Bowdon lost in a close match against Chester in a North West Federation Short League match on Sunday 28th May. Our team was:
Chester’s team was Helen Brophy 3, Sally Slater 3.5, Derek Belljones 3.5 and Nigel Worthington 4.
Chester raced into an early lead by winning all 4 of the first round games. From then on Bowdon either won or drew the succeeding 3 rounds, but could not quite make up that deficit. The match should be remembered for Bowdon’s brave fightback.
Margaret lost to Helen, Sally, Derek and Nigel.
Charles beat Nigel and Sally and lost to Derek and Helen.
Gordon beat Sally, Nigel and Derek and lost to Helen.
Pauline beat Helen and Sally and lost to Derek and Nigel.