2022 AGM News & Upcoming Events

The club held its AGM on Wednesday 31st August.

  1. Subscriptions held at £20 p.a for Adult Members and £10 for juniors (under 18 @ 1st September 2022)
  2. Committee positions: a)Chair – Dave Price – continues. b) Treasurer – David Hulme appointed as Neville Layhe retires. c) Secretary – Karl Lockett newly appointed to be assisted by David Hulme. d) Events – David Hulme to continue assisted by Harry Gardiner. e) Club steward newly appointed – Harry Gardiner. f) Club Librarian newly appointed – Neville Layhe.
  3. Club’s 8th Annual Time & Point Handicap to be held on Wednesday 14th September, commencing at 7.30pm prompt. Contact David Hulme for details and to register beforehand.
  4. New NSDCA League season to commence 3rd October. with two teams in each of three divisions. Teams to comprise 4 boards. More boards may be agreed with opposition. No team grade limits, with players unable to play for any lower team if playing on board 1 or bd 2. Cup competitions to commence in new year.
  5. Internal long-play events to start on Wednesday 7th September for all members interested – games to be graded, and ECF membership required in addition to club subscription. Members to be assigned to divisions based on ratings and previous winners to be promoted.
  6. Summer KO Tournament to be completed in September.
  7. Pre-season friendly arranged with Newcastle at The Mals on 21st September.
  8. Eight Trophies awarded and presented including the new Les Hall Memorial Trophy for the time & Point Handicap. See Honours List for details and photos to be added asap.