The annual start-of-season match between St Albans and Watford for the Cheshire Trophy was played over 19 boards at St Albans on Monday 24th September 2012.
So, the final score was 9½ - 9½. For the second year running the match was tied, and for the second year running St Albans (as holders) retain the trophy.
Many thanks to the Watford team for braving the wind and rain, and participating in an enjoyable evening.
The individual board results were as follows.
|1||Roe, Simon J||205||0-1||Tiruchirapalli, Venkataramanan||221|
|2||Jayawardena, Mihiranga||191||0-1||Stone, Andrew M||200|
|3||Willmott, Neil D||175||0-1||Holland, Edward N||199|
|4||Havard, Gwyn||170||½-½||Rudge, Jerry F||195|
|5||Fraser-Mitchell, Jeremy N||158||½-½||Carnochan, Mace||184|
|6||Ellis, Aidan B||166||1-d||default|
|7||Bower, David E||162||½-½||Lancaster, Roger||175|
|8||Cross, Ian K||147||1-0||Morris, Barry||175|
|9||Walsh, Richard EW||124||½-½||Kalerwa, Edwin M||151|
|10||Palmer, James C||141||1-0||Charles, Simon||153|
|11||Phillips, David||137||½-½||Russell, Chris||145|
|12||Laskier, Paul||133||½-½||Sloan, Cecil||135|
|13||Douse, Terry||132||1-0||Abbott, Philip||126|
|14||Narbeth, Simon||132||½-½||Blinko, Nick||123|
|15||Flatt, Mike||135||0-1||Kumar, Sanjay||120|
|16||Marsh, Andrew||130||0-1||Kearns, Roger DJ||117|
|17||Hebblethwaite, Dominic||130||1-0||Healey, David J||112|
|18||McMahon, Austin||130||1-0||Harrison, James||90|
|19||Leake, John A||125||0-1||Shaw, David K||88|