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PLYMOUTH CHESS CLUB

Season 2015/16

 

 

PLYMOUTH CHESS CLUB

at the Plymouth Bridge Club

1 Moor View Terrace

Mutley

PL4 7EB

 

Session dates for 2015/16:  (Mondays and Wednesday  6pm-10pm)

Monday 2nd September 2015 – Wednesday 16th December 2015

Monday 4th January 2016 – Wednesday 25th May 2016

Closed on Bank Holidays

Venue:

Plymouth Bridge Club, 1 Moor View Terrace, Mutley, Plymouth PL4 7EB

(near the Fortescue pub)

Facilities:

Refreshments are available from 6.30pm-9pm.

Car parking:

There is a large pay & display car park, just two minutes walking, situated over the railway line, on the other side of the main road (Mutley Plain). Free car parking is available in some of the adjoining streets which do not have restrictions.

Annual Subscription.

The subscription is £25 for full Members. Unemployed & Students £12.50p.

The English Chess Federation ‘Bronze’ membership is £14.

Newcomers are welcome to attend a few sessions without charge, until they have made up their minds whether they wish to join. Just come along to the Club on the dates listed above.

The Club runs a number of internal Club competitions to suit different levels of players strength and also participates in the Torbay Chess League and the Devon County Chess Association.

Club contacts:

Secretary

Tony Tatam

Tel: 01752 300620

Email: tony.tatam@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Competition Secretary

Derek Scantlebury

Tel: 01752 330271

Email: scants1@yahoo.co.uk

 

President

Brian Medhurst

Tel: 01822 853337

Email: bmedhurst@aol.com

 

RON BRUCE LEAGUE 2015/16 Final table - 29 May 2016

1st result White - 2nd result Black

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Pts

1

STEPHENS, John

½-½

-1

1-1

1-1

1-1

1-1

1-1

12½

2

SIVREV, Plamen

½-

0-1

½-0

1-1

½-1

1-1

½-1

1-1

11

3

O'BRIEN, Megan

½-½

0-1

0-0

½-0

0-1

½-0

1-1

1-1

8

4

HODGE, Nick

0-

1-½

1-1

0-0

1-½

½-½

0-0

1-½

5

BUTLAND, Nick

0-0

0-0

1-½

1-1

0-0

½-1

0-1

½-1

6

STINTON-BROWNBRIDGE, Mick

0-0

0-½

0-1

½-0

1-1

½ -½

1-1

0-0

7

7

QUINN, Martin

0-0

0-0

1-½

½-½

0-½

½-½

1-1

½-½

7

8

MEDHURST, Brian

0-0

0-½

0-0

1-1

0-1

0-0

0-0

1-½

5

9

HART-DAVIS, Adam

0-0

0-0

0-0

½-0

0-½

1-1

½-½

½-0

The Sonneborn-Berger System will decide positions for players level on points.

 

BLOODWORTH LEAGUE 2015/16   Final table - 29 May 2016
1st result White - 2nd result Black 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Pts.
1  WILBY, Rob   ½-0 0-1 1-½ ½-½ 1-½ 1-1 1-1 1-1 11½
2  BANKS, Geoff 1-½   ½-1 ½-½ 0-1 0-½ 1-½ 1-½ 1-0
3  DEAN, John 0-1 0-½   0-1 1-½ 1-½ 1-½ 0-1 ½-1
4  TATAM, Tony ½-0 ½-½ 0-1   1-0 ½-½ 1-0 1-1 1-1
5  WILKINSON, Ben ½-½ 0-1 ½-0 1-0    -  1-1 1-½ 1-1 9
6  CRICKMORE, Alan ½-0 ½-1 ½-0 ½-½  -    ½-½ 1-½ ½-1
7  LOCHHEAD, Phillip 0-0 ½-0 0-½ 1-0 0-0 ½-½   ½-0 1-½ 5
8  BEHAN, Gary 0-0 ½-0 0-1 0-0 ½-0 ½-0 1-½   ½-0
9  SCANTLEBURY, Derek 0-0 1-0 0-½ 0-0 0-0 0-½ ½-0 1-½   4
The Sonneborn-Berger System will decide positions for players level on points.

 

LARRY GUARD LEAGUE  2015/16    Final table - 29 May 2016
1st result White - 2nd result Black 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pts
1  DOUGHERTY, Danny   0-½  -  0-1 ½-1 1-1 ½-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-½ 1-1 1-1 18
2  TOWNSEND, Mark ½-1   0-1  -1 1-1 1-1  -  1-1 1-1 1-1  -  1-1  -  15½
3  LORD, Frank  -  0-1   0-1  -  1-1 0-1 1-  1-0 1-½ ½-1 1-1  -1 13
4  ZISIMIDES, Chris 0-1 0 -  0-1   0-  1-1  -1 ½-0 1-1 0-1  1-1 1-1  -  12½
5  KEANE, Terry P 0-½ 0-0  -   -1   0-1 1-0  -  1-  1-1 1-1 1-1 0-1 11½
6  GREEN, Paul 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1   1-½ 1-½ 1-  1-1 1-0 0-1 0-1 10
7  HUNTER, Ken 0-½  -  0-1 0-  1-0 ½-0   0-1 0-0 0-1 1-½ 1-1  - 
8  PERRY, Robin 0-0 0-0  -0 1-½  -  ½-0 0-1   1-0 ½-0 ½-1 1-1  -  8
9  JAMES, John 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0  -0  -0 1-1 1-0    -  1-0 0-1 1-1 8
10  PRYCE, Edward 0-0 0-0 ½-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-½  -    1-1 ½-0  - 
11  GHILLYER, Michael ½-0  -  0-½ 0-0 0-0 1-0 ½-0 0-½ 1-0 0-0   ½-1 1- 
12  PARSONS, Jim 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-½ 0-½   1-1 6
13  BENANTI, Gianluca 0-0  -  0-   -  0-1 0-1  -   -  0-0  -   -0 0-0   2
The Sonneborn-Berger System will decide positions for players level on points.

 

               Plymouth Chess Club - Strong Knockout Shield  2015-2016

 

First Round 

Second Round

Quarter-Final

Semi-Final

Final

 

Play by

Play by

Play by

Play by

Play by

 

14-Jan-16

25-Feb-16

31-Mar-16

21-Apr-16

11-May-16

 

 

 

Toss for colours

Toss for colours

Toss for colours

Toss for colours

 

Ken Hunter

Ken Hunter

Nick Butland

Nick Butland

John Stephens

 

Bye

Michael Ghillyer

Nick Butland

Nick Butland

John James

Megan O’Brien

Megan O’Brien

Megan O’Brien

Martin Quinn

Martin Quinn

Frank Lord

John Dean

John Stephens

John Stephens

John Stephens

John Stephens

Gianluca Benanti

Rob Wilby

Rob Wilby

Chris Zisimides

Brian Medhurst

Brian Medhurst

Brian Medhurst

Adam Hart-Davis

Adam Hart-Davis

Tony Tatam

Derek Scantlebury

Derek Scantlebury

Derek Scantlebury

Plamen Sivrev

 

Bye

Mark Townsend

Mark Townsend

Bye

Clifford Peach

Clifford Peach

Plamen Sivrev

Bye

Plamen Sivrev w/o

Plamen Sivrev

Richard Pollock

Edward Pryce

Phil Lochhead

M Stinton-Brownbridge

Nick Hodge

Phil Lochhead

M Stinton-Brownbridge

M Stinton-Brownbridge

Gary Behan

Paul Green

Paul Green

Nick Hodge

Jim Parsons

Nick Hodge

Nick Hodge

Bye

 

   The first named player in the 1st round shall have white.  Thereafter players shall toss for colours.  Drawn games shall be replayed with colours

   alternated. If the replay results in a draw then the tie shall be decided by a single rapidplay game (toss for colours) of 30 minutes for each player.  

   In the event of this game also resulting in a draw then the player with the White pieces shall be eliminated.

 

Fixtures 2015-16
Torbay Chess League - Division 1
Mon 09-Nov-15   Newton Abbot 'B' Home 2½-1½ Won
Tues 12-Jan-16   Teignmouth Away 1½-2½ Lost
Thur 04-Feb-16   Newton Abbot 'B' Away 3½-½ Won
Mon 22-Feb-16   South Hams Home 3 - 1 Won
Thur 10-Mar-16   South Hams Away 3½-½ Won
Mon 21-Mar-16   Newton Abbot 'A' Home 3 - 1 Won
Thur 07-Apr-16   Newton Abbot 'A' Away 1½-2½ Lost
Mon 18-Apr-16   Teignmouth Home 4 - 0 Won
           
Torbay Chess League - Division 3
Thur 13-Oct-15   Torquay BGS Away 2 - 2 Drawn
Mon 30-Nov-15   Torquay Home 2 - 2 Drawn
Tues 26-Jan-16   Teignmouth Away 3½-½ Won
Mon 01-Feb-16   South Hams Home 2½-1½ Won
Mon 08-Feb-16   Torquay BGS Home 4 - 0 Won
Thur 18-Feb-16   South Hams Away 2 - 2 Drawn
Mon 07-Mar-16   Newton Abbot Home 1 - 3 Lost
Wed 30-Mar-16   Torquay Away 2 - 2 Drawn
Thur 07-Apr-16   Newton Abbot Away 1 - 3 Lost
Wed 11-Apr-16   Teignmouth Home 4 - 0 Won
           
Torbay Chess League - Division 4
Tues 20-Oct-15   Teignmouth Away 3½-½ Won
Thur 03-Dec-15   Newton Abbot Away 3 - 1 Won
Mon 25-Jan-16   Teignmouth Home 2½-1½ Won
Mon 04-Apr-16   Newton Abbot Home 2 - 2 Drawn
           
Torbay Chess League - Rapidplay
Thur 12-Nov-15   South Hams Away 3 - 5 Lost
Thur 14-Jan-16   Newton Abbot Away 4 - 4 Drawn
Mon 15-Feb-16   South Hams Home 4½-3½ Won
Mon 14-Mar-16   Newton Abbot Home 8 - 0 * Won *
* Plymouth 4-4 Newton Abbot, but Newton Abbot exceeded team grading and were defaulted 0-8
           
Torbay Chess League - Knockout Cup
Mon 18-Jan-16   Torquay BGS (Semi-Final) Home w/o  
Tue 25-Apr-16 Newton Abbot  (Final) Home 4 - 2 Won

 

 

 

GRADES AS AT 31st DECEMBER 2015
Ref Member Name Sex Age Club Standard Previous Rapidplay Previous
233310H Gold Andolo, Humphrey M   Downend & Fishponds 190 B 190 C 209 E 201 D
299676F   Azam, Hamza M   Plymouth 0 F 0 F        
292952B Bronze Banks, Geoffrey M   Plymouth 124 D 129 E        
102807J Silver Behan, Gary M   Plymouth 96 A 98 A 108 A 110 C
302469G Bronze Benanti, Gianluca M   Plymouth 30 F            
107796L Silver Butland, Nick J M   Plymouth 153 B 155 B 151 E    
227246F Silver Cockerton, Mark J M   Teignmouth 115 A 117 A 122 D    
109081B Platinum Crickmore, E Alan M   Plymouth 111 C 111 B 97 F 107 F
179950C Silver Dean, John E M   Plymouth 120 A 112 A 106 C 106 D
277773D   Discombe, Michael J M   Plymouth 46 C 46 B 62 F 69 E
162679G Bronze Dougherty, Danny B M   Plymouth 96 B 88 B        
194716D Gold Frean, Daniel J M   Broadland Club 175 A 170 A 146 C 132 D
233380G Bronze Ghillyer, Michael M   Plymouth 55 A 50 A 53 C 54 C
277776K Bronze Green, Paul M   Plymouth 74 A 82 A 95 B 95 C
134641G Silver Greenhalgh, Roy M   South Hams 113 A 109 A 124 E 124 B
295297L Silver Hart-Davis, Adam M   Plymouth 147 A 151 B 150 C 144 B
149031L Bronze Hatch, Arthur E M   Plymouth 98 D 98 D        
291419A Gold Jnr Hodge, Nicholas A M 16 Plymouth 144 A 131 A 142 C 142 B
183468L Bronze Hunter, Kenneth H M   Plymouth 71 A 75 A 58 E 59 D
173323A Bronze James, John HL M   Plymouth 84 A 94 A 98 C 97 C
233382L Gold LeRoy, Jason M   Patchway 91 B 86 B 98 F    
134450L Silver Levy, Steven J M   South Hams 178 D 177 E 200 F    
269885H Bronze Lochhead, Philip A M   Plymouth 112 B 117 B 96 E 92 E
302560D Silver Lord, Frank M   Plymouth 102 D     122 F    
191035J Silver Medhurst, Brian M   Plymouth 148 C 152 C 136 C 134 D
285525C Silver O'Brien, Megan E F   Plymouth 133 A 126 A 124 A 127 A
295303B Bronze Parsons, James H M   Plymouth 48 A 46 A 35 D 36 D
116851E Silver Peach, Clifford B M   South Hams 100 A 105 A 102 D 109 C
221029A Bronze Perry, Robin M M   Plymouth 76 B 80 A 98 C 96 C
193443A   Pollock, Richard M M   Plymouth 181 C 181 C 153 E 154 C
302489B Bronze Pryce, Edward L M   Plymouth 60 F     57 F    
214755F Silver Quinn, Martin M   Plymouth 151 B 159 C 144 C 139 C
269887A Bronze Raspison, Benjamin M   Plymouth 56 D 52 D        
191043H Bronze Scantlebury, Derek J M   Plymouth 96 A 95 A 90 B 96 A
290413F Silver Sivrev, Plamen D M   Plymouth 175 B 172 A 175 C 169 B
155629A Gold Stephens, John KF M   Exmouth 196 A 196 B 182 E 182 D
157349E Silver Stinton-Brownbridge, Michael H M   Plymouth 151 A 158 A 157 B 158 A
134693D Silver Tatam, Anthony M   Plymouth 107 A 105 A 121 B 117 B
135945K Bronze Townsend, Mark J M   Plymouth 126 F            
120725J   Twine, David M   Plymouth         162 E 168 F
155624B Silver Wilby, Robert G M   Plymouth 140 A 142 A 145 A 143 A
162703L Silver Wilkinson, Ben R M   South Hams 131 A 124 A 153 D 152 C
172727J   Wilson, Geoffrey M   Plymouth 106 C 106 B 104 F 92 E
140958L   Wright, Andrew D M   Plymouth         88 F    
277508G Bronze Zisimides, Christopher M   Plymouth 108 B 101 A     112 F