VIKINGS extended their unbeaten run to threewith a 4-2 win at home to Democrats in the Oxford & District League, writes PETE EWINS.

Jon-Joe Kelly (3,380), Vinnie Brown and Melvyn Johnson won the first three games to set up victory.

Leaders Berinsfield drew 3-3 at Donnington. Jenny Florey (4,880) Dennis Atkins (7,840) and Mellissa Standbridge won for the hosts, while John Boal – two wins ­– and Phil McFarland (4,440) replied.

Masons Arms went second after drawing 3-3 at Gladiators.

Double wins for Martyn Wood and top scorer Alan Lowe (5,240) were their winners. Two wins by Dave Jarman and Bob Pincombe shone for the hosts.