SPORT ROUNDUP

Archery

Chiang Mai Bow Archery Club in Mae Rim. Courses for target shooting with ongoing instructions, club tournaments. Relaxing clubhouse for socializing. Tel John 0 7800 4791 or Daeng 0 9952 6816.

Bungee Jump

Jungle Bungee is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. The only fully licensed and insured Bungee in Asia. Operating to New Zealand standards since 1992. A 50-meter (165 ft.) jump over water. Face the ultimate challenge. Tel./fax: 053 298 442, mobile: 01 885 1912.

Chess

The Chiang Mai Chess Club meets each week on Thursdays at 7pm, at the Kafe Bar/Restaurant on Moonmuang Rd. near Soi 5. All levels of players playing international chess - if you have a set, bring it along!

Chiengmai
Gymkhana Club

Chiengmai Gymkhana Club 349 Chiang Mai - Lampoon Road (opposite electricity offices). Golf course, tennis and squash courts, cricket nets, snooker room, restaurant, and bar. Open to non-members, membership applications welcome. Tel. 053 241 035, e-mail: [email protected]

Cricket

Chiang Mai Schools Cricket Alliance - Chairman Khun Puttivat Poshyanoda, secretary 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 and Horpra School.

Darts

Darts matches to be arranged at the "Hole-in-the-Wall" on 39/7-8 Rachamanka Road. Anyone interested in darts, kindly contact 053 283 824.

Golf

Chiang Mai Social Golfers with over 60 members from 15 nations meet twice each week to play competitive but friendly golf. All handicaps and ages welcome, residents or occasional visitors. For more information about the week’s games, call Kim, 086-654-6929, Malcolm, 086-820-3635, Roger, 086-654-5420.

Handball

Handball players wanted to play at Gymkhana golf club. Beginners welcome. If interested call John Valentine at (01-0237293). It’s a great workout and great fun.

Hash House Harriers

CH3 male hash is picked up from the H3 Pub on the corner of Moon Muang Soi 2 at 4 p.m. on Mondays once every 2 weeks. Website: http://www. geocities.com/chiangmaih3/

CUMH3 is now the most popular Male hash in Chiang Mai and pick up is every week on Tuesdays from the Fish n Chips Shop on Ratchawithee Road (tel. 053-418210). Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiang maih3/cumh3.html

CSH3 mixed Saturday hash is picked up from the H3 Pub on Moon Muang Road every Saturday at 3.30 p.m. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/

Chiang Mai’s Happy H3 is a mixture of traditional values and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and "on ons" guaranteed. Pick-up from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/CH4.html

BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Pickup H3 Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.

Mountain Bikes

Mountain bikers: join the Chiang Mai trail riders for fun and adventure. This friendly group of leisure riders has excellent knowledge of trails and routes all over the Chiang Mai area and meets about twice a week for evening or morning rides (typically about three hours of riding and resting to some fantastic wilderness areas). For further details of the next ride call Andy (01 7645311) or email [email protected] chiangmai.com

Quiz

Tuesday Night at 8.30 p.m. – Free Quiz Night at True Blue Restaurant and 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 five 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 emphasized 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 and Bar.

Rugby

Chiang Mai Suas Rugby Club welcomes new players. For the game schedule and practice information call Huw 081 751 8037 or email [email protected] athenasiamltd.com

Squash

Every Thursday, 5 p.m. there is a regular midweek Squash meeting for players of all levels at the Gymkhana Club. Apart from Thursday, the other main meeting time is Sunday at 4 p.m. Dr. Bob Malloy at Chiang Mai University is the captain of the Chiang Mai Squash Team and has been a supporter of squash racquets in the North for many years. For more information about the Chiang Mai Squash Section contact Dr. Robert Molloy by e-mail: [email protected]

Ultimate Frisbee

Itching to get some ultimate action? Eager to run around, try a fun new sport, or just make some friends? A group of us are eager to get a regular game of Ultimate Frisbee going in Chiang Mai. People of all age groups, genders, nationalities, races, religions, creeds and so on are welcome, including complete novices (we’ll teach you how to play). So if you’re interested in joining us, please send an e-mail to James at [email protected] We’ll let you know where and when we’ll be playing.