Club Championship 2003/4

Round 1 – 28 October 2003

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable 161 1 Fin O’Regan 88 0
Mark Le Gassicke 83 0 Steve Gilmour 156 1
John Philpott 153 1 John Tuitt 80 0
Graham Brown 140 0 Terry Whitton 145 1
Mark Murrell 139 1 David Smith 139 0
Ken Murray 78 0 John Keehner 132 1
Laurie Burtt 132 1 Terry Dixon 66 0
Jean Mara 59 0d Sid Burns 116 1
Bob Heyman 112 1 Tony Artman   0
Robert Hamilton 60 1 Stefanie Buckner   0
Wim de Jong 89 1 John Langford 54 0
Antonio Norcaro   0 Arie Niewerf 78 1

No major surprises in the routine top half v bottom half pairings. Brown v Whitton and Murrell v Smith came about at an unusually early stage of the competition to accommodate dispensation requests and both produced decisive results, meaning that there was not a single draw.

Round 2 – 18 November 2003

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Sid Burns (1) 116 0 Ian Hunnable (1) 161 1
Steve Gilmour (1) 156 1 Laurie Burtt (1) 132 0
Bob Heyman (1) 112 0d John Philpott (1) 153 1
Terry Whitton (1) 145 1 Wim de Jong (1) 89 0
Arie Niewerf (1) 78 0 Mark Murrell (1) 139 1
John Keehner (1) 132 1 Robert Hamilton (1) 60 0
Terry Dixon (0) 66 ½ Graham Brown (0) 140 ½
David Smith (0) 139 1 Ken Murray (0) 78 0
Stefanie Buckner (0)   ½ Tony Artman (0)   ½
John Langford (0) 54 0 Mark Le Gassicke (0) 83 1
Fin O’Regan (0) 88 1 Antonio Norcaro (0)   0
John Tuitt (0) 80 1 Jean Mara (0) 59 0

6 players reach 2/2 after decisive results on all the top boards.

Round 3 – 9 December 2003

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable (2) 161 ½ Terry Whitton (2) 145 ½
Mark Murrell (2) 139 0 Steve Gilmour (2) 156 1
John Philpott (2) 153 ½ John Keehner (2) 132 ½
Mark Le Gassicke (1) 83 ½ David Smith (1) 139 ½
Laurie Burtt (1) 132 1 Fin O’Regan (1) 88 0
Arie Niewerf (1) 78 ½ Sid Burns (1) 118 ½
Robert Hamilton (1) 60 1 Jean Mara (0) 59 0
Wim de Jong (1) 89 0 John Tuitt (1) 80 0
Graham Brown (½) 140 1 Stefanie Buckner (½)   0
Tony Artman (½)   0 Terry Dixon (½) 66 1
Antonio Norcaro (0)   0 Ken Murray (0) 78 1

John Langford and Bob Heyman received half point byes. de Jong v Tuitt was eventually voided by the controller after this was not resumed.

Round 4 – 13 January 2003

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Steve Gilmour (3) 156 1 Ian Hunnable (2½) 161 0
Terry Whitton (2½) 145 ½ John Philpott (2½) 153 ½
John Keehner (2½) 132 ½ Mark Murrell (2) 139 ½
Robert Hamilton (2) 60 0 Laurie Burtt (2) 132 1
John Tuitt (1) 80 ½ Graham Brown (1½) 140 ½
David Smith (1½) 139 1 Wim de Jong (1) 89 0
Sid Burns (1½) 118 ½ Mark Le Gassicke (1½) 83 ½
Terry Dixon (1½) 66 ½ Bob Heyman (1½) 112 ½
Fin O’Regan (1) 88 1 Arie Niewerf (1½) 78 0
Tony Artman (½)   1 Ken Murray (1) 78 0
Stefanie Buckner (½)   ½ John Langford (½) 55 ½
Jean Mara (0) 59 1 Antonio Norcaro (0)   0

Round 5 – 10 February 2004

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
John Philpott (3) 153 ½ Steve Gilmour (4) 156 ½
Laurie Burtt (3) 132 1 Terry Whitton (3) 145 0
Ian Hunnable (2½) 161 ½ John Keehner (3) 132 ½
Graham Brown (2) 140 ½ David Smith (2½) 139 ½
Mark Murrell (2½) 139 1 Sid Burns (2) 118 0
Bob Heyman (2) 112 1 Robert Hamilton (2) 60 0
John Tuitt (1½ ) 80 1 Fin O’Regan (2) 88 0
Mark Le Gassicke (2) 83 1 Terry Dixon (2) 66 0
Wim de Jong (1) 89 1 Tony Artman (1½)   0
Jean Mara (1) 59 1 Arie Niewerf (1½) 78 0
Ken Murray (1) 78 1 John Langford (1) 55 0
Stefanie Buckner (1)   1 Antonio Norcaro (0)   0d

Round 6 – 2 March 2004

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Steve Gilmour (4½) 156 1 John Keehner (3½) 132 0
John Philpott (3½) 153 1 Laurie Burtt (4) 132 0
Terry Whitton (3) 145 ½ Mark Murrell (3½) 139 ½
David Smith (3) 139 0 Ian Hunnable (3) 161 1
Mark Le Gassicke (3) 83 0 Bob Heyman (3) 112 1
Fin O’Regan (2) 88 0 Graham Brown (2½) 140 1
John Tuitt (2½) 80 1 Arie Niewerf (1½) 80 0
Stefanie Buckner (2)   1 Wim De Jong (2) 89 0
Sid Burns (2) 118 1 Robert Hamilton (2) 60 0
Terry Dixon (2) 66 0 Ken Murray (2) 78 1
Tony Artman (1½) 78 0 Jean Mara (2) 59 1
John Langford (1) 55 0 Antonio Norcaro (0)   1

Round 7 – 23 March 2004

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Bob Heyman (4) 112 0 Steve Gilmour (5½) 156 1
Ian Hunnable (4) 161 ½ John Philpott (4½) 153 ½
Mark Murrell (4) 139 ½ John Tuitt (3½) 80 ½
Laurie Burtt (4) 132 ½ Graham Brown (3½) 140 ½
John Keehner (3½) 132 ½ Terry Whitton (3½) 145 ½
David Smith (3) 139 ½ Stefanie Buckner (3)   ½
Ken Murray (3) 78 ½ Mark Le Gassicke (3) 83 ½
Wim de Jong (2) 89 ½ Sid Burns (3) 118 ½
Arie Niewerf (1½) 80 ½ Terry Dixon (2) 66 ½
Robert Hamilton (2) 60 1 Fin O’Regan (2) 88 0
Jean Mara (3) 59 0d John Langford (1) 55 1
Antonio Norcaro (1)   1 Tony Artman (1½) 78 0

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