Purbeck B 1.5 Wimborne C 2.5; Wimborne stay 2nd, Purbeck B have games in hand on all 4 teams above them
Derek Mount (Purbeck) and Colin Wilson drew on board 1, and on board 4 Richard Quin won for the home team. But on boards 2 & 3 Tim Joyce and Phil Wallace were victorious for Wimborne to bring about an away win
Team Handicap draw announced: New Milton warmly welcomed; Poole (current champions) play Highcliffe (winners 2016) in round 1
Martin Simons, Team Handicap organiser has sent out this message tonight (17 Jan ’18). “Thank you for entering a team for your club in this year’s competition. A big special warm welcome to the New Milton Chess Club. 8 club teams have entered which is exactly the right number. The draw for the 1st Round […]
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 […]
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, […]
Wimborne A secured their 1st win at the 2nd attempt. For Dorchester A it was a 1st defeat in 4. Mike Waddington, the Dorchester board 1 won, board 2 was drawn but wins by the Wimborne players Peter Wilcock on board 3 and Steve Appleby on board 4 ensured victory. Last year this fixture was a […]
Alan Dommett analyses 2 more Dorset Open games – A B Merry v P W Anderson (1-0) and R Taylor v M Waddington (0-1)
These are the 5th & 6th games Alan has now looked at from the 52nd Dorset Open, 13-15 Oct ’17. Please go to “Games” Main Menu and then “52nd Dorset Open Congress”. Alan is especially impressed with the sacrifice IM Alan Merry made as white 25. Nf5!! – “of real IM quality”. The 2nd game […]
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.
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
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 […]
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.
These 2 strong teams make it the final 26/4/17 at Whitehall Hotel A tremendous final between Bournemouth Royal Grammar School “A” and Highcliffe is in store. Highcliffe beat their arch rivals 15 March, 4.5-1.5. So the score so far between these outstanding teams is 1-1 and both teams finished on 10/12. It could not be […]