SPORT ROUNDUP

Balloon Rides

Daily depending on the weather – Balloon Rides. Contact Wannapa Takaew, manager, Chiang Mai Balloon Service.

Cricket

Chiang Mai Schools Cricket Alliance - Co-chairman Khun Somboon Sooprasert, co-chairman Peter Dawson, 181/118 Moo 3, Moobahn Chotana Nivate 2, Photaram Road, Chang Puak, Chiang Mai 50300, tel. 053 216 132, e-mail- [email protected] Member schools: Prince Royal College, Montfort College, Chiang Mai International School, Lanna International School, Prem, Wat Pa Peng, Sai Moon, Rong Or, Sahagon, Bann Nam Phrae, Baan Dong, Wat Sri Ping Muang.

Hash House Harriers

CH3 (males) is picked up from the “ONON” Pub (Moon Mueng Soi 1) at 16.00 on Mondays once every 2 weeks (next run is on 18-11, then following runs are on 2-12, 16-12, 30-12 and 13-01 2003).

CSH3 mixed Saturday hash is picked up from the H3 Pub on Moon Mueng Road every Saturday at 15.30.

CUMH3 male hash runs from the “ONON” Pub every consecutive (from CH3) Tuesday - pick up is at 16.00.

BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month.

Pool

Friday nights 9 p.m. - Chiang Mai Pool League is planning on taking December off. The next season will commence on Friday 3 January 2003. A meeting will be held on Friday December 20th in True Blue upstairs dart room where all teams (current and new) wishing to play next season will be asked to register and pay their 400 baht registration. No registration fee - no play. It would be appreciated if all teams wishing to play next season inform John at True Blue in advance of the meeting on 20 Dec. Any suggestions, comments or proposed rule changes (fully worded) should be forwarded to John at True Blue (cmtrueblue @hotmail.com) no later than Friday 13 Dec

Quiz

Tuesday Night at 8:30 p.m. – FREE Quiz Night at True Blue Restaurant & Bar, 47 Moonmuang Rd (near Thapae Gate) hosted by the authoritative (some might say dictatorial) owner Scottish-John. The quiz follows the usual format of six rounds of 10-12 questions including name the face-photographic hand out rounds. The remaining 5 rounds are selected from a large list of ever changing subjects, all with a full international flavour. The winning team receives a 500B credit (which can be used at any time) with the runners up receiving a credit for 2 jugs of beer. It is emphasised that this is not a UK or US based quiz but is truly international so anyone who can understand “Scottish-English is free to join in. Contact Scottish John at True Blue Restaurant & Bar.

Thursdays - 8.30 p.m. - 10.30 p.m. Quiz Night at the 2nd floor of the U.N. Irish Pub & Restaurant on Rajawithi Road opposite Denchai Photo Shop. 5 subjects and 1 handout round with 10 questions on each subject covering general knowledge, music and entertainment, literature, science and nature, and current affairs from the previous week. Top three teams get free beer and prizes, and there is even a booby prize. Contact Quiz Master Paul Pitcher at the pub.

Skat

Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. onwards - Informal get-together to play “Skat” at the Swiss Pub. All welcome, very informal, and relatively new. Swiss Pub is in the area of the Anusarn Market, near the Night Bazaar, just behind the Royal Princess Hotel.

Squash

Every Tuesday, 6 p.m. and Sunday, 4 p.m. there is an informal Squash get together for players of all levels at the Gymkana Club. Professor Bob Malloy at Chiang Mai University has been a supporter of squash racquets in the North for many years. And the Gymkana is easily located for all. There is also an upcoming competition that has been going on for 20 years: Bkk v Chiang Mai, which will take place at the Gymkana Club in January.

Ultra-lights

Daily from dusk to dawn - Ultra-light aircraft flights at the Chiang Mai Ultra-light Flying Club. Well-trained, qualified pilots. Safety-guaranteed. Get a bird’s eye view from 300-500 feet above the ground - spectacular scenery and rural landscape, including Amphur Doi Saket and San Kam Phang. Contact Sqn. Ldr. Prayod Chaimongkol, head of the Chiang Mai Ultra-light Flying Club.