Dance The Chequered Court 10787

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Duncan Brown (2001)
Intensity
800/844/888/866 = 70% (1 turn), 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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The Chequered Court 3/4L · J32

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 across to the R (1M up, 1W down) to face 1cnr
9–
1c+1cnrs pass and turn, at end 1c swivels R to be BtoB facing 4cnr ; 1c+4cnrs pass and turn, 1c swivels R to finish BtoB facing own side for
17–
DTr, 1c finish between end couple facing own side
25–
Reels3{6} across (Rsh to 4cnr) | 1c cross RH (2,1,3)

The Chequered Court 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (Man round 2s & Lady round 3s) & end facing 1st corners
9-16
1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners & 1s twirl round in centre to face 4th crnrs, 1s dance Pass+Turn with 4th crnrs & twirl round to face own sides
17-24
1s dance 6 bars of Double Triangles & end with 1L between 2s facing 2L & 1M between 3s facing 3M
25-32
1s dance reel of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corners & 1s cross RH to own sides

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