Worcestershire Chess Association

Worcs CA County Teams County Match Archive

County matches 2018-9 season

Published 24 July 2020

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Summary

 

First team campaign in Midlands Championship

Greater Manchester informed MCCU that they would seek a union nomination to participate in the ECF KO stages for the Open team championship, whereas the other counties competed for nominations for the national stages of the ECF Minor Championship.

 

Midlands Minor Counties Championship 2018-9
Place Teams Pl W D L Match Points
1st-2nd Lincolnshire 4 2 1 1 5
1st-2nd Nottinghamshire 4 2 1 1 5
3rd-4th Warwickshire 4 2 0 2 4
3rd-4th Leicestershire 4 2 0 2 4
5th Worcestershire 4 1 0 3 2
Date Match Result
6 Oct Lincolnshire - Nottinghamshire 8 - 8
1 Dec Worcestershire - Lincolnshire 6½ - 9½
1 Dec Warwickshire - Nottinghamshire 7½ - 8½
5 Jan Leicestershire - Warwickshire 8½ - 7½
19 Jan Lincolnshire - Leicestershire 8½ - 7½
19 Jan Worcestershire - Warwickshire 6 - 10
2 Feb Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire 9 - 7
16 Feb Warwickshire - Lincolnshire 9 - 7
2 Mar Nottinghamshire - Leicestershire 7½ - 8½
23 Mar Leicestershire - Worcestershire 7 - 9

 

Leicestershire - Worcestershire

Played on 23 March 2019 at Sharnforth Evergreen Hall, Leics. Leicestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces. Worcestershire’s only win this season.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Leicestershire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 125697L 202 Martin Burrows 0 1 IM Lawrence Cooper 215 108844A
2 318711B 190e Gheorghe Albu 0 1 Peter Kitson 191 127645B
3 120174J 183 Robert K Taylor ½ ½ Dan Lambourne 182 259447L
4 113015J 182 Phil Horspool ½ ½ Kevin Hurney 181 129898H
5 107674H 180 Ray Burgess 0 1 Finlay Bowcott-Terry 180 302581A
6 293029J 179 Tom Brown 1 0 Stephen Mellor 172 230883G
7 118781J 179 Graham Sharpe ½ ½ Nigel Towers 162 165392B
8 137075D 177 Simon Gay 1 0 Mihai Zbircea 172 316137H
9 109613J 174 John Denton 0 1 Dustin Bowcott 159 302579C
10 272938G 174 Tom Dove 0 1 Stephen Woodhouse 156 127046B
11 295628H 170 Constantin Gramaticu 0 1 Ben Fuller 149 286316K
12 115787F 169 Andy Morley 1 0 Hossam Abou Shaddy 146 316764B
13 287350D 164 Brian Galligan 1 0 Harry Evans 141 315611E
14 290352A 161 Richard Hanscombe ½ ½ Ian Truscott 131 120615B
15 112121C 159 Phil Harlow 0 1 Steve Crees 111 307486K
16 118096E 157 John K Robinson 1 0 Silas Bowcott-Terry 100 302999C
      Result 7 9      

 

Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire

Played on 2 February 2019 at Bramcote Memorial Hall, Nottingham. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Nottinghamshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 283303H 225 FM Jonah Willow ½ ½ IM Lawrence Cooper 215 108844A
2 263176D 192 David Redman 0 1 Katarzyna Toma 223 305272C
3 288604C 191 Aditya Munshi 1 0 Pavel Besedin 187 287190H
4 115435H 185 Peter Mercs ½ ½ Peter Kitson 191 127645B
5 210384K 186 Justin Hadi ½ ½ Zbigniew Koncki 184 275541F
6 117916A 185 Robert Richmond ½ ½ Dan Lambourne 182 259447L
7 191228E 176 Alexander Combie ½ ½ Kevin Hurney 181 129898H
8 274135A 176 Andy George 0 1 Geoff Marchant 181 114901F
9 305324G 174 Zoltan Tardi ½ ½ Finlay Bowcott-Terry 180 302581A
10 133589D 173 Julian Cast ½ ½ John Edge 169 110076C
11 295527B 170 Mike Naylor ½ ½ Nigel Towers 162 165392B
12 120954B 167 Andrew Walker 1 0 Mihai Zbircea 172 316137H
13 312824G 167 Florian Biermann 0 1 Brian Turner 161 120670K
14 259443C 166 Daniel Broughton 1 0 Stephen Woodhouse 156 127046B
15 174274H 162 Brian Thompson 1 0 Paul Sharratt 141 118792C
16 114054B 162 Tim Lane 1 0 Ian Ellis 140 248739B
      Result 9 7      

 

Worcestershire - Warwickshire

Played on 19 January 2019 at Alvechurch Social Club, Worcs. players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Warwickshire Grade Grade ref
1 108844A 218 IM Lawrence Cooper ½ ½ Henrik Stepanyan 210 264348A
2 129898H 193 Kevin Hurney ½ ½ Donald Mason 196 115042L
3 287190H 191 Pavel Besedin 1 0 Russell A James 195 113524H
4 275541F 184 Zbigniew Koncki 0 1 Nick Walker 182 157248K
5 127645B 183 Peter Kitson 0 1 Chirag Guha 175 291206F
6 259447L 181 Dan Lambourne ½ ½ Keith Escott 172 110278D
7 114901F 180 Geoff Marchant ½ ½ Anthony Sadler 171 248168G
8 120670K 170 Brian Turner 0 1 Golam Ali 169 257493H
9 110076C 166 John Edge 1 0 Mark Cundy 167 109211L
10 230883G 166 Stephen Mellor 1 0 Tony Hickley 166 112599A
11 165392B 164 Nigel Towers ½ ½ Simon Smith 165 156634K
12 127046B 158 Stephen Woodhouse ½ ½ Sean Ralph 162 242248H
13 361137H 156 Mihai Zbircea 0 1 Gary Hope 159 183305E
14 108621C 147 Ray Collett 0 1 Keith Thomas 150 119386H
15 316764B 141 Hossam Aboushady 0 1 Roy A Lawrence 148 179054H
16 248739B 142 Ian Ellis 0 1 Rob Mark 141 298481H
      Result 6 10      

 

Worcestershire - Lincolnshire

Played on 1 December 2018 at Frolesworth Village Hall, Leics. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Lincolnshire Grade Grade ref
1 287190H 191 Pavel Besedin ½ ½ Paul Cumbers 199 103734B
2 275541F 184 Zbigniew Koncki 0 1 Nigel Birtwistle 196 106801F
3 127645B 183 Peter Kitson 0 1 Samuel Milson 195 247376J
4 259447L 181 Dan Lambourne ½ ½ Nick Stead 193 112269H
5 114901F 180 Geoff Marchant 1 0 Stephen Prior 189 264507A
6 282451G 178 Edward Osbourn 0 1 Joe Kilshaw 185 158511D
7 109427A 177 Lee Davis 1 0 Stuart Williams 180 121741A
8 120670K 170 Brian Turner 0 1 Peter Cusick 175 109241J
9 110076C 166 John Edge ½ ½ Francis Bowers 168 107071L
10 165392B 164 Nigel Towers 0 1 Ivan David 167 277281E
11 302581A 163 Finlay Bowcott 1 0 Denis Georgiou 164 111157H
12 1270465B 158 Stephen Woodhouse 0 1 David Coates E160 222105G
13 316137H 156 Mihai Zbircea 1 0 Chris Holt 155 112012A
14 302579C 152 Dustin Bowcott ½ ½ Andy Hebert 155 190995H
15 316764B 141 Hossam Aboushady ½ ½ Graham Ladds 155 113979E
16 248739B 142 Ian Ellis 0 1 Arya Parnian 149 297587H
      Result      

 

Worcestershire under-140 team Midland Champions

 

Midland Counties under-140 Championship 2018-9
Position Teams Pl W D L Match Points
1st Worcestershire 6 5 1 0 11
2nd Nottinghamshire 6 4 0 2 8
3rd-4th Leicestershire 6* 3* 0 3 6*
3rd-4th Lincolnshire 6 3 0 3 6
5th Derbyshire 6 2 1 3 5
6th Warwickshire 6* 2 0 4* 4
7th Staffordshire 6 1 0 5 2
* Warks conceded the match against Leics
Date Match Result
27 Oct Lincolnshire - Derbyshire 4½ - 11½
27 Oct Leicestershire - Worcestershire 5½ - 10½
27 Oct Staffordshire - Warwickshire 6½ - 9½
10 Nov Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire 5½ - 10½
10 Nov Staffordshire - Leicestershire 7½ - 8½
24 Nov Derbyshire - Leicestershire 9 - 7
24 Nov Warwickshire - Nottinghamshire 7½ - 8½
24 Nov Worcestershire - Staffordshire 9½ - 6½
8 Dec Leicestershire - Lincolnshire 8½ - 7½
8 Dec Nottinghamshire - Staffordshire 11 - 5
8 Dec Worcestershire - Warwickshire 11½ - 4½
12 Jan Nottinghamshire - Lincolnshire 7½ - 8½
12 Jan Staffordshire - Derbyshire 9 - 7
19 Jan Warwickshire - Leicestershire 0 - 16 def
26 Jan Worcestershire - Lincolnshire 10 - 6
9 Feb Derbyshire - Worcestershire 8 - 8
23 Feb Leicestershire - Nottinghamshire 6 - 10
23 Feb Lincolnshire - Warwickshire 8½ - 7½
2 Mar Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire 7 - 9
16 Mar Warwickshire - Derbyshire 9 - 7
23 Mar Lincolnshire - Staffordshire 9½ - 6½
‡ One game was unfinished and players’ claims were referred to an independent
arbiter who ruled the point should be halved.
ECF National KO stages 2019
18 May QF: Worcestershire - Hertfordshire 10 - 6
8 Jun SF: Worcestershire - Essex 9 - 7
13 Jul Final: Yorkshire - Worcestershire 9½ - 6½

 

Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire

Played on 2 March 2019 at Bramcote, Nottingham. Nottinghamshire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Nottinghamshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 104775K 141(139) Taylor, Bob ½ ½ Spowart, David 143(136) 277850G
2 240429B 140(138) Thomson, James 0 1 Evans, Harry G 141(134) 315611E
3 253102B 140(133) Wright, Nigel 0 1 Bradley, Sam A 137(138) 292866J
4 118199D 138(136) Roper, Keith 1 0 Seeley, Peter 137(135) 280842A
5 298691H 136(127) Mendis, Vidura 1 0 Shaw, Tony 137(135) 248737J
6 288825H 133(133) Scott, Simon 1 0 Holmes, Matthew 136e(---) 192683E
7 273150C 133e(---) Alderton, Oliver 0 1 Maybury, Philip C 133(129) 115137L
8 251856K 132(129) Sargeant. Chris 0 1 Asbury, Jon A 132(126) 105876K
9 303610J 130(128) Pincheira, Bernardo ½ ½ Horwill, Eric 131(134) 113026C
10 136734B 109(114) Gibson, Graham (res) 0 1 Stanton, Giles 131(130) 172186A
11 300757B 127(129) Dabner, Tom 1 0 Wilkinson, Richard 123(125) 139811J
12 116111J 127(128) Neil, Graham 0 1 Varilone, John F 119(121) 178102K
13 130239F 127(125) Budd, Chris ½ ½ Kirkland, Arnold G 119(114) 128994K
14 139649D 125(120) Harper, Mick ½ ½ Cleak, David 116(110) 295458J
15 116053K 121(125) Nailard, Mike 0 1 Alcock, Steve 97(97) 286194L
16 274725L 119(120) Fraser, Chris 1 0 Pountney, Terrance 88(88) 183529E
      ¬†Results 7 9      

 

Derbyshire - Worcestershire

Played on 9 February 2019 at Rolls-Royce Sports Pavilion, Derby. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Derbyshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 1188141 143 John Shaw 0 1 Dave Spowart 143 277850G
2 265861D 139 Dylan Meyer 0 1 Harry Evans 141 315611E
3 119378J 134 Vaughan Smith ½ ½ Sam Bradley 137 292866J
4 112778A 131 John Hoddy 0 1 Peter Seeley 137 280842A
5 184581A 130 Matt Bubis ½ ½ David Waud 136 303821L
6 166028H 128 Roy Woods 0 1 Matthew Holmes 136 192683E
7 210381D 123 Michael Boreham ½ ½ Jon Asbury 132 105876K
8 111019G 123 Kevin Gallagher ½ ½ Eric Horwill 131 113026C
9 120998L 123 Rodger Walker 1 0 Ian Truscott 131 120615B
10 116587C 123 Graham Pace 0 1 Giles Stanton 131 172186A
11 187429K 122 Philip Sheldon 1 0 Jeremy Humphries 121 266351L
12 295064K 118 Stephen George¬†Wootton ½ ½ John Varilone 119 178102K
13 201343F 114 Nigel Marshall 1 0 Arnold Kirkland 119 128994K
14 297760G 113 Craig Harrison ½ ½ David Cleak 116 295458J
15 128812L 111 Andre Cockburn 1 0 Michele Clack 94 108370D
16 316864F 111 Michael Moon 1 0 Terry Pountney 88 183529E
      Result 8 8      

 

Worcestershire - Lincolnshire

Played on 26 January at Old School Rooms, Rothley, Leics. Lincolnshire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Lincolnshire Grade Grade ref
1 277850G 143 Dave, Spowart 1 0 Wollerton, Grenville 140 127081D
2 315611E 141 Harry, Evans ½ ½ Scott, David 137 291168B
3 292866J 137 Sam, Bradley 1 0 Mainwaring, John 131 104372K
4 280842A 137 Peter, Seeley 1 0 Egan, Bill 120 276572L
5 248737J 137 Tony, Shaw 0 1 Roberts, Neil 120 305769A
6 303821L 136 David, Waud ½ ½ Nelder, Allan 117 129994D
7 192683E 136 Matthew , Holmes 1 0 Ashworth, Alex 115 253574K
8 105876K 132 Jon, Asbury ½ ½ Sherlock, Peter 114 152036C
9 120615B 131 Ian, Truscott 0 1 Cook, Adam 113 302109K
10 172186A 131 Giles, Stanton 1 0 Dew, Mike 113 257970E
11 139811J 123 Richard, Wilkinson 0 1 Orr, William 112 293978C
12 266351L 121 Jeremy, Humphries ½ ½ Watson, Andrew 110 293983G
13 178102K 119 John, Varilone ½ ½ Bennett, Terry 110 106623H
14 128994K 119 Arnold, Kirkland 1 0 Rae, Graeme 109 302149L
15 295458J 116 David Cleak 1 0 Robinson, Frank 108 175804E
16 286160E 88 Terry, Radford ½ ½ Fischer, Paul 101 160348G
      Result 10 6      

 

Worcestershire - Warwickshire

Played on 8 December 2018 at Webheath Village Hall, Redditch, Worcs. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Warwickshire Grade Grade ref
1 292866J 138 Sam Bradley 1 0 Richard Dobedoe    
2 277850G 136 Dave Spowart 1 0 Derek Stockhall    
3 192683E 136 Matthew Holmes 0 1 Terry Hare Walker    
4 248737J 135 Tony Shaw ½ ½ Simon Killarney    
5 315611E 134 Harry Evans 1 0 Matthew Little    
6 113026C 134 Eric Horwill 0 1 John Green    
7 303821L 133 David Waud 1 0 Chris Pitt    
8 120615B 132 Ian Truscott 1 0 Frank Jimenez    
9 172186A 130 Giles Stanton ½ ½ Mike Johnson    
10 116368B 130 James O’Dell 1 0 Roy Watson    
11 115137L 129 Phil Maybury 1 0 Jason Madden    
12 139811J 125 Richard Wilkinson 1 0 Alex Kagkalis 121 317489L
13 266351L 123 Jeremy Humphries 1 0 David Reeves    
14 178102K 121 John Varilone 1 0 Paul Silverman    
15 165118D 110 Pete Banks ½ ½ Jude Shearsby    
16 108370D 97 Michele Clack 0 1 Arjun Vadagama    
      Result 11½      

 

Worcestershire - Staffordshire

Played on 24 November 2018 at St Stephen's Church Hall, Worcester. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Staffordshire Grade Grade ref
1 277850G 136 David Spowart ½ ½ Jon Blackburn 139 178103A
2 TBA 136e Matthew Holmes 0 1 Peter Leary 138 152089B
3 248737J 135 Tony Shaw (capt) ½ ½ Steve Emmerton 131 266803J
4 315611E 134 Harry Evans 1 0 Mike Hoare 127 112760D
5 303821L 133 David Waud 1 0 Peter Windows 124 292600D
6 120615B 132 Ian Truscott 0 1 Matti Rehman 122  
7 172186A 130 Giles Stanton ½ ½ Alberto Gissi 119 297490D
8 105876K 126 Jon Asbury ½ ½ Sandra Blackburn 118 178127D
9 139811J 125 Richard Wilkinson 0 1 Peter Hodkinson 105 249822E
10 266351L 123 Jeremy Humphries ½ ½ Chris Cox 104 295887K
11 178102K 121 John Varilone 1 0 Stuart Deeley 102 299871D
12 128994K 114 Arnold Kirkland 0 1 Cameron Rehman 97 301031E
13 295458J 110 David Cleak 1 0 Dylan Rehman 87 301032G
14 165118D 110 Pete Banks 1 0 default -  
15 314215C 101 Joe Bombardini 1 0 default -  
16 286194L 97 Steve Alcock 1 0 default -  
      Result      

 

Leicestershire - Worcestershire

Played on 27 October 2018 at Elliot Hall, South Wigston, Leics. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Leicestershire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 301079L 137 Sasha Kerbel 0 1 Sam Bradley (vice-capt) 138 292866J
2 106748F 134 James Bingham ½ ½ David Spowart 136 277850G
3 307084A 133 Ian Farquharson ½ ½ Tony Shaw (captain) 135 248737J
4 318712D 130 Shaun Wilkinson 0 1 Harry Evans 134 315611E
5 250159E 130 John Manger 0 1 Eric Horwill 134 113026C
6 108898B 129 Les Corlett 0 1 David Waud 133 303821L
7 107771F 126 Michael Busby 0 1 Ian Truscott 132 120615B
8 301129L 125 Daniel Cheng ½ ½ Giles Stanton 130 172186A
9 294668D 125 Matthew Lo ½ ½ Jon Asbury 126 105876K
10 292789F 125 Nikola Chalashkanov ½ ½ Jeremy Humphries 123 266351L
11 108656L 124 Bob Collins ½ ½ John Varilone 121 178102K
12 179904G 124 Ben Pourmozafari 0 1 David Cleak 110 295458J
13 243457L 120 Nick Wyld ½ ½ Pete Banks 110 165118D
14 312812L 115 Julian Tang 1 0 Joe Bombardini 101 314215C
15 301915K 115 Milly Kotechna 0 1 Steve Alcock 97 286194L
16 116475C 113 John Oliver 1 0 Terry Radford 89 286160E
      Result 10½      

 

Worcestershire under-140 in ECF national stages

 

Under-140 quarter final: Worcestershire - Hertfordshire

Played on 18 May 2019 at Braustone Village Hall, Northants. Hertfordshire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade Worcestershire Score Score Hertfordshire Grade
1 136A Spowart, David 1 0 Laskier, Paul 135A
2 115L Evans, Harry G 1 0 Price, Michael K 133B
3 138A Bradley, Sam A ½ ½ Negrus, Eduard ST 139D
4 135B Seeley, Peter ½ ½ Judkins, Brian D 138A
5 135B Shaw, Tony ½ ½ Edwards, Peter 126L
6 126A Asbury, Jon A ½ ½ Gogna, Avi 124L
7 134A Horwill, Eric 1 0 McMahon, Austin 120A
8 132C Truscott, Ian M 1 0 Gore, Alan D 118B
9 130A Stanton, T Giles 1 0 Mead-Herbert, Bradley 118L
10 121L Holmes, Matthew A ½ ½ Vig, Sanjay 116A
11 123A Humphries, Jeremy 0 1 Harding, Malcolm S 111L
12 121C Varilone, John F 0 1 Tathare, Sandesh 105L
13 114A Kirkland, Arnold G 0 1 Brewis, Alan 085A
14 110B Cleak, David 1 0 Ramesh, Karthik R 083L
15 097C Alcock, Steve ½ ½ Tharkabhushanam, Anirvin 065L
16 089B Radford, Terry 1 0 Patalay, Atharva 060L
Avg 123 Result 10 6 Avg 111

 

Under-140 Semi-final: Worcestershire - Essex

Played on 8 June 2019 at Thornborough Village Hall near Milton Keynes, Bucks. Essex players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade Worcestershire Score Score Essex Grade
1 136A Spowart, David 1 0 Woodward, Ian P 138B
2 115L Evans, Harry G 1 0 Moth, Simon C 138A
3 138A Bradley, Sam A ½ ½ Dyte, Alistair P 138A
4 135B Seeley, Peter 1 0 Smith, David 131A
5 135B Shaw, Tony 0 1 Sinha, Nikunj 128C
6 136L Waud, David ½ ½ Morgan, Ian P 127A
7 126A Asbury, Jon A ½ ½ Harte, Ben 124A
8 134A Horwill, Eric 0 1 Willoughby, Christopher 124L
9 132C Truscott, Ian M 0 1 Willoughby, Andrew P 116L
10 130A Stanton, T Giles 0 1 Jones, Zebedee 109B
11 121L Holmes, Matthew A ½ ½ Jestico, John V 096A
12 121C Varilone, John F 1 0 Chtym, Vladimir 112A
13 114A Kirkland, Arnold G 1 0 Jardine, Kenneth 101B
14 110B Cleak, David 0 1 Willoughby, Charlotte 085L
15 097C Alcock, Steve 1 0 Default  
16 089B Radford, Terry 1 0 Default  
    Totals 9 7    

 

Under-140 final: Yorkshire - Worcestershire

Played on 13 July 2019 at Kettering Conference & Leisure Centre. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ID Grade Yorkshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ID
1 302373E 134A Cullum, Dale H ½ ½ Spowart, David 136 277850G
2 306934F 138A Varley, Joe 0 1 Evans, Harry G 134 315611E
3 111701E 138A Grice, Alec 0 1 Bradley, Sam A 138 292866J
4 244903B 137D Lee, Stephen K 1 0 Seeley, Peter 135 280842A
5 316400H 128L Tomlinson, Zak 1 0 Shaw, Tony 135 248737J
6 303746A 132L Hackett, Thomas L 1 0 Waud, David 136 303821L
7 106493K 138F Beckett, Phill J ½ ½ Asbury, Jon A 126 105876K
8 216774J 127L Colledge, Dave ½ ½ Horwill, Eric 134 113026C
9 123783E 133L Oliver, Bruce R 1 0 Truscott, Ian M 132 120615B
10 277724B 129A Grasham, John 1 0 Stanton, T Giles 130 172186A
11 105750K 132A Andrews, Norman G 0 1 Holmes, Matthew A 121 192683E
12 136739A 131A Tinker, Chris R 1 0 Humphries, Jeremy 123 266351L
13 243690F 137A Webster, Vivien ½ ½ Varilone, John F 121 178102K
14 136698B 126A Matthews, Graham W ½ ½ Cleak, David 110 295458J
15 136265D 129L Pollard, Mike A 0 1 Alcock, Steve 97 286194L
16 119839H 122A Strickland, Ian D 1 0 Hesketh, John 73 291296
  Avg 132 Totals Avg 123  

 

Worcestershire under-120 in MCCU championship

 

3 Sep. Lincolnshire withdrw their entry and six teams competed

6 Oct. Worcestershire lost to local rivals Warwickshires

3 Nov. Worcestershire lost to Nottinghamshire.

17 Nov. Worcestershire lost to Derbyshire.

16 Feb. Worcestershire lost to Leicestershire

23 Feb. Worcestershire break their duck and draw with Staffordshire

 

Under-120 Midlands Championship 2018-9
Position Teams Pl W D L Match Points
1st Nottinghamshire 5 3 2 0 8
2nd-4th Warwickshire 5 2 2 1 6
2nd-4th Staffordshire 5 2 2 1 6
2nd-4th Derbyshire 5 3 0 2 6
4th Leicestershire 5 1 1 3 3
5th Worcestershire 5 0 1 4 1
Date Match Result
6 Oct Staffordshire - Nottinghamshire 6 - 6
6 Oct Warwickshire - Worcestershire 8 - 4
20 Oct Derbyshire - Leicestershire 7 - 5
3 Nov Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire 7 - 5
3 Nov Warwickshire - Leicestershire 6 - 6
17 Nov Worcestershire - Derbyshire 4½ - 7½
1 Dec Staffordshire - Derbyshire 7½ - 4½
5 Jan Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire 5½ - 6½
5 Jan Staffordshire -Warwickshire 4½ - 7½
26 Jan Derbyshire - Warwickshire 7 - 5
2 Feb Leicestershire - Nottinghamshire 5½ - 6½
16 Feb Leicestershire - Worcestershire 7 - 5
23 Feb Worcestershire - Staffordshire 6 - 6
9 Mar Leicestershire - Staffordshire 5½ - 6½
9 Mar Warwickshire - Nottinghamshire 6 - 6

 

Worcestershire - Staffordshire

Played on 23 February 2019 at Greenlands Social Club, Longbridge Birmingham. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Staffordshire Grade Grade ref
1 295458J 116 (110) David Cleak 1 0 Alberto Gissi 124 (119) 297490D
2 156963G 107 (110) John Gittus 1 0 Chris Cox 112 (104) 295887K
3 127209D 102 (105) Tim Yates ½ ½ Grenville Cross 110 (107) 312844B
4 298350D 98 (101) Monty Woodhouse 0 1 R Arthur Hall 107 (106) 224845B
5 286194L 97 (97) Steve Alcock 0 1 Andrew Leadbetter 106 (111) 114197B
6 108620A 92 (84) Richard Collett 1 0 Default    
7 105666K 91 (94) Brian Allsop 0 1 Fred Biles 102 (103) 300529L
8 192111D 89 (95) Tony Taylor 1 0 Simon Jones 101 (101) 113908D
9 312703F 85 (78) Simon Berry 1 0 Nicholas Wright 97 (104) 297490D
10 320637D 70 (60 U/G) Andy Tipper ½ ½ Peter Evans 94 (89) 128860L
11 320374J U/G (60) Tom Sherwood 0 1 Ray Sawyer 96 (96) 319212L
12 139662G 52 (59) Joyce Evans 0 1 David Buckley 80 (80) 107597E
      Result 6 6      

 

Leicestershire - Worcestershire

Played on 16 February 2019 at Syston Social Club, Leics. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Leicestershire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 298335H 119 George Worrow-Goodin 1 0 Arnold Kirkland 119 128994K
2 302079E 111 Trevor Woods 0 1 Steve Crees 111 307486K
3 111312E 117 John Glover ½ ½ Tim Yates 102 127209D
4 272936C 116 Peter Hickman ½ ½ Monty Woodhouse 98 298350D
5 176934A 111 Granville Hill 1 0 Richard Collett 92 108620A
6 240470K 109e Guy Whitehouse 1 0 Brian Allsop 91 105666K
7 260174G 109 Stuart Hollingworth ½ ½ Tony Taylor 89 192111D
8 292794K 109 Vijay Gulab 1 0 Terry Radford 88 286160E
9 301930F 105 Paul Mottram ½ ½ Simon Berry 85 312703F
10 250154F 101 Richard Davis 0 1 Andy Tipper 70 320637D
11 300404B 104 Mike Griffiths 1 0 Matt Rowe 60 (U/G) 321232E
12 176935C 101 David Gamble 0 1 David Purnell 60 (U/G) 320639H
      Result 7 5      

 

Worcestershire - Derbyshire

Played on 17 November 2018 at Greenlands Social Club, Longbridge, Birmingham. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Worcestershire Score Score Derbyshire Grade Grade ref
1 128994K 114 Arnold Kirkland 0 1 Michael Boreham 116 210381D
2 295458J 110 David Cleak ½ ½ Leslie John Fancourt 116 133519E
3 127209D 105 Tim Yates ½ ½ Rodger Walker 115 120998L
4 299115K 104 Toni Reed ½ ½ Ronald Harrison 113 112223L
5 298350D 100 Monty Woodhouse 1 0 Nigel Marshall 114 201343L
6 286194L 97 Steve Alcock 0 1 Tomasz Adamski 111 312545C
7 192111D 95 Tony Taylor ½ ½ Craig Harrison 111 297760G
8 105666K 94 Brian Allsop 0 1 Douglas Bramley 103 107186F
9 108620A 84 Richard Collett 0 1 Herbert TT Loomes 98 114581C
10 312703F 79 Simon Berry 1 0 Alexander Abdullahi 97 314056K
11 139662G 59 Joyce Evans 0 1 Mohinderpal Samra 87 302256A
12 319198K 60e Andy Tipper ½ ½ Martin Gibson 62 265851D
      Result      

 

Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire

Played on 3 November at Bramwell Memorial Hall, Nottingham. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade ref Grade Nottinghamshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade ref
1 278800H 116 Michael Swanwick 1 0 David Cleak 110 295458J
2 295679C 116 Ben Gilpin 1 0 Monty Woodhouse 100 298350D
3 136734B 114 Graham Gibson 1 0 Maureen Clark 98 108407A
4 221644K 114 Allan Brown ½ ½ Steve Alcock 97 286194L
5 302976B 112 Clement Owusu ½ ½ Paul Thomas 96 120284E
6 270149C 108 Bob Garnett 1 0 Tony Taylor 95 192111D
7 296310D 107 Alex Ward 0 1 Brian Allsop 94 105666K
8 300055C 104 Joseph Hurst 0 1 Terry Pountney 88 183529E
9 282431A 101 Alberto Rodrigues 0 1 Richard Collett 84 108620A
10 292497L 100 Bob Abrahart ½ ½ Simon Berry 79 312703F
11 111696E 96 Margaret Gretton ½ ½ Tom Sherwood 60 320374J
12 165413F 93 Ric Dawson 1 0 David Purnell 60  
      Result 7 5      

 

Warwickshire - Worcestershire

Played on 6 October 2018 at Greenlands Social Club, Birmingham. Worcestershire players on odd-numbered boards had white pieces.

 

Board Grade Ref Grade Warwickshire Score Score Worcestershire Grade Grade Ref
1 312705K 119 Omar Khemoudj 1 0 Arnold Kirkland 114 128994K
2 106613E 117 Phil Bennett 0 1 David Cleak 110 29545BJ
3 299231A 115 Peter Snodgrass 1 0 John Gittus 110 156963G
4 293508K 111 Paul Silverman ½ ½ Tim Yates 105 127209D
5 290431H 109 Aoise Evans 1 0 Monty Woodhouse 100 298350D
6 288583K 105 Paul Kelly 0 1 Steve Crees 98 307486K
7 289132D 105 Paul Davies 1 0 Brian Allsop 94 105666K
8 139694J 101 John Hodges 0 1 Richard Collett 84 108620A
9 266159H 101 John Donovan 1 0 Paul Bignall 64 314809K
10 113012C 100 Dennis Horsley 1 0 Tom Sherwood   320374J
11 274807B 99 Peter Stiff ½ ½ Andy Tipper    
12 270903L 98 Richard Simpson 1 0 Matt Rowe    
      Result 8 4      

 

Under-140 Team Under-120 team Open team

 

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