Weekly 5 minute + 5 seconds online tournament for local players. Day of the week varies to give more people the chance to play. The next tournament is on Friday 28th January at 7:35 pm Players normally include some juniors and some of the strongest players from the region – great practice! To play: Join […]
Geoff Searing reports on Dorchester Chess Club’s lightning tournament… Dorchester Chess Club were pleased to be able to start the second half of the season with their traditional New Year lightning tournament last Thursday (6th). 10 players enjoyed an all-play-all tournament at 10 seconds per move. The contest was close throughout with four players in […]
David Prior of Southbourne Chess club sadly passed away on 27th October 2021. David (pictured fourth from left below, partially behind Russell Pegg) was well known to local chess players having been active in the area for many years and particularly at Southbourne Chess Club in the 1980s and 90s when he held the position […]
Keith Gregory is continuing to run online tournaments once a week at 7:30 pm (day of the week varies). These were originally for people playing in his 4NCL teams but are now open to all local players. The format is: There are 5 rounds, Swiss format Time control is 5 minutes + 5 seconds The […]
Wimborne Chess Club are now running an online tournament on Thursday evenings as well as Tuesday afternoons. The tournaments are open to players graded under 125 or equivalent, and are played at the rate of 20 minutes, either with or without increment. Please see the home page for more details.