Author Archives: Michael Blake

Email Tourney A75 Won by Ron Cooper

Email tournament EtA75 has been won by Ron Cooper with an excellent 5 wins from 6 games.

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Magazine No. 181

Our magazine for Summer 2011, ’Correspondence Chess’ issue number 181 has been posted to all members and subscribers. This issue of the award winning correspondence chess magazine edited by Neil Limbert, includes a wide range of news, articles and thought provoking … Continue reading

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2011 British Chess Problem

In this starter problem for the Winton Capital British Chess Solving Championship, white, playing up the board, is to play and force mate in two moves against any black defence. The entry fee is £3.00 and the competition is open … Continue reading

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Selected Opening & Gambit Tournament Results

The latest reported results in the Selected Openings and Gambit Tournaments, are MAIN THEME Thornton 1-0 Wood, Wood 1-0 Thornton, Grobler 1-0 Crawshaw, Crawshaw 1-0 Grobler, Crawshaw 1-0 Wood, Grobler ½ Gallimore, Wood 0-1 Gallimore, Wood ½ Grobler, Gallimore ½ Grobler GAMBIT A Brook 0-1 … Continue reading

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Charles Warburton Centenary Memorial Tournament

This 15-man ICCF international event started in July 2009 and the winner has just been confirmed. It is Panu Laine of Finland, who scored 101⁄2/14 with IM and SIM Norms. Congratulations to Panu! We are very fortunate that Panu has … Continue reading

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Tips to save money on postal costs, and more…

Dear Neil, I read the Yearbook from cover to cover and found it to be informative and entertaining. I would like to thank you for your words of encouragement over the past couple of years. You will recall I was considering … Continue reading

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Selected Openings

Recent results in our Selected Opening Tournaments, SOT Main Theme Thornton 1-0 Wood Wood 1-0 Thornton Grobler 1-0 Crawshaw Crawshaw 1-0 Grobler Crawshaw 1-0 Wood Grobler draws with Gallimore Gambit A Wright 1-0 Clough Thompson 0-1 Clough Grobler 1-0 Brook Clough 1-0 Brook … Continue reading

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William Mason Championship

The BCCA ‘William Mason’ Championship for 2010-11 is our premier event and determines who will be the club champion each year. The Championship is a promotion tournaments and this season we have a Championship section, four ‘Candidates’ sections and a … Continue reading

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New Email Tournament A80

The following new tournament has been started. Et A80 R.Cooper J. Halliday G.D. Dennison T. Brotherton

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New Email Tournament A79

The following new tournament has recently begun. Et A79 Anthony Tolliday A.R.A. Baker J. Etherington A. Dawkins

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