Northumbria Chess League 2010-11

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Get out the maps, it's South Shields

Posted by Checker on March 21, 2011

Their promotion was in the morning horoscopes after their draw with Gateshead A on Thursday, and was rubber-stamped when the latter team could only harvest three game points at Forest Hall, leaving them 5½ behind the South Tynesiders with one to play. It’s their first foray into the top flight since 1998, and means that over a space of four seasons every Northumberland club will have been represented in Division 1.

Gateshead could still muscle in on second place if they beat Morpeth B and mid-table Alnwick do likewise.


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