2018 A-Grade Interclubs
In the third and final round on June 10th, Howick-Pakuranga narrowly beat Auckland Chess Centre, 3½ to 2½. That left both teams equal first on 12 gamepoints each. North Shore CC could have joined them in first place by beating Papatoetoe 6-0 but faltered at the last and only managed 5½-½.
The 2018 A-Grade Auckland Interclubs Champions are Howick-Pakuranga CC and Auckland Chess Centre. They share the Peter Stuart Memorial Trophy.
In the second round on May 20th, Auckland duly wiped out Papatoetoe 6-0, but Howick-Pakuranga, huge favourites on rating, lost 2½-3½ to North Shore.
The first round of the Auckland A-Grade Interclubs took place on May 6th. Four teams are competing for the Peter Stuart Memorial Trophy.
Auckland managed to beat North Shore, just, with the score 3½-2½. Howick-Pakuranga were more emphatic with a 6-0 victory over Papatoetoe. The next round is on May 20th (see our Calendar for more information).