North Circular League 2015/16

FIRST TEAM FIXTURES (DIVISION A)

Date Opponents Venue
1/10/15 Wanstead 2 Home  5  1
15/10/15 Wanstead 2 Away  4  2
30/11/15 Chingford 1 Away  4  5
7/12/15 Barnet Elizabethans 1 Away  4½  1½
7/1/16 Barking 1 Home  3½
3/3/16 Chingford 1 Home  6  0
7/4/16 Barnet Elizabethans 1 Home  6  0d
26/5/16 Barking 1 Away  2½  3½

The first team finished tied with Barking 1 on 12 match points.  A play-off match was played at Wanstead House on 12 July, and finished in a 3 – 3 tie, but Barking took the title on board count.

SECOND TEAM FIXTURES (DIVISION A)

Date Opponents Venue
1/10/15 Wanstead 1 Away  1 5
15/10/15 Wanstead 1 Home  2 4
19/10/15 Chingford 1 Away  2½
12/11/15 Barnet Elizabethans 1 Home  2½
1/2/16 Barnet Elizabethans 1 Away  2  4
18/2/16 Barking 1 Home  2½  3½
14/4/16 Chingford 1 Home  4  2
19/5/16 Barking 1 Away  2  4

THIRD TEAM FIXTURES (DIVISION B)

Date Opponents Venue
24/9/15 Barking 2 Away  2 3
28/9/15 Barnet Elizabethans 2 Away  1 4
29/10/15 Chingford 2 Home  2½
10/11/15 Enfield 1 Away  2½
3/12/15 Barnet Elizabethans 2 Home  4  1
10/12/15 Barking 2 Home  2  3
21/1/16 Loughton Home  3½  1½
28/1/16 Enfield 2 Home  4  1
15/2/16 Chingford 2 Away  4  1
22/3/16 Enfield 1 Home  3½  1½
4/5/16 Loughton Away  2½
17/5/16 Enfield 2 Away  2 3

FOURTH TEAM FIXTURES (DIVISION C)

Date Opponents Venue
26/11/15 Chingford 3 Home  2  2
15/12/15 Enfield 3 Away  2  2
14/1/16 Enfield 4 Home  1  3
1/2/16 Barnet Elizabethans 3 Away  1  3
11/2/16 Enfield 3 Home  3½  ½
31/3/16 Barnet Elizabethans 3 Home  4  0d
9/5/16 Chingford 3 Away  1½  2½
17/5/16 Enfield 4 Away  2  2

NB home league matches in the NCCL are being played on Thursday evenings in Park Room (upstairs, first on the left).

Where digital clocks are used, there is a new time control for this season of all moves in 80 minutes plus 10 second per move.

LAWRANCE AND FINCHLEY CUPS

The club has also entered the teams in the Lawrance and Finchley Cup rapidplay knockout events.

In the Lawrance Cup Wanstead 1 lost 6½ – 1½ away to Barnet Elizabethans on 18 January 2016 and Wanstead 2 lost 7 -1 away to Barking 1 on 10 December 2015.

In the Finchley Cup Wanstead 3 progressed to the semi-final after Barnet Elizabethans 2 defaulted in advance the match due to be played on 20 October 2015, as did Wanstead 4 after a 6½ – 1½ victory away to Loughton on 4 November 2015. In the semi-finals Wanstead 4 won 6 – 2 away to Enfield 1 on 9 February and Wanstead 3 defeated Enfield  5½ – 2 ½ on 11 February to set up an all Wanstead final on Monday 7 March, which Wanstead 4 won on tie break.

For tables see the North Circular League website here.

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