Clitheroe Chess Club ‘A’ team were comprehensively thrashed by Rossendale ‘B’ team in their latest Division Two fixture.
Clitheroe players Phil Titterington, David Buckell and David Scorer all lost on boards one, two and three.
Keith Melling drew his game on board four and Ray Sutcliffe lost on board five leaving Rossendale winners by 4.5 boards to 0.5.
The team are rebuilding after several players left due to health, work and even emigration.
New members are most welcome to club evenings at the Swan and Royal Hotel in Clitheroe on Tuesdays from 7-30 pm or call Eric on 01200423364 for more information.