, who were promoted last season, came last on tie-break and will drop back to Division 2 next season.
Division winners were:
Division 1 – Cambridge Examiners
Division 2 – Cambridge Oddfellows
Division 3 – Newmarket Thoroughbreds
Division 1 – Bury St Edmunds Cobras
Division 2 – Cambridge Bollards
The full tables can be viewed here.