Sharks beat Drunken Knights

Wednesday 27 June, 2012

The Hendon Sharks crept into the lead in the City of London Rapidplay League, with a win over a team from the top amateur club in London: Drunken Knights. The Hendon team kept their cool on a sweltering evening at Golden Lane, to bring in the match point.

Hendon Drunken Knights
1
Mészáros, Gyula
- 1 - 0
Makepeace, Philip J
193
2
Levene, Mark
176 0 - 1
Ackley, Peter JE
184
3
Levene, Joseph
162 1 - 0
Fulton, Anthony R
167s
4
Pepe, Salvatore
142 1 - 0
Cross, Ian K
137
3 - 1
Hendon Drunken Knights
1
Mészáros, Gyula
- 0 - 1
Makepeace, Philip J
193
2
Levene, Mark
176 0 - 1
Ackley, Peter JE
184
3
Levene, Joseph
162 1 - 0
Fulton, Anthony R
167s
4
Pepe, Salvatore
142 ½ - ½
Cross, Ian K
137
1½ - 2½

Note: Board 2 counts as a 2-0 win by default for Hendon, as Peter Ackley is out of the U180 grading band. Final result for the purposes of the league is 6.5-1.5 to Hendon. (Also Board 3 for DK was out of the U165 band, which we pre-agreed as ok with the DK captain)

Other Results

  • Kings Head B 4.5-3.5 Metropolitan
  • West London 5-3 Albany
  • Athenaeum 4.5-3.5 Kings Head A
  • Cavendish 5.5-2.5 Battersea
  • Hackney 4.5-3.5 Mushrooms

Standings

  • 3/3: Hendon(17), Hackney(16.5),
  • 2/3: Drunken Knights(13.5), West London(13)
  • 1.5/3: Battersea(13), Cavendish(12), Kings Head B(11.5), Athenaeum(10)
  • 1/3: Mushrooms(11.5)
  • 0.5/3: Albany(10.5), Kings Head A(9.5)
  • 0/3: Metropolitan(6)