Bournemouth & District Chess League

Nov
21

B&DCL Div 3: 21 Nov – New Milton B 1.5 Wimborne D 2.5

Wimborne D win a tight match to go equal top of Div 3 with Southbourne C, although the latter have marginally better games points. The New Milton team lost by the narrowist margin and were out graded by an average of nearly 16 grading points a board. They took 1.5/2 from the top 2 boards, but lost […]

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Nov
17

B&DCL at Southbourne 17 Nov: Div 1 Southbourne B 1.5 Poole A 2.5; Div 4 Southbourne D 3 Wimborne E 1

Top of the table match is won by Poole A, who become league leaders with 3/3 and the Southbourne team now in 2nd place. 3 games drawn, but the decisive game was on board 1 where Martin Machacek (Poole) beat Andrew Grzybicki (Southbourne) In Div 4, Southbourne D playing their 2nd game in 2 days, beat previous leaders […]

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Nov
17

B&DCL Round-Up 16 Nov: Div 1 Poole B 2 Wimborne A 2; Div 4 Poole D 1.5 Southbourne D 2.5

Southbourne D moved up 1 place in Div 4 with a first win, the consequence of Poole D’s first defeat. Poole B’s highly encouraging start to life in the top division continued, holding last season’s champions Wimborne A to a draw. 2 outstanding performances from Ciprian Stanciu who beat Allan Pleasants on board 1, making […]

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Oct
12

Purbeck v Highcliffe D B&DCL Div 5 date change

This match is now taking place at Poole on Thurs 23 Nov (instead of 20 Nov).

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Oct
11

Purbeck beat Wimborne G in B&DCL Div 5

With this win Purbeck go =2nd with Bournemouth C in Div 5. Effectively Purbeck’s “C” team, as their “A” &”B” play in the Dorset County League. Purbeck were welcome newcomers to the B&DCL last season

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Oct
04

Div 2 round-up 3 Oct – Bournemouth A secure 2nd win – Highcliffe A off the mark

There were 2 Div 2B&DCL matches last night – both hosted by Bournemouth. Their A team made it 2 wins from 2, beating Wimborne C 2.5-1.5. Highcliffe A beat Bournemouth B 4-0. A 3rd match, in Div 5, was postponed – Bournemouth C v Highcliffe D and the clubs have agreed to re-arrange

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Sep
08

B&DCL & County League fixtures now final – 8 Sept

An AGM last night at one of the County League clubs approved the intended structure for 2017/18, so draft fixtures across both leagues become final. At the time of writing this – 8 Sept, 3.30pm they reflect all recent changes, or corrected errors. But please keep checking the files as more changes of dates may […]

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Sep
06

B&DCL Player Statistics – Allocations to teams

Like last year, there will be an updated spreadsheet on player appearances by team for each club. This will appear under B&DCL and Info 2017/18. An initial and draft file has been uploaded based on information to date. A new feature will be to try and help captains with “Reserve Places” used to date, with […]

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Aug
14

Wimborne enter additional team in Div 4

The 5 divisions now have 6 teams in each -10 matches each team If things stand as at present, we will have the ideal 6 teams in each division, including the new Div 5. Wimborne’s decision means they will have E & F teams in Div 4, and a 7th team, G in Div 5. […]

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Aug
11

2 Towns Match fixed for Weds 13 Sept ’17

Takes place as usual at Poole RBL North Road, 7.30pm start More details nearer the time. Season opener.  

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Jul
28

Purbeck AGM: Change of Secretary

After excellent service as Purbeck Secretary, Brian Beard retires But he will continue as a player. Steve Peirson takes over as Club Secretary. Pictured here at the AGM Jeremy Beling (Treasurer), Brian Beard (outgoing Secretary) and Steve Peirson (incoming Secretary). As before, teams will be entered in Divs 2 & 3 of the Dorset County League and […]

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Jun
03

B&DCL Players Statistics 2016/17

Please click on this page extreme left, top menu Pete Donaldson keeps records of individual performances to help work out the winners of the Brien Urry Cup and Boardman trophies each season. There is a link on the page to Pete’s calculations    

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May
05

Poole win exciting Handicap KO Final v Purbeck – score 4-2

Credit to both teams for making it a great final! For a report from Martin Simons and score details please click on “Team Handicap” middle of very top menu          

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Feb
28

Purbeck in losing win to Weymouth in Team Handicap

Purbeck, Poole, Dorchester & holders Highcliffe through to semi-finals In the closest of matches, Purbeck (average grade 141) just edged home against Weymouth (average grade 156). The Team Handicap again showed it is a great leveller and gives all teams a chance. Well done to Purbeck, but sympathy to Weymouth who needed to score 4-2, and […]

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Feb
12
Jan
21

Flirt Café 5th Anniversary!

Please click “FLIRT CAFE ANNIVERSARY” very top menu

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Jan
11
Jan
04

Dorset Open Congress (2-4 Dec) photos available

Pl click on “Congresses” main menu, then “Dorset Open” There is a link to photos taken by Brian O’Gorman at the Congress and available through the Sumgmug website.

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Dec
20

Ringwood B 2.5 Southbourne D 1.5 – B&DCL Div 3

Southbourne stay 2nd, Ringwood up 2 places

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Dec
16

Poole D 2 Highcliffe B 2 – B&DCL Div 3

Outgraded, Highcliffe hold Poole to stay 4th, Poole 5th

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Dec
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14

Wimborne E 2 Southbourne E 2 – B&DCL Div 3

Southbourne’s 3rd league point; Wimborne now =2nd

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Dec
14

Wimborne G 2 Poole F 2 – B&DCL Div 4

Honours equal after 4 decisive results

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Dec
14

Bournemouth A 1.5 New Milton A 2.5 – B&DCL Div 2

Close match, New Milton now lead table       Teams below have games in hand on New Milton

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Dec
10

Southbourne E 2 Highcliffe B 2 – B&DCL Div 3

Southbourne gain 2nd league point; Highcliffe stay mid-table

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Dec
09

Poole E 3 Wimborne F 1 – B&DCL Div 4

Close match played in a great spirit

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Dec
07
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06

Bournemouth B 2 Ringwood B 2- B&DCL Div 3

Bournemouth go top, Ringwood move up 3 places

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Dec
06

Highcliffe A 2 Poole B 2 – B&DCL Div 2

Outgraded Highcliffe hold leaders with good result

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Dec
02

Poole F 2 Purbeck 2 – B&DCL Div 4

Please click to see short report on this match Very well done to Purbeck picking up their first league point in a close and well contested match. And also a night to remember for 13 year old Ciaran Southey, who made his league debut on board 1 for Poole and achieved an impressive draw

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Dec
02

Poole A 2.5 Southbourne A 1.5 – B&DCL Div 1

Poole play well to win hard fought match

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Dec
02

Poole C 2 Poole D 2 – B&DCL Div 3

Honours shared in close & fluctuating match

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Nov
30
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30

New Milton A 2.5 Wimborne C 1.5 – B&DCL Div 2

New Milton move =1st, Wimborne default board 1

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Nov
29

Highcliffe C 0 New Milton B 4 – B&DCL Div 4

New Milton outgrade, outscore Highcliffe to consolidate 2nd place

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Nov
26
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26

Southbourne D 2.5 Wimborne E 1.5 – B&DCL Div 3

Close on grades tight match – Southbourne =top

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23

Wimborne C 1.5 Bournemouth A 2.5 – B&DCL Div 2

Bournemouth move to equal 2nd with this away win

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