Southbourne 10 Second Buzzer makes for most enjoyable evening; Declan Lovelock is an exciting new "speed demon"!

Chess Events
Grateful thanks to Martin Simons who again organised another excellent evening of chess playing and socialising


13th September 2019


13th September 2019

17 Sept: Organiser Martin Simons reports…

The Southbourne Chess Club) 10 second Buzzer Tournament was held on Friday 13th September. 16 players took part including welcomed guests from Bournemouth, Highcliffe, Poole and Wimborne, and it was won in convincing style by our (Southbourne’s) exciting new speed demon, Declan Lovelock, who scored maximum points. Well played Declan, an exceptional performance!

Prizes were also won by Steve Pollyn & Brian Curran for coming joint 2nd and for winning the best U150 score and to John Harris for the best U125 score. All three are to be congratulated. Further, Richard Ursell won a bottle of wine for his excellent joint 2nd place performance. James Forster also performed well to come joint 2nd.

Many thanks and well done to all players who came along to make it a very enjoyable evening and special thanks to those who submitted and purchased chess books.

Southbourne Chess Club
10 second Buzzer Tournament
6 rounds
Friday 13th September 2019
Pos Name Grade   Pts
1st D Lovelock 157 6
2nd S Pollyn 148 4
B Curran 149
R Ursell 151
J Forster 172
6th R Smith 146
M Simons 178
8th J Harris 119 3
P Austin 130
P Jackson 132
11th M Spalding 88
P Sandy 115
13th T Walsh 77 2
T McCullagh 97
15th A Dufall 58 ½
K Dixon 103