Congratulations to Edmund Foulds on winning Class 3 Trio No. 31 with an impressive score of 3/4. Edmund will receive 3 BCCA Master points taking his total to 6 (20 needed to gain the title.)
Very well played to Richard Tillett on winning the above Class 3 Trio No.34 with a perfect score of 4/4. Richard will receive his first 3 BCCA Master points (20 needed to gain the title.)
Congratulations to Alex Sherwood winning both Class 1 Trio No.126 with a clean sweep of 4/4 and Class 2 Trio No. 59 with a score of 3.5/4, Alex has been promoted to Class 3 and has been awarded 6 BCCA Candidate Master Points in total.
Congratulations to Keith Dudeney on winning Class 1 Trio No.130 with a perfect score of 4/4. Keith is awarded 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points taking his total to 13 (20 needed to gain the title) Unfortunately there will be no promotion awarded from this trio due to the silent withdrawal of one of the players
Congratulations to Yosua Sitorus on winning Class 2 Trio No.62 with an impressive score of 3.5/4. Yosua is now promoted to Class 3 and receives 4 BCCA Candidate Master Points, taking his total to 10 (10 more needed to gain the title.) Class 3 Players can also enter Class Two Trios if they wish to continue earning BCM Points
Current BCCA President Stan Grayland has been awarded the BCCA Master (BM) Title having accumulated 20 BM points: well played Stan! The points were awarded from winning the BCCA Championship in 2014/5; coming joint 2nd in the 2015/6 Championship, and winning the 2012 Postal Gold tournament.
The full list of BCCA Title holders can be seen here: http://www.bccachess.org/members/bcca-titles-within-reach-of-every-player/current-title-holders-and-year-awarded/
The current accumulated Points lists of all BCCA players can be seen here: http://www.bccachess.org/members/bcca-titles-within-reach-of-every-player/title-points-awarded/
Brian Thompson won the inaugural BCCA Rapidplay Cup with a score of 4.5/6. Well played Brian!
I hope members will support the 2nd Rapidplay Cup (start date 1 January 2017) which you can enter online now or via your Renewal form.
The latest BCCA magazine (CC196) is currently being posted to members. The all-important Membership Renewal form is enclosed so that you can choose your tournaments for next season. There are other articles by EP Nettles, M Donnelly, J Corfield, M Read, R Burridge as well as the usual columns by Ian Watson & Hamilton McMillan. Extra copies are available at a cost of £3.00 each.
Editor Neil Limbert & Production Assistant Graham Pattrick are now retiring from their magazine roles after over a decade of involvement. The new magazine Editor will be Russell Sherwood whose first Issue will be in September. We wish Russell well in his new role!
Mark Eldridge is the new BCCA Champion after winning the 2015/6 William Mason Championship Final. Congratulations to Mark! There is still one game ongoing in the Final but Mark cannot be caught: the crosstable can be seen here: https://www.iccf.com/event?id=55374
Congratulations to Jim Fox for winning Class 1 Trio No.125 with a perfect score of 4/4. Jim is promoted to Class 2 and receives 2 BCCA Candidate Master points taking his total to 7 (20 needed to gain the title.}
Well played to Brian Robinson on winning the Class 1 Trio No.131 with an impressive score of 3.5/4. Brian is promoted to Class 2 and will receive 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points taking his total to 3 (20 required to gain the title.}
Congratulations to Trevor Carr on winning Class 3 Trio No.28 with a score of 3/4. Trevor has been awarded 3, sought after, BCCA Master Points bringing his total to 9
Congratulations to Ron Cooper on winning the Class 1 Trio No.133 with a perfect score of 4/4. Ron (having already gained the BCM title) will now play in Class 3 to compete for BCCA Master Points
Members can now renew their membership (or new members can join) & enter tournaments for the 2016/7 season. Membership lasts until 31 August 2017. Full details of all the tournaments will be found in the Summer magazine: this is currently still at the printers but I hope to be able to post it to members within the next couple of weeks. However, if you already know which tournaments you want to enter, you can renew straight away!
Membership Renewal for current members.
Join BCCA for new members.
When you have completed the application or renewal form you will then be taken to the ‘Payment Page’ to pay your membership & enter your tournaments. for 2016/17 Thank you!
Well played to Alex Relyea who has won Class 2 Trio No.48 with a score of 3/4. Alex is now promoted to Class 3 and has been awarded 4 BCCA Candidate Master Points.
Congratulations to Eoin Campbell on winning Cass 2 Trio No. 61 with an impressive score of 3.5/4. Eoin is promoted to class 3 and will receive 4 BCCA Candidate Master Points taking his total to 16 (only 4 more required to gain the title).
Ron Cooper has won tightly fought Class 2 Trio No.60 with a score of 2.5/4. Ron is promoted to Class 3, and receives 4 BCCA Candidate Master points taking his total to 20. As a result Ron has been awarded the title of BCCA Candidate Master. Well done Sir!!
Well played to Raymond Cox on winning Class 1 Trio No.129 with a perfect score of 4/4 Raymond is promoted to Class 2 and will receive 2 BCCA Candidate Master points taking his total to 17 , 20 needed to gain the title
Congratulations to Dennis Broadway on winning Class 3 Trio No.24 with a score of 3/4. Dennis is awarded 3 sort after BCCA Master Points bring his total to 9, just 11 more to go for the title.
Colin Cheek is the winner of Class 2 Trio No.58 with an impressive score of 3.5/4 against Malcolm Winter and Keith Dudeney. Colin is promoted to class 3 and awarded 4 BCCA Candidate Master Points taking his total to 12 (only 8 more needed to gain the title!)
BCCA has crushed the Australian Kangaroos by a score of 35-17 in our match which began in 2015. The match was played over 26 boards & the full crosstable and games can be seen here: https://www.iccf.com/event?id=54073 Well played to all the players involved!
Ron Cooper has become the 19th BCCA member to be awarded the BCCA Candidate Master (CM) Title. Ron obtained the necessary 20 CM points by winning, or jointly winning, eight different Class 1 & Class 2 Trio events over a period of almost 5 years. This shows the value of playing in the BCCA Trio tournaments & well done to Ron for his perseverance & skill!
The full list of BCCA Title holders can be found here: http://www.bccachess.org/members/bcca-titles-within-reach-of-every-player/current-title-holders-and-year-awarded/
The full list of current BCCA Title Points awarded (to players who haven’t yet been awarded the Title) can be seen here: http://www.bccachess.org/members/bcca-titles-within-reach-of-every-player/title-points-awarded/