Here is the latest Dorset County Fixture List as at 27 Sept ’17.


Bridport Chess Club has closed and will therefore not be competing this coming season. However, if there is new interest, Malcolm Steevens is hoping the club might be reformed. On the positive side, Div 1 has 2 additional teams – Poole A & Ringwood, and Div 3 has become one team more with Poole B. Div 2 though will be smaller than last year.

Mark Potter has taken over as Secretary at Dorchester and from David Aldwinckle. Mark’s email address is: [email protected], 01305 269143 and mob. 07707 639 587

From 5 Oct ’17 an “L” against a player’s name in the results indicates “Local” grade, what has previously been “E” for “Estimated”. The change has been made to bring us in line with the new ECF League Management System (LMS). As Dorset, we are trialling Phase 1 of this results recording software and Phil Wallace will provide a link to the LMS before Christmas 2017.


League Structure 2017/18

Div 1 (6)

Dorchester A

Dorchester B

Poole A


Weymouth A

Wimborne A

Div 2 (4)

Dorchester C

Purbeck A

Weymouth B

Wimborne B

Div 3 (5)

Dorchester D

Purbeck B


Wimborne C

Poole B

Dorset Chess League Team Captains – 2017/18

   Division 1
Dorchester A: Geoff Searing (01305 782371) email: [email protected]

Dorchester B: Dave Hardie (01305 267046) (mob. 0791 9815863) email: [email protected]

Poole A: Cirpiran Stanciu Tel: 079389 22679 e-mail: [email protected]

Ringwood: Martin Clancy – Tel (mob.) 07788 792527 email: [email protected]

Weymouth A: Allan Pleasants (07967 350553 or 01305 771129) email: [email protected]
Wimborne A: Mark Littleton (01747 851445) email: [email protected]
Division 2
Bridport A: Malcolm Steevens (01305 781225 or mobile 07767 200268) email:[email protected] (but please not the club has unfortunately closed and will therefore not be competing in season 2017/18)

Dorchester C: David Aldwinckle (01305262138 / 07977175263) email: [email protected]

Wimborne B: Colin Wilson (home 01202 848349) email: [email protected]
Purbeck A: Steve Peirson (01929 552504) email: [email protected]
Weymouth B: John Kelly (01305 832876) email: margnjohn26[email protected]
Division 3
Dorchester D: Bill Woodhouse (01305 814950) email: [email protected];
Poole B : Tariq Reghif, please contact via the Poole Club Secretary: Ciprian Stanciu (0793 8922679 e-mail – [email protected] or [email protected]

Purbeck B: Derek Mount (07774 248319) email: [email protected] & deputy captain Jeremy Beling (01929 555167) email: [email protected]

Southbourne:  John Harris (01202 427523) e-mail: [email protected]

Wimborne C: Colin Wilson (home 01202 848349) email: [email protected]