In the Southampton Chess League, University teams were back in action after the break for examinations and they had mixed fortunes. University A’s defeat at the hands of Southampton A was a setback in the hopes to retain their Division 1 title, with the result moving Southampton A to the top of the table, although
The match between Southampton D and Chandlers Ford C finished all square which represented Southampton D’s fifth draw in seven matches.
Division 1 University A 1.5 Southampton A 3.5
(H Fernandez 0.5 M Cleary 0.5, R Mitra 0 A Martinez-Sykora 1, C Sneb 0 D Cordner 1, P Waddingham 1 G A Jones 0, S Gow 0 F McLeod 1)
Division 4 University C 2.5 Winchester C 1.5
(P Wei 0.5 M White 0.5, M Pugh 1 J Schonenberger 0, M Leily 0 D Green 1, G Dixon 1 A Weaver 0)
Southampton D 2 Chandlers Ford C 2
(T Wilamowski 1 R Sims 0, F O’Donovan 1 Maha