Northumbria Chess League 2010-11

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The Castles bid farewell to Division 1

Posted by Chris G on March 18, 2011

Not for at least 30 years has a club successfully kept three teams in the same division, and a serious points failure in the Tynemouth area has put paid to the latest heroic attempt. As an illustration of the uphill task that they faced from the start: after nine matches and 45 individual games, there have been three victories by Castles players. Two of them rank among this season’s top five giant-killing feats. The third was the single game out of 45 in which the Castles player outgraded his opponent.

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