The Individual Tournament is now under-way with 8 people in the major category, 8 people in the intermediate category and 16 in the minor. This annual tournament is competing for 3 trophies presented at the AGM, and is split based on grade.
The draw took place on Thursday 4th January at the Poole Chess Club.
2018 POOLE CHESS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS –
KNOCK OUT IN FA CUP STYLE
1 – Oscar G vs David F
2 – Toby M vs Dragi P
3 – Sergio C vs Mike D
4 – John W vs Cipri S
WINNER 1 PLAYS 3, WINNER 2 PLAYS 4
1 – Mike R vs Dave B
2 – Stephen C vs Jurgen N
3 – Tarik R vs Eric S
4 – Simon P vs Simon F
WINNER 1 PLAYS WINNER 3. WINNER 2 PLAYS 4
1 – Derek C vs Richie S
2 – Seth R vs Paul T
3 – Tony P vs Chris A
4 – Graham vs Ciaran S
5 – Tim M vs Adam J
6 – Dave L vs Don H
7 – Christine R vs Steve B
8 – Krysztoff I vs Matt A
WINNERS 1 PLAYS 3, WINNER 2 PLAYS 4, WINNER 5 PLAYS 7, WINNER 6 PLAYS 8
3RD ROUND – 1/3 PLAYS 5/7, WINNER 2/4 PLAYS 6/8
Second round fixtures
Oscar v Mike D
Toby v Cipri
Mike R v Eric
Jurgen v Simon F
Richie v Tony/Chris
Seth v Graham/Ciaran
Adam v Christine
Dave L v Krysztoff
Ideally, the Major and Intermediate games will be played by the middle of April. Due to their being an additional round in the Minor, it would be great if the 2nd round games can be completed by the end of March.
ALL ROUNDS – TOSS OF A COIN OR PIECE TO DECIDE BLACK OR WHITE.
B & D LEAGUE RULES APPLY INCLUDING TIMES OF GAMES. WE NEED A RESULT ON THE NIGHT SO IF A DRAW IS AGREED PRIOR TO END OF THE TIME CONTROL 10 MINUTE GAME SHOULD BE PLAYED. TOSS OF COIN/PIECE FOR CHOICE OF COLOUR.
Both players have duty to arrange the game. If one player doesn’t turn up for a prearranged game, he/she will automatically be knocked out of the competition.
Games follow standard Bournemouth and District League Quick Play rules – 35 moves in 1:15, extra 15 minutes for all remaining moves.
One game to be played.
DEADLINE FOR GAMES
1ST ROUND BY THE 15TH OF FEBRUARY
2ND ROUND BY THE END OF MARCH
3RD ROUND (MINOR) BY THE END OF APRIL
ALL FINALS COMPLETED BY THE END OF MAY 2018
RESULTS OF ALL GAMES TO CIPRI (SECRETARY) OR ERIC (CHAIRMAN) PLEASE