|Posted by Ian on July 29, 2017 at 6:10 AM||comments (0)|
Live commentary http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/live-comms/
Good Luck to Bolton Chess Club member FM Joe Mcphillips who playing in the British Chess Championship 2017.
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Nigel Davies 240 Tiger Chess Open HPB1
Joseph Mcphillips 230 Bolton Open
Adam Ashton 227 3Cs Open
Martin Brown 224 St Helens Open
Paul Macklin 222 Chorlton Open HPB 1
Robert Shaw 205 Cheddleton&LeekOpen
Jonathan Blackburn 200 Holmes Chapel Open
Chris Russell 199 Downend&Fishponds Open
Mike Surtees197 Great Lever Open
Daniel T Lee 195 Chorlton Open
Alan A Smith 194 Stockport Open
Craig Whitfield 188 Cheddleton & Leek Open HPB1
Joao Rita 186 3Cs Open
Aram Ter Gevorkian 183 Darnall& Handsworth Open HPB1
Joshua Pink 182 Stockport Open
Spiros Bousbouras 178 Greece Open
Richard Bryant 178 Oswestry Open
Jacob Connor Boswell 177 Cheddleton & Leek Open HPB1
Bob Newton 177 Rochdale Open
Joe Kilshaw 175 Grimsby Open
Richard Webster 175 Calderdale Open
John Reed 173 Stockport Open
Ray Ilett 172 Peterborough Open
Athar Ansari 170 Telford HPB1 Open
Mark Whitehead 170 Rochdale Open HPB1
Tim Hilton 169 Rochdale Open
Martin Burns 166 Stockport Area Open HPB1
Glenn Trueman 166 Marple Open HPB2
Adam Tyton 164 Bolton Open
Pete Kobryn 163 Great Lever Open
Nathan Gittens 161 3Cs Open
John P Taylor 160 Macclesfield Open
Michael Tebelev 160 3Cs Open
Dennis Owen 159 Urmston Open
Andy Ward 154 Coventry Open HPB1
Selwyn Hamilton 139 Warley Quinborne Open HPB1
James McDonnell 164 Streatham Major
Richard Vann 164 Ashby Ivanhoe Major
Tony Slinger 163 Yorks Terrier Major
Chris Vassiliou 161 Chorlton Major
Stephen Stokes 160 Bury Major HPB2
Russell Goodfellow 159 Tunbridge Wells Major
John Milnes 159 Bradford Central Major
Sam Davis 157 Tiger Chess Major HPB1
James Rothwell 156 Atticus Major
John Cawston 155 Yorks Terrier Major
Paul Brencher 154 Shepherds Major
Reg Clucas 154 Altrincham&Hale Major
Mark Taylor 152 Rochdale Major
Geoff D Brown 151 Darnall& Handsworth Major
Tim Lewis 151 Barnet Knights Major
Gary Gillespie150 Derby Major
Dave Boulden 149 Denton Major
Martin Gawne 149 Manchester Manticores Major
Andy Lake 149 Boldmore St Michael Major
Samuel Toniolo 148 Altrincham&Hale Major
Mick Connor 147 Great Lever Major HPB1
Steve Lloyd 146 Chester Major
Dave Siddall 145 Carlisle Austin Friars Major HPB1
Robert Stephens 145 Manningtree Major
Stephen Pride 144 Cambridge Major
Dipak Shah 144 Harrow Major
Steven J Rush 143 Prestatyn Area Major HPB1
John Woolard 143 Sheffield Nomads Major
Jon Blackburn 141 Cheddleton HPB1
Peter AN Webster 141 Cambridge University Major
Stephen Wiliams 140 Cwmbran Major HPB1
Kevin Ye 139 3Cs Major
Michael Barooah Formby 138 Major
Paul Bamford 135 East Cheshire Major
Ian Lamb 135 Bolton Major HPB3
Ian Stephens 134 Liverpool Major
Michael Fisher 130 Blue Club Major
Matthew Stewart 130 Australia Major
Steven Watson 130 Hull Major
James Lee 133 Chester Major HPB1
Terry Tyson 132 Keswick Major
Alan Llewellyn 129 Barrow Major
George Harman 128 Worsley Major
Becky Kerton 127 3Cs Major
Paul Doherty 126 Bolton Major
Neil Oddie 126 Sale Major
John Astley 125 Macclesfield Major
Con Carey 125 Heywood Major
Kris Kursed 125 Northwich Major
Marc Jouannet 119 Macclesfield Major
Lavanya Maladkar 119 West Notts Major HPB1
Sandra Blackburn 118 Cheddleton Major HPB1
John Kelly 106 Stockport Major
Doug Barnett 123 Crewe HPB1 Knights
Noel Boustred 123 Gosforth Knights
Nigel Morris 123 Leamington Spa Knights
Barry Edgar 122 Hetton-Lyons HPB1 Knights
Chris Fraser 121 West Bridgford Knights
Gareth Griffiths 121 Stockport Knights
Lawrence Harold 121 Eccles Knights
Nathaniel T Holroyd-Doveton 121 Rotherham Knights
Phil Shaughnessy 121 Urmston Knights
Robert Owens 119 Woodvale Knights
Ethan Chung 118 South Wales Knights
Gary Clarke 118 Gosforth Knights HPB1
Khalid Khokhar 118 Chorlton Knights
Ritika Maladkar 118 West Knotts Knights HPB1
Roger Walker 117 Belper Knights HPB1
Julian Hawthorne 116 Kidsgrove Knights
Ian Mitchell 114 Heywood Knights
Alex Sosnowski 114 Eccles Knights
Steven Kelly 113 East Cheshire Knights
Eric Lesnik 113 Denton HPB 1 Knights
Chris Rhodes 111 Crewe Knights
Andrew Beswick 110 Chorlton Knights
Paul Jackson 109 Morecambe Knights
Bocar Sow 107 France Knights
Claire Kerton 105 3Cs Knights
David Mathieson 105 Bolton Knights
Paul Mottram 105 Melton MowbrayKnights
Sajjad Dehghan-Afifi 104 Sale Knights
Dave Cook 102 Denton Knights
Andrew De Santos 100 Preston Knights
Jeff Wilson 100 Oldham Knights
Chris Lysons 98 Eccles Knights
Steve Jones 99 Keswick Knights
Jeremy Cai 98 Worsley Knights
Leslie Fancourt 98 Derby Knights
Terry Sullivan 98 Hebden Bridge HPB1
Gabor Somogyi 97 Blue Club Knights
Jeffrey Foy 95 Liverpool Area Knights
Garry Jackson 95 Sale Knights
Thomas Robson 92 Macclesfield Knights
Vijay Kakarparthi 92 Altrincham&Hale
Jo Woollard 91 Sheffield Nomads Knights
Joe Mcfall 90 Manchester Area Knights
Thomas Hynes 84 Urmston Knights
Rebecca Correa 66 Ashton Knights
Patrick Curr Macclesfield 60 Knights
Rich Wood Ecclesall 57 Knights HPB1
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To be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from the 2nd September (player's technical meeting) to 27th September 2017 (tiebreaks/closing ceremony) The World Chess Champion GM Magnus Carlsen will play.
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Will appear hear on line, when the new ECF grades are published in July 2017.
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MCF Prize Winners 2016-2017
A Division: Champions 3Cs 1 (13/14 pts.), runners-up Stockport 1 (10 pts.)
B Division: Champions 3Cs 2 (14/16 pts.), runners-up Stockport 2 (13 pts.)
C Division: Champions Chorlton 3 (18/18 pts.), runners-up 3Cs 3 (14 pts.)
D Division: Champions Bolton 4 (9/12 pts.), runners up on tie-break Eccles 1 (9 pts.)
E Division: Champions Heywood 4 (18 /20 pts.) runners-up Chorlton 5 (15 pts.)
Reyner Shield: Chorlton 1 beat Stockport 2 (4-3) in the final.
Wahltuch Trophy: Altrincham & Hale beat 3Cs 2 (4-3) in the final.
Hartley Trophy: 3Cs 4 beat Chorlton 4 in the final (2.5-2.5, resolved by board count)
Milner Trophy: Heywood 4 beat Chorlton 5 (3-2) in the final.
For full results, go to http://www.manchesterchess.org.uk
Bramley Harker Awards
£25 and a certificate, awarded for most points in a division, cup games discounted, any ties to be resolved by the following tie-breakers, applied in the order shown:-
1. Most wins.
2. Grade (lowest takes preference).
3. Highest average board number
A Division: Daniel Abbas 7 pts. (3Cs 1)
B Division: Robert Furness (Urmston 1) 6.5 pts.
C Division: Tim Chatys (Ashton 1) 6.5 pts.
D Division: Mark Southby (Heywood 3) 5.5 pts.
E Division: Liam Lougheed (Sale 2) 7 pts. on tie-break, ahead of last season's winner Andrew Beswick (Chorlton 5)
Congratulations to Bolton's Paul Doherty who finished 3= In the Fide Major at Llandudno, with a Fide performance of 1867.
|Posted by Ian on July 3, 2017 at 6:10 AM||comments (0)|
More details can be found here of Paul performance.3.5/5
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Bolton Junior Chess Club Holiday Chess 3rd July - 4th September 2017 Monday Evenings 7.30 - 9.00p.m. Y.M.C.A., Deansgate, Bolton BL1 1HA
|Posted by Ian on June 27, 2017 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
• Open to any children who know the rules of chess.
• Just drop in to see what we do.
• Every week there will be either a short talk followed by a competition or a look at some chess problems followed by games of chess.
• The club is run by qualified teachers with full CRB checks.
• The club is organised by an accredited ECF (English Chess Federation)and EPSCA (English Primary Schools Chess Association) coach.
• There is a payment of £1.80 each night to the YMCA.
• There is a single payment of £10 to Bolton Chess Club for the period July to September . Children can also pay £10 and join the chess club for the full year. This entitles them to play for Bolton Juniors in the Bolton Chess league.
If parents want any further information please contact:
Julian Clissold, Manchester Junior Chess
01204 852036 or [email protected]
Julian Clissold ECF Board member. Julian is a County Chess Player and a teacher. He manages and coaches Manchester Junior Chess. He is also an ECF Coach and Arbiter.
Harry Lamb President of Bolton Chess Club and Life President of the Manchester Chess Federation. Harry is one of the stronger players in the North West; he also coaches chess and is a ECF Senior Arbiter.
Rod Middleton Committee member of Manchester Chess Federation and MCF Grader. Strong local player, Rod coaches chess in a local school. Rod is also a ECF Arbiter.
Mike Swift Mike captains one of the Bolton Chess teams and is a regular local player. He coaches juniors at Bolton Chess Club.
Ian Lamb Ian captains Bolton A team in the Bolton League and many of our junior players progress to play for his adult team.
We are also very fortunate to have the services of Joseph McPhillips Joseph is a FIDE MASTER, with a rating of 2400 fide. We are very pleased Joseph has joined the team and we will expect him to work with one or two of our strongest juniors to help them go through their games. If you wish to join this group bring your score books and back games with you.
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Grading The January Rapidplay grades will be used where available; otherwise long play grades will be used. Ungraded players will be assigned an estimate by the Controller. All results will be submitted to the ECF for their Rapidplay grading list.
Digital clocks will be used in all sections with a time limit of 25 minutes per player for the whole game.
Doors Open 09.00
Round 1 10.00
Round 2 11.10
Round 3 12.20
Round 4 13.50
Round 5 15.00
Round 6 16.10
Prize Giving 17.30 or earlier if possible
The following minimum prizes will be awarded in each section for 1st,2nd and 3rd of £100, £60 and £30 plus grading prizes in the top 2 sections and junior prizes in the U-80 section.
Sections are dependent on entry and the organisers reserve the right to merge sections.
Tea and Coffee will be available to purchase. There are no food facilities on site and the nearest places to obtain food are a reasonable distance so we recommend that you bring food with you.
Players may request a half point bye in the 1st round with their entry.
Directions to the venue
The centre is approximately 2 miles from J23 on the M60 and is 1 mile from the centre of Ashton. There is ample free car parking.
David Hardy & Glenn Trueman
Note that in all matters the Organisers’ decisions are final.
All sections - Adults £22 Juniors £20
ECF Silver Direct Members and above deduct £7 Adults and £5 Juniors. A late fee of £5 for entries postmarked after 30 June or on the day will apply.
Please complete in Block Capitals and send to David Hardy, 92 Hall Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs. OL6 8QB or by email to [email protected] Tel: 0161 339 3287 or 07974 952252
Payment may also be made by bank transfer to ACCC
If using this method then email [email protected] for details.
Full Name: _______________________________________
ECF Direct Membership number: ____________________
ECF Grading No: ___________
Rapidplay Grade: ______If none then Long play Grade: _______
Post Code: _________________ Email: _____________________
Tel No: ____________________Date of birth: _______________
Fee paid: £____________ Donation: £____________
Cheques should be made payable to Ashton Community Chess Club (ACCC). No cheques on the day.
I request a bye in Round 1: Yes / No
I would like to receive prize money by:
CHEQUE BANK TRANSFER (please circle)
Ashton Rapidplay Congress
Sunday 9th July 2017
Broadoak & Smallshaw Community Centre
Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8RS
Starting at 10.00 am
6 Round Swiss
Limited to 75 entrants
A Manchester Chess Federation event