Played 1 August 2023, at Wanstead
|Board||Wanstead C||R1||R2||Loughton <|
|1||Li, Colin 1567 (B) R1||0-1||Stirling, William J 1905 (W)|
|1||Jones, Keith S 1679 (W) R2||1-0||Stirling, William J 1905 (B)|
|2||Diniz Afonso, Davi 1700||0-1||0-1||Horan, George 1788|
|3||Siddo, Charlton 1679||0-1||0-1||Moth, Simon C 1762|
|4||Lataille, Matthias 1652||1-0||1-0||Kershaw, Graham J 1666|
|5||Nickals, Peter A 1637||1-0||1-0||Collins, Fred 1731|
|Average: 1659||5-5<||Average: 1771|
A valiant effort by Wanstead C to hold Loughton to a tied score, due mostly to the double victories on Boards 4 and 5. Loughton scored 5-1 over the top three boards to get a clear verdict on Board Count.
Loughton reach the Plate Final where they await the winners of Thurrock v Wanstead B, playing on 9 August. Loughton will be at home.