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Apr
28

Southbourne 1.5 Poole B 2.5, County Div 3; Southbourne compete strongly, but Poole now 3 points ahead & championship beckons

26 Apr. Poole came through this test against a Southbourne team, who challenged them all the way. Dragi Popovic & Richard Smith both won for Poole & Paul Sandy (Southbourne) beat Adam Jaggard on board 4. It was drawn on board 2. John Harris, Southbourne’s  Captain commented “I played a 153 on board 1 and made him work […]

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Apr
26

Wimborne E 3 Southbourne D 1, B&DCL Div 4; 4 teams challenging for championship, only 2 points apart

26 Apr. Wins from Tim Joyce and Sepp Clarke enabled Wimborne E to pull off this victory against the league leaders. Boards 2 & 3 were drawn. Wimborne were slightly the higher graded team, except on board 4. For the Southbourne team it was a chance lost to pull away at the top, after a […]

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Feb
22

Wimborne D 2 New Milton B 2, B&DCL Div 3; Close match in a very competitive Division

21 Feb. Honours shared at Merley with draws on all 4 boards and a particularly good result for the New Milton team. Wimborne D stay top, but the outcome emphasised what a close Division this is, with only 3 points separating 1st and 5th currently

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Dec
16

Southbourne C 1.5 Highcliffe B 2.5, B&DCL Div 3; Neil & Ron Salinger wins ensure victory

Michael Litchfield won on board 2 for Southbourne C, but Neil Salinger & his father Ron both scored a full point for Highcliffe B. And so with board 4 between John Harris and Jan van Heeckeren being drawn, Highcliffe emerged winners. Southbourne had the higher aggregate grades, 552 to 501. Jan, the Highcliffe captain commented […]

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Dec
13

Wimborne D 2 Ringwood B 2, B&DCL Div 3; Wimborne D new league leaders – Wimborne F 1 Wimborne E 3, B&DCL Div 4; Wimborne E now 2nd

13 Dec – Honours shared at Merley, with 2 games drawn; a win by Rob Davenport (Ringwood) on board 2, but scores levelled by John Bowley’s success on board 4 for Wimborne. The Wimborne team are top of the table by 1 point, but Southbourne C in 2nd place have a game in hand. Ringwood B stay 3rd. […]

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Nov
30

B&DCL Round-Up 29 Nov: Div 2 Wimborne C 3.5 Highcliffe A 0.5; Div 4 Wimborne E 2 Poole D 2

Highcliffe A had the higher aggregate grades, 586 to 564 and their new recruit from Southend, Christian Westrap made his debut on board 1, but Wimborne C were convincing winners 3.5-0.5. Highcliffe Captain Rob Halse generously commented “Lost our sparkle last night and Wimborne played really well”. In recent seasons, Wimborne C have been successful escapologists […]

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Nov
24

B&DCL Div 5: 23 Nov – Purbeck 3 Highcliffe D 1 – Purbeck go top

Both clubs were very grateful to Eric Sachs and Poole for allowing this match to be played at the Poole RBL clubroom – to reduce travelling for both teams. Purbeck Captain Paul Stanley comments “For the time being our mini winning run continues”. In fact, Purbeck now lead Div 5 on better games points from […]

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Dec
16

Purbeck 1.5 Highcliffe C 2.5 – B&DCL Div 4

1st win for Highcliffe; another close Purbeck match

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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

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