PREMIER Division dominoes fixtures all ended 5-3, with Hop Pole A beating Commercial, demoting them to third alongside Kings Arms A, who beat Vine A.
Imperial took second spot, albeit six points off the pace, with victory against West End LMR B.
Division One leaders Delamere Arms won 6-2 at Amalgamated A to move two points above Nantwich Road A, who won 5-3 at Broughton Arms.
White Lion A beat Earl of Chester 5-3 to take over third spot, but are five points off the pace. Reigning champions Pioneers Club B let slip a 3-0 lead in their draw with Flying Lady A.
Rising Sun A are the new Division Two leaders after their 5-3 win at third-placed Oddfellows Club, with Brunel Arms A dropping to second after surrendering an early 3-2 lead in their 5-3 loss to Express.
Horse Shoe overturned an early deficit to win 5-3 at Woodside, climbing three places to third and heading seven teams covered by four points.
Division Three table toppers Kings Arms B remain three points clear after demoting Liberal Club to third in a 5-3 victory.
Hawk’s 6-2 win at Swan and Chequers lifted them to second and dropped the losers three places to sixth.
Captain Webb, Coppenhall Club and Flying Lady B all let slip two game leads that allowed Vine B, Rileys Club A and Raven to gain creditable draws.
In Division Four, joint leaders Duke of Bridgewater C and White Lion Coppenhall gained 5-3 wins at rivals Dishers Club B and Willaston Club.
Dishers Club A surrendered a 3-0 lead at Nags Head, their face saving draw clinched by father and faughter Dave and Lyndsey Roberts in the final pairs game.
Prince of Wales A and current champions Brunel Arms B remain separated by a single point in Division Five after 5-3 local derby wins at Brunel Arms C and Prince of Wales D.