|Photo © Mike Sturman|
Details of our London chess exploits can be found here but tonight it was all about bowling, pizzas and lots of fun.
We started of in Hollywood Bowl, where the challenge was for the adults to beat the scores of the juniors. Naturally, we didn't point out to the juniors that we had six people and they had only five.
|...the Teesside juniors who rocked London back in December.|
Well, sorry juniors, but the combined scores of the adults was higher than yours. And you had bumpers!
Bowling concluded, we then headed off to Pizza Express to see if they had remembered our booking. They hadn't, but it would have taken a brave person to deny us access to 11 chairs and a suitable number of tables.
Of course, all our juniors wanted to do was play chess.
Meanwhile, Alice found herself having to practice the art of defying gravity when the trophy we won in London suddenly - and mysteriously - started to fall apart.
While some of us were fixing the trophy, the juniors were proving themselves to be true chess players as they spotted the forks.
|A clearer shot, © Mike Sturman|
Even towards the end of the evening, as some juniors were getting their just desserts, others were still playing chess. Well, that's food for thought, I suppose.
|There are times when I can have my cake and eat it! Photo © Mike Sturman|