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British Championships 2016, Local Results

SectionPlayerClubScoreRoundsPosition ChampionshipOliver GillEx-Ringwood5.51136th= Mike WaddingtonDorchester51149th= Allan PleasantsWeymouth41168th= Martin SimonsSouthbourne41168th= Ian ClarkWimborne41168th= Major OpenAlfonso Llorente Zaroex-Poole10112nd Daniel GomezPoole6.5114th= James ForsterSouthbourne5.51116th= Martin ClancyRingwood1.5535th Over 50Kevin GoaterDorchester572nd= Martin ClancyRingwood3715th= Over 65Andrew FootnerDorchester4711th= Bill AdawayDorchester & Bridport3722nd= Over 50 U150Peter WilcockWimborne452nd= Frank Hamilton-TaylorSouthbourne356th= Over 65 U150Jørgen Holmstrøm NielsenWimborne354th= Alan TylerWimborne2.5514th= Paul ErringtonBournemouth2.5514th= Under 14Andre ReidPoole2.5718th= Under 12Ciaran SoutheyBournemouth Grammar3724th= [...]
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Sep
07

Dorset Blitz

The Dorset Blitz tournament which was due to take place in October 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation. The report on the 2019 Dorset Bltiz can be found here.

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Oct
15

54th Dorset Open 2019

Full results and a report from Ian Clark on the 54th Dorset Open

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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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Oct
16

Organiser Ian Clark reflects on a very successful 53rd Dorset Congress

REPORT ON 53rd DORSET CHESS CONGRESS The event had 100 entries and was situated in 3 rooms in the Elstead Hotel, close to the centre of Bournemouth. We had a larger room than expected in what was previously the bookstall and analysis room. The main room housed the Open and Minor and was quite warm […]

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Sep
16

2nd Dorset Blitz – 30 competitors & big success; Further Steve report + cross-tables + photo links

Organiser Steve Peirson reports on a most successful day on Sun 16 Sept ’18 at Furzebrook, nr Wareham “Everything went very well – we had 3 groups of 10 players and we extended the time limit to 10 mins + 5 sec increment. These are the prize winners:-         Group A (please see […]

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Jun
11

1st Bournemouth Junior Chess Congress – Sat 11 June ’16

Encouraging entry of 36 for this inaugural congress held at Harewood School, run by Eric Sachs, Ian Clark & team. Prizes included 8 places in the British Junior Championships, part of the British Chess Championships being held at Bournemouth, 23 July to 6 August. Pictured the winners, with sponsor Sarah de Lisle (The Ark) & Eric Sachs

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Mar
15

Keith Gregory triumphs in Dorset Rapidplay – 13 March ’16

Keith Gregory (Fareham) was in fine form at Ringwood, winning the 21st Dorset Rapidplay with 5.5/6. The Rapidplay trophy will be held by the runners-up, Osca Garcia (Poole) and Kevin Goater (Dorchester). Graham Willetts (Wimborne) & Kenny Harman (Ringwood) share the Veterans Cup. There were 26 prize winners and 51 entrants

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Aug
14

22nd Dorset Closed Congress

The Dorset Closed took place 30 Jan – 1 Feb ’15 in Bournemouth. It was one of the closest Dorset congresses ever, with more than half the players having a chance to win a prize at the start of the 5th and final round.

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