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TIVERTON CHESS CLUB

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Season 2013/14

 

 

A Club for enthusiasts of any standard who enjoy playing serious or friendly chess in a thoroughly sociable atmosphere.

We meet on Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m. (6.30 by arrangement) till 10.30 p.m. at Blundell’s Preparatory School, Blundell’s Road, Tiverton.

Good Playing Conditions and Ample Parking

Subscriptions: £10 for adults, £1 for juniors.

Evening attendance fees: adults £2.50; juniors 50p

Members who wish to take part in club competitions must also be at least Bronze members of the English Chess Federation.

For those who request it, tuition or help is available.

Results for the club’s internal competitions for the 2012/13 season were as follows (full details can be seen in the Archives for 2012/13):

Championship: First - Brian Hewson (6½/7); Second Ivor Annetts (4/6)

Rapidplay: First Brian Hewson (14/14); Second John Knowles (8½/14)

The 2012/13 season was a remarkably successful season for the club, with no less than 5 trophies won!

Devon County Chess Association Mamhead Cup, Moyle Cup, Thomas Cup (Blitz), Hodge Trophy (graded Blitz)

Exeter and District Chess League Premiership Trophy (won for the first time in the Clubs history!)

The Club came close to winning the premier trophy in the County, the Bremridge Cup, just being pipped at the post on game points with four of the five teams tied on match points.

Competitions entered for the 2013/14 season are:

DCCA: Bremridge, Mamhead, Schofield, Moyle, Newman and the Peter Rooke knock-out cup.

E&DL: Premiership, Championship and Rapidplay

The 2013/14 Season began on 18th September with the traditional simultaneous display by Brian Hewson, the club champion. Only John Wheadon, with a win, was able to take anything off the champ.!

New members are always warmly welcomed and should in the first instance contact Stephen Thorpe-Tracey, 9 Grantlands, Uffculme, Cullompton EX15 32E (tel. 01884 841864; email thorpe-tracey@hotmail.co.uk)

ECF grades for the 2013/14 season are shown below:


 

 

GRADING FOR SEASON 2014/2015
Ref Member Name Sex Age Club Standard Previous Rapidplay Previous
102790G Gold Bartlett, Simon M   Newquay 169 X 175 X 165 C 164 B
105769J Gold Annetts, Ivor S M   Tiverton 162 X 152 X 152 A 143 C
112584K Gold Hewson, Brian WR M   Tiverton 172 A 179 X 185 B 187 B
114482A Gold Littlejohns, David P M   Taunton 178 X 182 A        
139286E Silver Thorpe-Tracey, Stephen F M   Tiverton 103 A 95 A 93 B 82 D
162715G Silver Duckham, Jon M   Tiverton 152 C 147 B 140 D 139 D
162725K Bronze Wheadon, John M   Tiverton 74 D 72 D 74 D 81 E
173277J Bronze Honeyball, Simon E M   Tiverton 80 E 89 E        
173363B Silver Knowles, John M   Tiverton 116 A 128 A 123 B 122 A
179490F Silver Atkins, Keith P M   Tiverton 157 B 142 C 148 B 145 B
185236L Gold Edgell, Ben P M   Bath 198 B 198 C        
185366B   Morrison, John V M   Tiverton 149 D 143 D     171 E
191011F Silver Aldwin, Brian M   Exeter 107 C 104 B 97 A 97 A
247342C Silver Alexander, Ken RD M   Tiverton 126 X 126 A     143 D
248076B Silver Brinkley, Alan M   Tiverton 70 B 80 B 79 D 85 D
259887F Silver Richardt, Mike M   Taunton 184 B 181 B 187 C 179 C
278135K Bronze Maynard, E Alan M   Tiverton 85 E 90 E        

 

 

IVOR ANNETTS REPORTS

This year’s Championship tournament went right to the wire.  It was not until 2013 champion, Brian Hewson, drew his last game against Keith Atkins that he was able to claim yet another Championship victory, edging one half a point ahead of second placed Ivor Annetts.

Brian’s supremacy was total in the Rapidplay tournament which he won once more, this time with a 100% record over 14 games!

 

Club Championship 2013/2014   - Final

Club Championship time limits are 75 mins. for the first 36 moves plus 15 mins for the remaining moves.

Games should be started before 7.30pm

The winner will be the player with the most points regardless of how many games have been played.

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Total

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

 

1

John Knowles

 

 

1

1

1

½

0

0

0

½

1

1

 

 

6

2

John Wheadon

0

0

 

 

0

0

0

0

0

0

½

1

 

 

3

Stephen Thorpe-Tracey

½

0

1

1

 

 

0

0

0

0

1

½

 

 

4

4

Brian Hewson

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

½

½

1

1

½

½

10

5

Ivor Annetts

½

1

1

1

1

½

½

½

 

 

1

1

1

0

6

Alan Brinkley

0

0

0

½

½

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

1

7

Keith Atkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

½

½

1

0

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

Rapidplay Competition 2013/14 - Final

Time limit is 30 minutes for each player.    Players play each other twice.

The winner will be the player with the most points regardless of how many games have been played.

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Total

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

W

B

 

1

Keith Atkins

 

 

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

9

2

Brian Aldwin

0

0

 

 

0

½

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

½

6

3

John Knowles

1

0

½

1

 

 

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

4

Ivor Annetts

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

12

5

Brian Hewson

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

14

6

John Wheadon

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

0

0

0

0

0

7

Stephen Thorpe-Tracey

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

 

 

1

1

4

8

Alan Brinkley

0

0

½

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

 

 

 

 

GRADINGS FOR SEASON 2013/14
Ref Name Sex Age Club Standard Previous Rapidplay Previous
191011F Aldwin, Brian M   Exeter 103 B 100 B 85 A 120 B
105769J Annetts, Ivor S M   Tiverton 152 X 155 X 140 C 143 C
179490F Atkins, Keith P M   Tiverton 142 B 141 A 139 C 140 C
102790G Bartlett, Simon M   Newquay 174 X 164 A 168 D 166 D
248076B Brinkley, Alan M   Tiverton 88 B 89 B 86 E    
162715G Duckham, Jon M   Tiverton 146 C 155 B 139 D 127 E
185236L Edgell, Ben P M   Sedgemoor 206 B 198 B     219 D
112584K Hewson, Brian WR M   Tiverton 165 A 168 A 184 D 185 D
173277J Honeyball, Simon E M   Tiverton 86 E            
173363B Knowles, John M   Tiverton 128 A 127 A 117 B 109 C
114482A Littlejohns, David P M   Taunton 186 A 169 A     167 D
259887F Richardt, Mike M   Taunton 181 B 179 A 169 D 170 D
139286E Thorpe-Tracey, Stephen F M   Tiverton 104 A 94 B 88 D 96 D
162725K Wheadon, John M   Tiverton 81 E 78 E