Top of the table tie ends in a stalemate

A trip to Division 3 league-leaders Thurnby was Market Harborough Chess Club’s final fixture of 2014.

And the Harborough side managed to earn a draw, with the close match ending 2-2. Harborough’s points came via a convincing win by John Thomson and draws for Paul Hatton and Jonathan Newham.

It means Harborough finish the year in second place in the league.