Club Championship 2014/15

The Club Championship is organised as a “Swiss” tournament running through the season, which is played over 9 rounds,  It is open to members 14 years of age and over, and younger players at the discretion of the Committee.

The time-table allows four rounds before Christmas and five rounds after.  Highest points score wins and in the event of a tie a play-off is held to decide the Champion.  The winner holds the title of Club Champion and the Championship trophy for one year, and receives an inscribed plaque for permanent retention.  The Champion has the right to take Board 1 for the 1st team(s) in Club matches in the following season.

Cash prizes are offered for following places; grading prize(s) according to entry will be announced by the Tournament Secretary as in due course.  All results are submitted for ECF grading.

All points scored in the Club Championship count towards the Roy Wagstaff Memorial Shield.

Follow this link to access the rules.

Rounds are scheduled for 30 September, 21 October, 18 November, 16 December, 13 January, 10 February, 17 March, 14 April and 19 May.

Round 1 – 30 September 2014

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
David Spearman 189 1 Russell Taylor 119e 0
Kevin Sweeney 118 ½ Ian Hunnable 173 ½
Larry Marden 171 ½ John Jestico 115 ½
Sam Coy (Jnr) 115 0 Steven Rix 170 1
Philip Staniland 168 1 Arie Nieuwerf 111 0
Terry Skippen 110 0 Terry Whitton 164 1
Naomi Wei (Jnr) 163 1 Paul Read 100e 0
Sid Burns 103 0 Mark Murrell 159 1
Istvan Lengyel 155 1 Jim Slattery 103 0
Mark Le Gassicke 91 0 David Smith 151 1
Laurie Burtt 144 1 Wim de Jong 86 0
Nigel White 81 0 Partha Mulay (Jnr) 140 1
John Keehner 139 1 Voldi Gailans 80 0
Nic Charles 73R 0d Michael Warden 135 1d
Niall Ali (Jnr) 134 1 Michael Fleming 72 0
Terry Dixon 67 1d Devdoot Barman (Jnr) 133 0d
Andy Lu 130 1 Antonio Norcaro 62 0
Daniel Bailey (Jnr) 58 0 Joe Rosenberg 128 1
Charlton Siddo 128 1 Jean Mara 57 0
Fin O’Regan 48 0 Peter Nickals 122 1

Round 2 – 21 October 2014

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Partha Mulay (Jnr) (1) 140 1 David Spearman (1) 189 0
Steven Rix (1) 170 1 John Keehner (1) 139 0
Michael Warden (1) 135 1 Philip Staniland (1) 168 0
Terry Whitton (1) 164 1 Niall Ali (Jnr) (1) 134 0
Joe Rosenberg (1) 128 0 Naomi Wei (Jnr) (1) 163 1
Mark Murrell (1) 159 ½ Andy Lu (1) 130 ½
Peter Nickals (1) 122 0 Istvan Lengyel (1) 155 1
David Smith (1) 151 0 Charlton Siddo (1) 128 1
Terry Dixon (1) 67 0 Laurie Burtt (1) 144 1
Ian Hunnable (½) 173 0 Larry Marden (½) 171 1
John Jestico (½) 115 0 Kevin Sweeney (½) 118 1
Wim de Jong (0) 86 0 Dave Rawlings (½) 141 1
Russell Taylor (0) 119e ½ Nigel White (0) 81 ½
Voldi Gailans (0) 80 0 Sam Coy (Jnr) (0) 115 1
Michael Fleming (0) 72 0 Terry Skippen (0) 110 1
Arie Nieuwerf (0) 111 1 Nic Charles (0) 73R 0
Antonio Norcaro (0) 62 0 Sid Burns (0) 103 1
Paul Read (0) 100e 0 Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (0) 58 1
Jean Mara (0) 57 ½ Mark Le Gassicke (0) 91 ½
Jim Slattery (0) 103 1 Fin O’Regan (0) 48 0

Following the withdrawal of Devdoot Barman as a result of exams, Dave Rawlings entered the competition in this round on a score of ½/1.

Round 3 – 18 November 2014

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Laurie Burtt (2) 144 0 Steven Rix (2) 170 1
Charlton Siddo (2) 128 ½ Terry Whitton (2) 164 ½
Naomi Wei (Jnr) (2) 163 ½ Partha Mulay (Jnr) (2) 140 ½
Istvan Lengyel (2) 155 ½ Michael Warden (2) 135 ½
Larry Marden (1½) 171 1 Kevin Sweeney (1½) 118 0
Dave Rawlings (1½) 141 ½ Mark Murrell (1½) 159 ½
Andy Lu (1½) 130 0 David Spearman (1) 189 1
Philip Staniland (1) 168 1 Jim Slattery (1) 103 0
Terry Skippen (1) 110 0 David Smith (1) 151 1
John Keehner (1) 139 0 Arie Nieuwerf (1) 111 1
Niall Ali (Jnr) (1) 134 1 Terry Dixon (1) 67 0
Terry Pearce (1) e90 0 Paul Bancroft (1) e160 1
Sid Burns (1) 103 ½ Joe Rosenberg (1) 128 ½
Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (1) 58 0 Peter Nickals (1) 122 1
Sam Coy (Jnr) (1) 115 0 Ian Hunnable (½) 173 1
Mark Le Gassicke (½) 91 1 Russell Taylor (½) 119e 0
Nigel White (½) 81 0 John Jestico (½) 115 1
Paul Read (0) 100e ½ Jean Mara (½) 57 ½
Michael Fleming (0) 72 0 Wim de Jong (0) 86 1
Fin O’Regan (0) 48 0 Voldi Gailans (0) 80 1
Nic Charles (0) 73R 1 Antonio Norcaro (0) 62 0

Terry Pearce and Paul Bancroft joined the competition in this round with a score of 1/2.

Round 4 – 16 December 2014

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Steven Rix (3) 170 1 Larry Marden (2½) 171 0
Michael Warden (2½) 135 0 Naomi Wei (Jnr) (2½) 163 1
Terry Whitton (2½) 164 ½ Istvan Lengyel (2½) 155 ½
Partha Mulay (Jnr) (2½) 140 ½ Charlton Siddo (2½) 128 ½
David Spearman (2) 189 1 Laurie Burtt (2) 144 0
Peter Nickals (2) 122 1 Philip Staniland (2) 168 0
Paul Bancroft (2) 160e 0 Dave Rawlings (2) 141 1
Mark Murrell (2) 159 1 Niall Ali (Jnr) (2) 134 0c
David Smith (2) 151 1 Arie Nieuwerf (2) 111 0
Ian Hunnable (1½) 173 1 Sid Burns (1½) 103 0
John Jestico (1½) 115 0 Andy Lu (1½) 130 1
Joe Rosenberg (1½) 128 ½ Mark Le Gassicke (1½) 91 ½
Kevin Sweeney (1½) 118 0 John Keehner (1) 139 1
Terry Dixon (1) 67 1 Sam Coy (Jnr) (1) 115 0d
Voldi Gailans (1) 80 1 Terry Skippen (1) 110 0
Jim Slattery (1) 103 1 Nic Charles (1) 73R 0
Jean Mara (1) 57 0 Terry Pearce (1) 90e 1
Wim de Jong (1) 86 1 Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (1) 58 0
Russell Taylor (½) 119e 0c Paul Read (½) 100e 1
Nigel White (½) 81 1 Michael Fleming (0) 72 0
Antonio Norcaro (0) 62 ½ Fin O’Regan (0) 48 ½

Round 5 – 13 January 2015

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Naomi Wei (Jnr) (3½) 163 0 Steven Rix (4) 170 1
Charlton Siddo (3) 128 0 David Spearman (3) 189 1
Dave Rawlings (3) 141 0 Terry Whitton (3) 164 1
Mark Murrell (3) 159 1 Peter Nickals (3) 122 0
Istvan Lengyel (3) 155 1 Partha Mulay (Jnr) (3) 144 0
Andy Lu (2½) 130 1 David Smith (3) 151 0
Larry Marden (2½) 171 1 Michael Warden (2½) 135 0
Philip Staniland (2) 168 ½ Ian Hunnable (2½) 173 ½
Mark Le Gassicke (2) 91 0 Paul Bancroft (2) 160e 1
Laurie Burtt (2) 144 1 Jim Slattery (2) 103 0
John Keehner (2) 139 1 Wim de Jong (2) 86 0
Terry Pearce (2) 90e 0 Niall Ali (Jnr) (2) 134 1
Terry Dixon (2) 67 0 Joe Rosenberg (2) 128 1
Arie Nieuwerf (2) 111 ½ Voldi Gailans (2) 80 ½
Kevin Sweeney (1½) 118 1 Nigel White (1½) 81 0
Sid Burns (1½) 103 0 John Jestico (1½) 115 1
Terry Skippen (1) 110 1 Paul Read (1½) 100e 0
Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (1) 58 0d Sam Coy (Jnr) (1) 115 1
Nic Charles (1) 73R ½ Jean Mara (1) 57 ½
Russell Taylor (½) 119e 1 Antonio Norcaro (½) 62 0
Fin O’Regan (½) 48 0 Michael Fleming (0) 72 1

Round 6 – 10 February 2015

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Steven Rix (5) 170 [178] 1 Mark Murrell (4) 159 [158] 0
David Spearman (4) 189 [188] 1 Istvan Lengyel (4) 155 [153] 0
Terry Whitton (4) 164 [175] ½ Larry Marden (3½) 171 [175] ½
Andy Lu (3½) 130 [132] 0 Naomi Wei (Jnr) (3½) 163 [162] 1
Ian Hunnable (3) 173 [172] ½ John Keehner (3) 139 [139] ½
Paul Bancroft (3) 160e [U] ½ Charlton Siddo (3) 128 [130] ½
David Smith (3) 151 [148] 1 Niall Ali (Jnr) (3) 134 [136] 0
Joe Rosenberg (3) 128 [124] ½ Laurie Burtt (3) 144 [141] ½
Peter Nickals (3) 122 [135] 1 Dave Rawlings (3) 141 [145] 0
Partha Mulay (Jnr) (3) 140 [144 0 Michael Warden (2½) 135 [134] 1
Voldi Gailans (2½) 80 [80] 0 Philip Staniland (2½) 168 [160] 1
Arie Nieuwerf (2½) 111 [116] 0 Kevin Sweeney (2½) 118 [123] 1
John Jestico (2½) 115 [108] 0 Sam Coy (Jnr) (2) 115 [115] 1
Wim de Jong (2) 86 [82] ½ Terry Skippen (2) 110 [101] ½
Jim Slattery (2) 103 [104] 1 Terry Pearce (2) 90e [U] 0
Terry Dixon (2) 76 [71] 0 Mark Le Gassicke (2) 91 [93] 1
Paul Read (1½) 100e [74] 0 Russell Taylor (1½) 119e [94] 1
Nic Charles (1½) 73R [65] 1 Sid Burns (1½) 103 [104] 0
Jean Mara (1½) 57 [59] 0 Nigel White (1½) 81 [82] 1
Michael Fleming (1) 72 [67] 1 Antonio Norcaro (½) 62 [57] 0
Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (1) 58 [56] 1 Fin O’Regan (½) 48 [49] 0

Round 7 – 17 March 2015

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
David Spearman (5) 189 [188] 0 Steven Rix (6) 170 [178] 1
Naomi Wei (Jnr) (4½) 163 [162] 0 Terry Whitton (4½) 164 [175] 1
Larry Marden (4) 171 [175] 1 Peter Nickals (4) 122 [135] 0
Mark Murrell (4) 159 [158] 1 David Smith (4) 151 [148] 0
Istvan Lengyel (4) 155 [153] ½ Paul Bancroft (3½) 160e [U] ½
Charlton Siddo (3½) 128 [130] ½ Ian Hunnable (3½) 173 [172] ½
Philip Staniland (3½) 168 [160] ½ Andy Lu (3½) 130 [132] ½
Laurie Burtt (3½) 144 [141] ½ Kevin Sweeney (3½) 118 [123] ½
John Keehner (3½) 139 [139] 1 Joe Rosenberg (3½) 128 [124] 0
Michael Warden (3½) 135 [134] 1 Jim Slattery (3) 103 [104] 0
Dave Rawlings (3) 141 [145] 1 Sam Coy (Jnr) (3) 115 [115] 0
Mark Le Gassicke (3) 91 [93] 0 Partha Mulay (Jnr) (3) 140 [144] 1
Niall Ali (Jnr) (3) 134 [136] 1d John Jestico (2½) 115 [108] 0d
Russell Taylor (2½) 119e [94] 1 Voldi Gailans (2½) 80 [80] 0
Nigel White (2½) 81 [82] ½ Arie Nieuwerf (2½) 111 [116] ½
Terry Skippen (2½) 110 [101] ½ Nic Charles (2½) 73R [65] ½
Terry Pearce (2) 90e [U] 0c Wim de Jong (2½) 86 [82] 1c
Michael Fleming (2) 72 [67] ½ Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (2) 58 [56] ½
Sid Burns (1½) 103 [104] 1 Terry Dixon (2) 76 [71] 0
Antonio Norcaro (½) 62 [57] 0 Paul Read (1½) 100e [74] 1
Fin O’Regan (½) 48 [49] 1 Jean Mara (1½) 57 [59] 0

Terry Pearce (2) withdrew from the competition after this round.

Round 8– 14 April 2015

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Steven Rix (7) 170 [178] ½ Terry Whitton (5½) 164 [175] ½
Mark Murrell (5) 159 [158] 0 David Spearman (5) 189 [188] 1
Istvan Lengyel (4½) 155 [153] 0 Larry Marden (5) 171 [175] 1
Michael Warden (4½) 135 [134] 0 John Keehner (4½) 139 [139] 1
David Smith (4) 151 [148] ½ Naomi Wei (Jnr) (4½) 163 [162]  ½
Ian Hunnable (4) 173 [172] 1 Dave Rawlings (4) 141 [145] 0
Partha Mulay (Jnr) (4) 140 [144] ½ Philip Staniland (4) 168 [160] ½
Paul Bancroft (4) 160e [U] 1 Andy Lu (4) 130 [132] 0
Niall Ali (Jnr) (4) 134 [136] 0 Laurie Burtt (4) 144 [141] 1
Peter Nickals (4) 122 [135] 1 Charlton Siddo (4) 128 [130] 0
Kevin Sweeney (4) 118 [123] 1 Russell Taylor (3½) 119e [94] 0
Joe Rosenberg (3½) 128 [124] ½ Wim de Jong (3½) 86 [82] ½
Sam Coy (Jnr) (3) 115 [115] 1 Nigel White (3) 81 [82] 0
Arie Nieuwerf (3) 111 [116] ½ Mark Le Gassicke (3) 91 [93] ½
Jim Slattery (3) 103 [104] 0 Terry Skippen (3) 110 [101] 1
Nic Charles (3) 73R [65] 0 John Jestico (2½) 115 [108] 1
Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (2½) 58 [56] 0 Sid Burns (2½) 103 [104] 1
Voldi Gailans (2½) 80 [80] ½ Paul Read (2½) 100e [74] ½
Terry Dixon (2) 76 [71] 0 Michael Fleming (2½) 72 [67] 1
Jean Mara (1½) 57 [59] 1 Antonio Norcaro (½) 62 [57] 0

Fin O’Regan (1½) received a full point bye.

Round 9– 19 May 2015

White Grade Score Black Grade Score
Peter Nickals (5) 122 [135] 1 Steven Rix (7½) 170 [178] 0
David Spearman (6) 189 [188] 1 Larry Marden (6) 171 [175] 0
Terry Whitton (6) 164 [175] 1 John Keehner (5½) 139 [139] 0
Laurie Burtt (5) 144 [141] 0 Ian Hunnable (5) 173 [172] 1
Naomi Wei (Jnr) (5) 163 [162] ½ Mark Murrell (5) 159 [158] ½
Kevin Sweeney (5) 118 [123] 0 Paul Bancroft (5) 160e [U] 1
Philip Staniland (4½) 168 [160] 1c Istvan Lengyel (4½) 155 [153] 0c
David Smith (4½) 151 [148] ½ Michael Warden (4½) 135 [134] ½
Dave Rawlings (4) 141 [145] 0 Partha Mulay (Jnr) (4½) 140 [144] 1
Wim de Jong (4) 86 [82] 0 Niall Ali (Jnr) (4) 134 [136] 1
Andy Lu (4) 130 [132] 1 Sam Coy (Jnr) (4) 130 [132] 0
Terry Skippen (4) 110 [101] ½ Joe Rosenberg (4) 128 [124] ½
Charlton Siddo (4) 128 [130] 1 Arie Nieuwerf (4) 111 [116] 0
Russell Taylor (3½) 119e [U] 1 Michael Fleming (3½) 72 [67] 0
John Jestico (3½) 115 [108] 1 Mark Le Gassicke (3½) 91 [91] 0
Sid Burns (3½) 103 [104] 1 Voldi Gailans (3) 80 [80] 0
Nigel White (3) 81 [81] 1 Jim Slattery (3) 103 [104] 0
Paul Read (3) 100e [74] 0 Nic Charles (3) 73R [65] 1
Jean Mara (2½) 57 [59] 0 Daniel Bailey (Jnr) (2½) 58 [56] 1
Fin O’Regan (2½) 48 [48] 1 Terry Dixon (2) 76 [71] 0

Antonio Norcaro (½) received a full point bye.

A two game play off between Partha Mulay and Naomi Wei was held to decide the junior championship.  Both games were drawn, and it remains to be seen what happens next.

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