Dorset County Chess League

Feb
22

Wimborne A 3.5 Ringwood A 0.5, County Div 1; Wimborne move to = 2nd

21 Feb. Wimborne A are now equal 2nd with Weymouth A, but with a better games difference. Ringwood defaulted a board and are in joint 4th. Eddie Barker and Peter Wilcock won on boards 2 & 3 for the home team. Mark Littleton (Wimborne) drew with Martin Simons on the top board. Poole A have […]

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Feb
20

Weymouth A 2.5 Poole A 1.5, County Div 1; Weymouth move to 2nd but Poole still lead table by 5 points

19 Feb. 3 of the games were drawn, but Allan Pleasant’s win on board 1, against Oscar Garcia, was decisive and earned Weymouth the win. Had Poole A won, they would have been almost out of sight in County Div 1, but as it is, they still have a big lead, although the Weymouth team […]

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Feb
17

Southbourne 1.5 Purbeck B 2.5, County Div 2; Purbeck secure 1st win

16 Feb. This away win moves the Purbeck team 2 places up the table. Dave Bryant won on board 1 for Southbourne, but wins from Nick Stout and Derek Mount on boards 2 & 3 laid the foundation for the victory. Martin Buse (Southbourne) and Paul Stanley (Purbeck) drew  

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Feb
02

Poole A 3 Weymouth A 1, County Div 1; Poole A go even further ahead at the top against potential key challenger

1 Feb. Poole A are now 7 points ahead of the nearest team and with every win look champions in waiting. Eric Sachs (Poole), commented “It was a good tough match as expected from Weymouth, but had enough after John Weatherlake won early on, followed up by a deserved win for Mike Duggan. Always good to […]

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Jan
16

Weymouth B 0.5 Purbeck A 3.5, County Div 2; Purbeck A title challenge back on track

This win lifts Purbeck A to 2nd in the County Div 2, a point behind leaders Wimborne B. There were wins from Steve Peirson, Derek Mount and Jeremy Beling. John Coles (Purbeck) drew on board 2 with Steve Blake. Purbeck Secretary & “A” team Captain Steve Peirson commented “”We had a good win at Weymouth last […]

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Jan
12

Dorchester D 1.5 Southbourne 2.5, County Div 3; Southbourne secure 1st win

Bill Woodhouse won on board 3 for the home team, but David Bryant on board 1 and David Arorash on board 4 were successful for Southbourne. So with a draw on board 2 between Paul Brackner and John Harris, it ended 2.5-1.5 for the visitors. The win moves Southbourne up the table to equal 2nd, […]

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Dec
22

Poole A 2.5 Dorchester B 1.5, County Div 1 – Poole stretch lead at top of table

21 Dec. Boards 1-3 were drawn, but Toby Miller won on board 4 v Nick Pool to ensure Poole continued their winning run in this Division. Poole A go into Christmas as leaders in both B&DCL Div 1, and the County League Div 1, with commendable unbeaten records in both divisions. Their successful and winning team […]

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Dec
07

County Div 2, 6 Dec: Wimborne B 3.5 Dorchester C 0.5 – league leaders Wimborne B 2 points ahead

Wimborne B had shared top place with Dorchester B in County Div prior to the match, but have now pulled 2 points ahead of their rivals

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Dec
01

County League Div 3, 30 Nov – Poole B 2.5 Southbourne 1.5

Poole B made it 2/2 with this narrow win over Southbourne and are early league leaders. David Arorash won for the visitors, but Toby Miller and Seth Rider scored a point each to ensure a Poole victory. Simon Patterson (Poole) and John Harris (Southbourne), who have similar grades, drew

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Nov
22

County League Div 1: Fixture date change – Poole A v Dorchester B

Team Captains have agreed this match will now take place 21 Dec (was scheduled for 9 Nov).

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Oct
12

County Div 1 – Dorchester B v Ringwood A postponed; Dorchester A v Ringwood A re-arranged

Ringwood A were unable, at short notice due to illness, to travel to Dorchester B 12 Oct, and have asked the Dorchester team if they would agree to a new date. Dorchester A v Ringwood A moved from 9 Nov to 16 Nov.

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Oct
12

Poole A win away to Wimborne A in County League, Div 1

Poole A were the winners, in an opening County League Div 1 match for both teams, by the close score of 2.5-1.5. Div 1 newcomers Poole made a statement of intent in this division with the highest aggregate graded team so far: 695. Higher than the Wimborne team: 671, and also higher than the other […]

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Oct
03

Wimborne B win away to Weymouth B in opening County League fixture

The season opener resulted in a 3-1 win for Wimborne B. Malcolm Steevens is now playing for Weymouth, having been a stalwart member at Bridport over many years

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May
03

Purbeck A lead County Div 2 – but need Poole to drop points

Purbeck have kept open their hopes of Div 2 title retention They beat Bridport A 2.5-1.5 in their final match to finish with 13 points from 10 matches. So Poole need to win one of their final 2 matches to become champions – these are Weymouth B (away) and Bridport A (home)

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13

Purbeck B 1.5 Dorchester D 2.5 – County Div 3

Dorchester go 2 league points clear at top

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Dec
13

Purbeck A 1.5 Poole 2.5 – County Div 2

Poole move up a place, Purbeck still leaders

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Dec
07

Wimborne C 2 Purbeck B 2 – County Div 3

Wimborne share leadership and first league point for Purbeck

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22

Weymouth B 1 Purbeck A 3 – County Div 2

Purbeck 2 point lead at top; Weymouth open programme

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16

Bridport A 2.5 Poole 1.5 – County Div 2

Bridport secure first win to move up table

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Nov
15

Purbeck B 1.5 Southbourne 2.5 – County Div 3

Southbourne now lead table following close match

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Nov
11

Dorchester A 1 Weymouth A 3 – County Div 1

Defending champions Weymouth go top

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Nov
08

Purbeck A 2.5 Bridport A 1.5 – County Div 2

Defending champions Purbeck now equal top in close match

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Nov
01

Purbeck A 2.5 Dorchester C 1.5 – County Div 2

Champions Purbeck open with a win against leaders Dorchester

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Oct
28

Dorchester C 2.5 Bridport A 1.5 – County Div 2

1-1 after 1st session & completed 27 Oct

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