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Bolton Easter Congress entries as of 23/3/2019

Posted by Ian on March 23, 2019 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)


 Bimpson, Tom Atticus Op 1984

 Doran, Chris Chester Op 3 1965


 Whitehead, Mark A Rochdale Mj 166

 Siddall, David Carlisle Austin Friars Mj 163

 Clegg, Robert Huddersfield Mj 3 160

 Jardine, Chris Great Lever Mj 4 158

 Patrick, David Calderdale Mj 3 157

 Hartley, Dean M Amber Valley Mj 145


 Edgar, Barry Hetton knights Kt 125

 Kirkham, Mark Sheffield / Braille Chess Kt 121

 Jackson, Paul Robert Lancaster area Kt 116

 Khokhar, K Chorlton Kt 114

 De Santos, Andrew Preston Kt Bu 103

 Hughes, Peter J Mutual Circle Kt 97

 Sawyer, Ray Litchfield Kt 96

Wertheim, Kenneth Y London area Kt 87

Hall, Les Crewe Kt Bu 80

Busy Persons

 Hall, Les Crewe Kt Bu 80

 McGhee, Patrick Bu 188

Bolton A Beat Radcliffe in the Bolton League last night 4.5-0.5

Posted by Ian on March 19, 2019 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Bolton A vs Radcliffe

1.H Lamb (Black)  1-0  A Tyton

2.I Lamb                1-0 M Southby

3.P Doherty           1-0 R Bohm

4.D Mathieson      1-0  J Webster.

5.S King                 0.5-0.5 G Peters.

Match Result: Bolton A beat Radcliffe 4.5-0.5

Bolton 1 crash out away to Reyner Shield to holders 3Cs 1 in the Semi final last week.

Posted by Ian on March 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

3Cs 1 vs Bolton 1

1.J Bentley(White) 0.5-0.5 J Hall

2.A Walton            0.5-0.5 H Lamb

3.P Adams           0.5-0.5 L Sakic

4.D Lea               1-0      A Tyton

5.R Mclean         1-0       I Lamb

6.Y Zhu-Ashton   1-0       J Clissold

7.M Tebelev         1-0       V Nagy

Match Result: 3Cs1 beat Bolton 1 5.5-1.5

European Indvidual Chess Championships 2019, in Skopje Macedonia.

Posted by Ian on March 18, 2019 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

363 players taking part from 43 European federations. A very strong line-up

in the event is completed with 305 titled players, among whom 144

Grandmasters and 79 International masters, including 6 players rated

over 2700 and 67 players rated over 2600.

Live games:

Free Live Commentary:


Congratulations to Bolton Chess Club Junior Bryony Eccleston who has been selected to play for England Juniors.

Posted by Ian on March 13, 2019 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Bryony Eccleston been invited to represent England Juniors in various international events around the world. Well done Bryony from everyone at Bolton Chess Club.

Congratulations to Bolton Chess Club's IM Joe Mcphillips.Who won the Blackpool Open 2019 with GM Mark Hebden4.5/5 last weekend.

Posted by Ian on March 11, 2019 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Well played Bolton Chess Club's Stuart White who also scored 3.5/5 in the Blackpool Open as well.

World Team Chess Championships.Started today takes place 5th to 14th March 2019 in Astana.

Posted by Ian on March 5, 2019 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

England have a Men's team in the event. GM Adams, GM Howell, GM Jones, GM Mcshane, and GM Speelman,

Live men's games can be found here

Live Women's games here.

Live free Commentary here.GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko and WGM Anna Burtasova