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Dec
05

100 Day Countdown to 25th Dorset Rapidplay – £1000 in cash prizes – 7 Dec: 2 entrants

5 Dec ’19: To celebrate 25 years this is a very special Rapidplay event! Please click on “Congresses”, main menu bar and then “Rapidplay 2020”. And at Saturday evening, the competition has 2 entrants Peter Anderson, Ringwood  (188) and Keith Gregory, Fareham (175)

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Jul
07

James Forster in state of shock after winning a strong Dorset “Closed” Open at Merley, Sun 7 July

7 July: According to informed sources, James was a reluctant late entrant for the Open Championship – he felt out of practice, the season is over etc. But enter he sportingly did, fearing the worst, as the Open section was so strong. But with 3/4 he played some great chess and won – much against […]

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Jun
15

Mike Waddington success in Bristol Open 15-17 June ’18

Mike has reported he shared 1st place (£300) with IM Alan Merry last weekend, with 4.5/5 and ahead of a strong field that included “such luminaries as GM Keith Arkell”. Very well done to Mike who has an excellent record of weekend congress successes. Our own 53rd Dorset Open is in Bournemouth, this October and […]

By Mike Jay | Congress
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Aug
11

Have you entered the Dorset Blitz at Wareham next month?! – 17 Sept

Under 50 days until Dorset’s 1st ever Blitz Congress For details and how to enter, please go to Congresses on the main menu and then Dorset Blitz. Entry can be on-line, or the entry form can be downloaded and completed. Steve Peirson is the organiser and the event takes place in the spacious Furzebrook Village Hall.

By Mike Jay | Congress . Dorset Blitz
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Nov
14
Nov
07

50th Dorset Open: 30 Oct – 1 Nov ’15

There were a record 126 entrants for this weekend congress in Bournemouth. The winner of the Open was GM Alexander Cherniaev with 5/5. Detailed information, including Crosstables, appears under “Congresses” from the top menu

By Mike Jay | Congress . Results . Tournament
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