Archive for November, 2015

Hilton Does Well At World Champs

Posted: 26/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

bollente (1)Hilton managed a credible 5.5 out of 11 at the world seniors champs in Acqui Terme Italy over the last two weeks with his best result against a Brazilian FM

    Elo FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts. Pos Rp
CM Bennett Hilton 1900 NZL 0 ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 0 1 0 5.5 49 2122

CM Bennett Hilton 1900 NZL Rp:2122 Pts. 5.5

1 IM Contin Daniel 2248 ITA 6.5 b 0
2 Valette Christian 2070 FRA 6.0 w ½
3 Shaw Meyrick 2020 ENG 6.0 b 0
4 Astengo Marcello 2074 ITA 6.0 b 1
5 Korning Peter 2006 SWE 5.0 w ½
6 Melkeraaen Terje 2018 NOR 5.0 w ½
7 Valet Richard 2030 GER 4.5 b 1
8 Levrand Roland 2168 SUI 5.5 w 1
9 IM Berkovich Mark A 2372 ISR 6.5 b 0
10 FM Madeira Martins 2168 BRA 5.5 w 1
11 Venturino Marco 2172 ITA 6.5 w 0
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Spring Cup Rounds 4,5,6

Posted: 25/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

We split the draw into adults and juniors last night. Final rounds next week

Division One

1 Richard Dare 6.0 +W14 +B17 +W6 +B4 +W2 +B5
3 Gary Judkins 4.0 +W18 -B2 +W17 +B16 -W4 +B8
2 Richard Jackson 4.0 +B23 +W3 -B5 +W8 -B1 +B4
5 Stefan Wagner 3.5 -B9 =B4 +W2 +B18 +W16 -W1
4 Graham Nolan 3.5 +B15 =W5 +B22 -W1 +B3 -W2
7 Sivaram Manoharan 3.0 +BYE +B11 +W16
13 Jorge Guerra 2.0 -B12 +W18 +BYE
12 Prashant Mistry 2.0 +W13 -B8 +W19
11 Murray Tuatini 2.0 +B19 -W7 +B18
10 Finlay Buckell 2.0 -W6 +B20 +W21
9 Jarvis Xiang 2.0 +W5 +B18 -W14
6 Matt Crombie 2.0 +B10 +W22 -B1
15 Sean Clark 1.5 -W4 =B14 +W20
14 Jeff Xiang 1.5 -B1 =W15 +B9
21 Joel Crombie 1.0 -W17 +W23 -B10
20 Jenny Xiang 1.0 +B22 -W10 -B15
19 Craig Scott 1.0 -W11 +BYE -B12
18 Thys Joubert 1.0 -B3 -W9 +B23 -W5 -B13 -W11
17 Dhusar Chatergee 1.0 +B21 -W1 -B3
8 John Chin 1.0 -B2 +W12 -W3
23 Geon Choi 0.0 -W2 -B21 -W18
22 Adam Hasan-Stein 0.0 -W20 -B6 -W4
16 Ian Kennedy 0.0 -W3 -B5 -B7

 

Division Two

1 Jeff  Xiang 4.5 -B3 =W2 +B4 +W5 +B9 +BYE
2 Sean  Clark 4.5 -W6 =B1 +W8 +B15 +W4 +B9
3 Richard  Dare 3.0 +W1 +B7 +W10
4 Jarvis  Xiang 3.0 +W14 +B16 -W1 +W9 -B2 -W5
5 Joel  Crombie 3.0 -W7 +W15 -B9 -B1 +W13 +B4
6 Graham  Nolan 2.5 +B2 =W14 +B13
7 Dhusar  Chatergee 2.5 +B5 -W3 -B12
8 Jenny  Xiang 2.5 +B13 -W9 -B2
9 Finlay  Buckell 2.0 -W10 +B8 +W5 -B4 -W1 -W2
10 Matt  Crombie 2.0 +B9 +W13 -B3
11 Richard  Jackson 2.0 +B15 +W12 -B14
12 Gary  Judkins 2.0 +W16 -B11 +W7
13 Adam  Hasan-Stein 2.0 -W8 -B10 -W6 +BYE -B5 +W15
14 Stefan  Wagner 1.5 -B4 =B6 +W11
15 Geon  Choi 1.0 -W11 -B5 -W16 -W2 +BYE -B13
16 Thys  Joubert 1.0 -B12 -W4 +B15

Your Club Needs You

Posted: 19/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

Needs_YouNumbers were a little light this week . Rounds 4  5 and 6 of the Spring Cup next week — it is not too late to join in. Remember your club needs you to show some commitment and turn up.

Spring Cup Round One

Posted: 19/11/2015 by Ian in Club News
1 Richard Dare 3.0 +W8 +B10 +W4
2 Stefan Wagner 2.5 +B12 =B3 +W5
3 Graham Nolan 2.5 +B9 =W2 +B11
4 Matt Crombie 2.0 +B7 +W11 -B1
5 Richard Jackson 2.0 +B16 +W6 -B2
6 Gary Judkins 2.0 +W14 -B5 +W10
7 Finlay Buckell 2.0 -W4 +B15 +W13
8 Jeff Xiang 1.5 -B1 =W9 +B12
9 Sean Clark 1.5 -W3 =B8 +W15
10 Dhusar Chattergee 1.0 +B13 -W1 -B6
11 Adam Hasan-Stein 1.0 +W15 -B4 -W3
12 Jarvis Xiang 1.0 -W2 +B14 -W8
13 Joel Crombie 1.0 -W10 +W16 -B7
14 Thys Joubert 1.0 -B6 -W12 +B16
15 Jenny Xiang 0.0 -B11 -W7 -B9
16 Geon Choi 0.0 -W5 -B13 -W14

Lightning Round 2

Posted: 11/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

Last nights crosstables are below. We ran the competition in two divisions, with Graham achieving a perfect 7 in the Open grade, and Jeff leading on 5.5 in the Juniors. Total competition points across the two nights mean that Graham is Club Lightning Champion for 2015 on 12 points, with Jeff Club Junior Lightning Champion 2015 on 9. Spring Cup next week. See you there

Open

1 Graham Nolan 7.0 +B10 +W4 +B2 +W6 +B3 +W5 +W7
2 Richard Dare 6.0 +W3 +B6 -W1 +B10 +W8 +B4 +W9
3 Richard Jackson 5.0 -B2 +W8 +B4 +W5 -W1 +B7 +B6
4 Michael Serrate 4.0 +W7 -B1 -W3 +B9 +B6 -W2 +B8
5 Matt Crombie 3.5 -W6 =B7 +W11 -B3 +BYE -B1 +W10
6 Gary Judkins 3.0 +B5 -W2 +B9 -B1 -W4 +B8 -W3
7 John Chin 2.5 -B4 =W5 +BYE -W8 +B10 -W3 -B1
8 Ian Kennedy 2.5 +W9 -B3 =W10 +B7 -B2 -W6 -W4
9 Thys Joubert 2.5 -B8 +BYE -W6 -W4 +B11 =W10 -B2
10 Murray Tuatini 2.0 -W1 +B11 =B8 -W2 -W7 =B9 -B5
11 Jorge 1.0 -W10 -B5 +BYE -W9

Junior

1 Jeff Xiang 5.5 +W5 +B4 =W8 -B2 +W3 +B6 +W9
2 Sean Clark 4.5 =B6 -W7 +BYE +W1 +B4 +B5 -W3
3 Alex Liu 4.5 +W9 =B8 -W4 +B5 -B1 +W7 +B2
4 Jarvis Xiang 4.0 +B7 -W1 +B3 +W8 -W2 +BYE -B6
5 Adam Hasan-Stein 4.0 -B1 +W6 +B9 -W3 +B8 -W2 +BYE
6 Geon Choi 4.0 =W2 -B5 =B7 +BYE +W9 -W1 +W4
7 Finlay Buckell 3.5 -W4 +B2 =W6 -B9 +BYE -B3 +W8
8 Joel Crombie 3.0 +BYE =W3 =B1 -B4 -W5 +B9 -B7
9 Jenny Xiang 2.0 -B3 +BYE -W5 +W7 -B6 -W8 -B1

Guests Welcome

Posted: 04/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

BinocularsIf you have been thinking about coming along for a look then next week 10 November at 7pm is a good place to start. We will have an evening of lightning chess, 7 games at time control 3 minutes plus 2 second increment per move from move one.  We will have a slower format the following week; guests welcome then as well. Come along and join in the fun.

Lightning Round One

Posted: 04/11/2015 by Ian in Club News

Lightning round 1 last night. Round 2 next week. The title of Club Lightning champion 2015 will go to the player with the highest cumulative score across the 2 weeks. If there is a tie then tie break points will be added from week 1 and week 2 and used to determine the title holder.

1 Hilton Bennett 6.0 +B13 +W11 +B6 =W2 +B3 =W4 +B7
2 Richard Dare 5.0 +W12 +B7 =W4 =B1 +B9 +W6 -B3
3 Prashant Mistry 5.0 +W18 +B8 -W7 +B5 -W1 +B9 +W2
4 Graham Nolan 5.0 +B14 +W10 =B2 -W6 +B12 =B1 +W13
5 Ian Kennedy 5.0 -B10 +W17 +B13 -W3 +B11 +W8 +B6
6 Stefan Wagner 4.0 +W15 +B9 -W1 +B4 +W8 -B2 -W5
7 Michael Serrate 4.0 +B17 -W2 +B3 -W9 +B14 +W10 -W1
8 Murray Tuatini 4.0 +B20 -W3 +B10 +W11 -B6 -B5 +W16
9 Richard Jackson 4.0 +W21 -W6 +B14 +B7 -W2 -W3 +B12
10 Joel Crombie 4.0 +W5 -B4 -W8 +B18 +W15 -B7 +W17
11 Gary Judkins 4.0 +W19 -B1 +W15 -B8 -W5 +B21 +W14
12 Jeff Xiang 3.5 -B2 +W16 +B21 =W13 -W4 +B15 -W9
13 Sean Clark 3.5 -W1 +B18 -W5 =B12 +B17 +W19 -B4
14 Jarvis Xiang 3.0 -W4 +B19 -W9 +B21 -W7 +BYE -B11
15 Alex Liu 3.0 -B6 +W20 -B11 +W16 -B10 -W12 +B19
16 Dhusar Chatterjee 3.0 -B12 +W18 -B15 +W20 +W17 -B8
17 Geon Choi 2.0 -W7 -B5 +W19 +B20 -W13 -B16 -B10
18 Adam Hasan-Stein 2.0 -B3 -W13 -B16 -W10 +BYE +B20
19 Jenny Xiang 2.0 -B11 -W14 -B17 +BYE +W21 -B13 -W15
20 Thys Joubert 2.0 -W8 -B15 +BYE -W17 -B16 -W18 +W21
21 Paul Clark 1.0 -B9 +BYE -W12 -W14 -B19 -W11 -B20