Prescot & Knotty Ash are the new Seniors Champions!
The final was held on 30th June at the Bradford Latvian Club.
It proved a close match, but in the end a victory for the Prescot & Knotty Ash Club, who beat holders, South Shields, by 2½-1½. The Merseyside Club were outgraded on every board but in the end youth triumphed over age and experience – South Shields were on average 10 years older than their opponents.
|Prescot & Knotty Ash||South Shields|
|1.||Mike O’Mahoney||½ – ½||Joe Watson|
|2.||Kevin Sartain||½ – ½||Paul Bielby|
|3.||David Owens||½ – ½||Brian Towers|
|4.||Michael Delaney||1 – 0||Dave Patterson|
|2½ – 1½|
Article and photo courtesy of Paul Bielby