|NCCU Club Championships 2002-2003
OPEN - Preston 2½ v Rochdale 1½
MAJOR - Sheffield 1½ v Wallasey 2½
INTERMEDIATE - Hunts Cross 2 v Preston 2 (Hunts Cross win on board count)
MINOR - Chorley 3 v Waterloo A 1
The Open final took place on 21st May and resulted in a victory for Preston by 2½-1½ over the holders, Rochdale. Congratulations to Preston after being runners-up in the previous 2 years.
The Major was won by Wallasey for the 4th time in a row. Sheffield were again the unlucky victims in a close match. Below are Andy Legge, the Wallasey Major Board 1 receiving the trophy from Bill O'Rourke, the NCCU Secretary, and then the Wallasey Team, with Captain Stef McLoughlin on the left.
Hunts Cross had a narrow board count victory against previous winners Preston. Here we have Steve Lee, the Hunts Cross Intermediate Captain, receiving the trophy and then the Hunts Cross Team.
Chorley and Waterloo played in the Minor final on 1st June and the winners were Chorley by 3-1 and they deserved their success after several years of trying.
Results 2002/03 OPEN