Trophies

Alf Bullock Board

Alf Bullock was Treasurer of Poole Chess Club from its foundation in 1999 until 2010 when he had to step down to do health reasons. Before that he held positions in Parkstone Chess Club and was a major contributor to chess in Poole and the wider area. His contributions can not be underestimated. After his death, his chess board was donated to the club and has since been a trophy for the best contribution to the chess club in terms of game results.

Past Winners:
2012/13 M. Machacek
2013/14 C. Stanciu
2014/15 S. Patterson
2015/16 C. Stanciu
2016/17 S. Rider

 

Thor Anderson Trophy

Thor Anderson was part of the Norwegan merchant navy and was in Cyrus when Norway were invaded. Thor immediately joined the British Navy where he worked his way up to Commander of a Minesweeper.
When he died his wife bought a bronze trophy in his memory to be awarded to the most improved player (by grade).

Past Winners:
2005 M.J. Goodwin
2006 T.W.B Miller
2007 M. Rutter
2008 P. Wood
2009 D. Lockwood
2010 D.L. Hewson
2011 S. Patterson
2012 C.A. Roberts
2013 V. Platt
2014 C.J.F. Ambrose
2015 J. Brown
2016 H. Makawitage
2017 S. Rider

B.D.H. Individual Chess Trophy

Awarded to the winner of the club knockout.

Past Winners:
1994 A.G. Stout
1995 A. Bullock
1996 B. Walker
1997 T. Sherring
1998 T. Sherring
1999 B. Walker & M.Litchfield
2002 T.H. Thompson
2003 B. Walker
2004 D.L. Hewson
2005 M.J. Goodwin
2006 C.J.F. Ambrose
2007 D.L. Hewson
2008 D.F. Burt
2010 E.N. Sachs
2011 P. Wood
2012 M. Rutter
2013 C. Stanciu
2014 P. Wood
2016 O. Garcia (major), E. Sachs (intermediate), A. Reid (minor)
2017 C. Stanciu (major), T. Regif (intermediate), A. Jaggard (minor)