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Malpas & Oswestry firsts Chess team have won Division 2 of the Wirral Chess League.

They sealed the win with a 3-2 home win over Hoylake and Great Meols seconds at The Old School Tea Rooms on Thursday April 29.

Although Malpas & Oswestry first lost on board 1, captain Charles Lowick Higgie won on 2, Stuart Roos drew on 3, Graham Ives won on 4 and Celeste McCrann drew on 5.

The Malpas Captain is also Division 2 Player of the Season too, by virtual of having won 8 and lost just one game out of the 9 that he played this season -- a better record than any other player in the Division.

He was in action again at the Bank Holiday week-end playing top board for Shropshire seconds in the 4NCL National League.
He drew two and won one to finish the season that league with five wins, five draws and just one lose.

Because of his form this season, he will be playing for Shropshire firsts next season.

However Malpas & Oswestry seconds have really struggled in Division 4 of the Wirral Chess League, finishing 9th out of the 10 teams.

Anyone wanting to play for the second team should contact Charles on charles.higgie@btinternet.com or 07981074373.

The teams have also been playing in the Chester & District Chess League.
In their first season in Division, the first team finished 4th out of the 6 teams, with two wins, four draws and four losses. In this league some first team players are allowed to also play for the second team, which finished with 7 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses.

Player of the season was Peter Lovatt, the only player to play in all 10 1st team matches, 2 2nd team matches and 4 Chester League Cup matches, losing only one game, winning 7 and drawing 8.

In cup competitions, the team reached the final of the Chester Cup and the semi-final of the Wirral League Cup, losing to Chester in both cases.

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