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Nottingham Nomads - February 2005
7th-8th February 2005
Photograph by Stewart Holden
The man behind the fun - Clive Spate

Photograph by Stewart Holden
A huge cake to mark the 20th Nottingham Nomads tournament

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Action from the top table

Photograph by Stewart Holden
The playing room at the Gateway Hotel, Nottingham

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Clive Spate updates the wall charts showing current standings

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Ruth MacInerney turns the board around

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Ian Coventry vs. Teresa Hill

Photograph by Stewart Holden
A dreaded 'stepladder' pattern is developing on this board

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Maurice McParland was one of the visitors from Eire

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Kathy Carson, who plays with large font tiles and a light for extra visibility, won the bottom division with eight straight wins

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Half of the playing room

Photograph by Stewart Holden
Brian Sugar vs. Ed Martin


Photograph by Stewart Holden
The real star of the weekend was Lucy Simpson, aged ten weeks. The daughter of players Evan Simpson and Joanne Hiley, here she is held by experienced grandmother Janet Phillips