Club Championship 2007/8

Round 1 – 2 October 2007

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable 169 1 Sid Burns 95 0
Fin O’Regan 92 0 Terry Whitton 151 1
Nayeem Syed 149 ½ John Keehner 126 ½
Wim de Jong 89 0 John Philpott 145 1
Steve Gilmour 141 1 Phil Campbell 80 0
Geoff Lane 79 0d Mark Murrell 139 1
Philip Staniland 136 1 Arie Nieuwerf 78 0
Andy Lu 77 1 David Smith 134 0
Dave Rawlings 128 1 Mark le Gassicke 75 0
Laurie Burtt 122 1 Terry Dixon 58 0
Antonio Norcaro 44 0 John Wunderle 106 1
Bob Heyman 103 1 Jean Mara 44 0
John Langford 43 0 John Tuitt 98 1
Ross Brereton 68 0d Barry McMurdock 90 1

Round 2 – 6 November 2007

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Philip Staniland (1) 136 0 Ian Hunnable (1) 169 1
Terry Whitton (1) 151 0 Dave Rawlings (1) 128 1
John Philpott (1) 145 1 Bob Heyman (1) 103 0d
Mark Murrell (1) 139 1 Andy Lu (1) 77 0
Nayeem Syed (½) 149 1 Laurie Burtt (1) 122 0
John Keehner (½) 126 1 Fin O’Regan (0) 92 0
John Tuitt (1) 98 1 Ross Brereton (0d) 68 0d
David Smith (0) 134 1 Terry Dixon (0) 58 0
Arie Nieuwerf (0) 78 0 Barry McMurdock (1) 90 1
Sid Burns (0) 95 1 Antonio Norcaro (0) 44 0
Jean Mara (0) 44 ½ Wim de Jong (0) 89 ½
Mark Le Gassicke (0) 75 1 Geoff Lane (0) 79 0
Phil Campbell (0) 80 1 John Langford (0) 43 0

Steve Gilmour withdrew from the event.and his scheduled opponent, John Wunderle. was credited with 1 point.

Round 3 – 4 December 2007

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable (2) 169 1 John Wunderle (2) 106 0
Barry McMurdock (2) 90 0d John Philpott (2) 145 1
Mark Murrell (2) 139 1 John Tuitt (2) 98 0
Dave Rawlings (2) 128 0 Nayeem Syed (1½) 149 1
Laurie Burtt (1) 122 1 John Keehner (1½) 126 0
Sid Burns (1) 95 0 Philip Staniland (1) 136 1
Bob Heyman (1) 103 0 Terry Whitton (1) 151 1
Phil Campbell (1) 80 ½ David Smith (1) 134 ½
Andy Lu (1) 77 1 Jean Mara (½) 44 0
Wim de Jong (½) 89 0 Mark Le Gassicke (1) 75 1
Terry Dixon (0) 58 ½ Fin O’Regan (0) 92 ½
Geoff Lane (0) 79 1 Antonio Norcaro (0) 44 0
Arie Nieuwerf (0) 78 1 John Langford (0) 43 0

John Wunderle and Barry McMurdock withdrew from the competition following this round.

Round 4 – 15 January 2008

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Nayeem Syed (2½) 149 0 Ian Hunnable (3) 169 1
John Philpott (3) 145 ½ Mark Murrell (3) 139 ½
Terry Whitton (2) 151 1 Andy Lu (2) 77 0
John Tuitt (2) 98 0 Philip Staniland (2) 136 1
David Smith (1½) 134 1 Dave Rawlings (2) 128 0
Mark Le Gassicke (2) 75 ½ Laurie Burtt (2) 122 ½
John Keehner (1½) 126 1 Phil Campbell (1½) 80 0
Geoff Lane (1) 79 0 Bob Heyman (1) 103 1
Arie Nieuwerf (1) 78 1 Sid Burns (1) 95 0
Fin O’Regan (½) 92 1 Jean Mara (½) 44 0
Antonio Norcaro (0) 44 0 Wim de Jong (½) 89 1
Terry Dixon (½) 58 1 John Langford (0) 43 0

Round 5 – 5 February 2008

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable (4) 169 ½ John Philpott (3½) 145 ½
Mark Murrell (3½) 139 1 Philip Staniland (3) 136 0
Laurie Burtt (2½) 122 ½ Terry Whitton (3) 151 ½
Mark Le Gassicke (2½) 75 0 Nayeem Syed (2½) 149 1
John Keehner (2½) 126 ½ David Smith (2½) 134 ½
Dave Rawlings (2) 128 1 John Tuitt (2) 98 0
Bob Heyman (2) 103 0 Andy Lu (2) 77 1
Phil Campbell (1½) 80 0d Fin O’Regan (1½) 92 1
Wim de Jong (1½) 89 0 Arie Nieuwerf (2) 78 1
Sid Burns (1) 95 1 Geoff Lane (1) 79 0
Terry Dixon (1½ ) 58 1 Jean Mara (½) 44 0
John Langford (0) 43 0 Antonio Norcaro (0) 44 1

Round 6 – 11 March 2008

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Mark Murrell (4½) 139 0 Ian Hunnable (4½) 169 1
John Philpott (4) 145 ½ Nayeem Syed (3½) 149 ½
Terry Whitton (3½) 151 1 John Keehner (3) 126 0
Arie Nieuwerf (3) 78 0 Dave Rawlings (3) 128 1
Philip Staniland (3) 136 1 Andy Lu (3) 77 0
David Smith (3) 134 ½ Laurie Burtt (3) 122 ½
Fin O’Regan (2½) 92 0 Mark Le Gassicke (2½) 75 1
Sid Burns (2) 95 0 Bob Heyman (2) 103 1
John Tuitt (2) 98 1 Wim de Jong (1½) 89 0
Antonio Norcaro (1) 44 0 Terry Dixon (2½) 58 1
Geoff Lane (1) 79 1 Phil Campbell (1½) 80 0
Jean Mara (½) 44 1 John Langford (0) 43 0

Round 7 – 15 April 2008

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Ian Hunnable (5½) 169 1 Terry Whitton (4½) 151 0
Philip Staniland (4) 136 ½ John Philpott (4½) 145 ½
Nayeem Syed (4) 149 1 Mark Murrell (4½) 139 0
Dave Rawlings (4) 128 ½ Laurie Burtt (3½) 122 ½
Mark Le Gassicke (3½) 75 0 David Smith (3½) 134 1
John Keehner (3) 122 1 John Tuitt (3) 98 0d
Andy Lu (3) 77 ½ Arie Nieuwerf (3) 78 ½
Phil Campbell (1½) 80 0 Terry Dixon (3½) 58 1
Wim de Jong (1½) 89 ½ Geoff Lane (2) 79 ½
Jean Mara (1½) 44 1 Antonio Norcaro (1) 44 0
Fin O’Regan (2½) 92 1 John Langford (0) 43 0

Bob Heyman (3) and Sid Burns (2) each received a ½ point bye.

Needing just a draw to retain the title, Ian Hunnable beat Terry Whitton (click here for the game) to finish with the outstanding score of 6½ out of 7.  Your webmaster, who finished 1½ points back in a tie for second, takes some pride in being the only opponent to avoid defeat against the champion.

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