Monday Night sees the start of a big week of chess for Atticus Players. Tomorrow night in Division 1, Atticus 2 host Liverpool 1 both teams having lost only once this season. Atticus 2 once again remain in the hunt for another Silver Rook Trophy.Steve Kee leading the way for Division 1 Player of the Season on 6.5/7.
Atticus 1 are at home to Aigburth 1 and will still be looking towards a top 3 finish. The future looks very rosy for the team under the new Leadership of Sanjoy Banerjee. With a few of the regular players missing this Season,Sanjoy has managed to bring in some useful additions including former Welsh International Jac Thomas and the promising youngster Alfie Melia, Ben Ellington also continues to show fine form.
At the weekend Atticus will be sending a number of players to the Blackpool Chess Congress. Hopefully some Silverware will be retuning to the Club the following Monday! Players taking part include Steve Kee, John Williams,Luke Boumphrey,James Rothwell,Sanjoy Banerjee,Alfie Melia,Natasha May,Ben Ellington.
In the John Ripley Cup both Atticus 1 and Atticus 2 are through to the Semi-Finals. The KA Cup team are also through to the Semi-Finals. Both our 6000 and 7200 still have some chances for a Trophy. Atticus also remain at the top of the Wirral League and rumour has it Everton actually won again.