BCCA member Austin Lockwood has achieved his 2nd ICCF International Master (IM ) Norm, whilst playing for Wales in the European Team Championship. Austin now needs one more Norm to earn the IM Title. Well played Austin!
Ron Cooper has won Class 1 No.110 Trio with a score of 3.5/4 and returns to Class 2, Ron is also awarded a further 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points bringing his total to 13 – Well Played.
Ben Wood and Richard Akrill have tied for first place in Class 2 Trio No.51 with three points each. Both players are promoted to Class 3 and will receive 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points each.
Both Alan Marshall and Ray Cox have finished with 3 points apiece in Class 1 Trio No.108, Alan however allowed one of his games to default on time which means the result is awarded to Ray who receives 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points and returns to Class 2. Alan has apologised for his error which was unintentional.
Congratulations to Dennis Broadway on winning this close fought Class 3 Trio No.25 by ½ point from David Cook. Dennis secures the 3 sought after BCCA Master Points bringing his total to 6.
Congratulations to William Lindberg on winning Class 1 Trio No.120 with a perfect score of 4/4. William receives 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points and is promoted to class 2.
Very well played to John Brasier in Class 3 Trio No.26 – John is the 1st Player to win a Class 3 Trio with a perfect score of 4/4, he has been awarded 3 sought after BCCA Master Points bringing his total to 18 and needs just 2 more for the BCCA Master Title.
The champions of the webserver BCCL (British CC League) are the Scheming Mind Hounds team. Congratulations to Phill Beckett (Capt) & his team. The crosstable can be seen here: https://www.iccf.com/event?id=49415
The BCCL consists of 8-player teams, where each player plays 2 games v one opponent. There are three divisions (Championship, Division One, Division Two) with 9 teams in each division – over 200 players in total!
Eric Nettles has won his final game in the Tom Paterson Memorial & is the only player to finish with a perfect score of 8/8! Congratulations & well played to Eric! He wins the £80 1st prize & the Millard Silver King.
There is still one game remaining in the tournament which will decide the minor placings See:
The latest BCCA magazine (CC194) is being posted over the next few days. Includes articles by Stan Grayland, Tim Harding, Paul Terry, Mike Read & Hamilton McMillan. It also includes the last quarterly book sale from the Hawley library.
Congratulations to Andrew Dearnley on winning Class 3 Trio No.18 with a score of 3/4 – well played. Andrew has been awarded 3 coveted BCCA Master Points
Well played to Ron Cooper on winning Class 1 Trio No.114 with a score of 3.5/4, Ron returns to Class 2 and is awarded a further 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points.
Roger Pearce and Ron Cooper are joint winners of Class 1 Trio No.112 and are awarded 1 BCCA Candidate Master Point each. Roger has already been promoted to Class 2 and a new Class 2 Trio will start for Ron as soon as other Players are available. Well played both.
Congratulations to Malcolm Winter on winning Class 1 Trio No.118 with a score of 3.5/4. Malcolm returns to Class 2 and is awarded a further 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points bringing his total to 5 – well played.
Congratulations to Philip Tolhurst who has won Class 3 Trio No.17 with a score of 2.5/4 and is awarded 3 BCCA Master Points bringing his total to 4. It was a close fought match with Gary Maguire and Colin Beveridge – well played all.
Malcolm Winter has sent us some details of a new TV Show he is producing called ‘CheckMate.’ It is based on the old BBC Master Game and the presenter is ‘Anna Richardson.‘ For those that are interested here is a link to the shows Website The show has already been taken up by German TV and we can only hope that we will see it over here on ‘Free to View’ as well. We wish Malcolm well with this project – he is happy to answer any questions about and can be reached via email
Antony Copsey and Robert Rozanski are Joint Winners of Class 2 Trio No.47 with a score of 3/4 – both players are promoted to Class and share the BCCA Candidate Master Points with 2 each – well played.
Congratulations to Martin Hardwick who has won Class 1 Trio No.96 with a score of 3.5/4. Martin has been awarded 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points and promoted to Class 2 – well played
Class 1 Trio No.102 – Congratulations to New Member, Richard Akrill on his second Class 1 win. Richard is already playing in Class 2 and receives a further 2 BCCA Candidate Master points.
New Member, Richard Tillett has won his first Class 1 Trio No.111 with a perfect score of 4/4 – very well played. Richard is now promoted to Class 2 and awarded 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points to start his campaign.
Despite Monika Gergelova’s time defaults in Class 1 Trio No.109, Roger Pearce was ahead in both games and would have won the Trio had play continued, he is therefore promoted to Class 2 and awarded 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points to start his campaign.
Well played to our Match Captain, Russell Sherwood on winning Class 2 Trio No,50 with a score of 3/4 in a close fought match against Dennis Broadway and Bill Lindberg. Russell is awarded 4 BCCA Candidate Master Points and promoted to Class 3.
Congratulations to, New Member, Edward Burke who has won Class 1 Trio No.106 with a perfect score of 4/4 despite the ‘Time Default’ by Devin Dingler, Edward was well ahead in the game concerned and would have won if play had continued. He is promoted to Class 2 and awarded 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points
Two more players have reached the magical 20 CM points barrier and are awarded the BCCA Candidate Master (CM) Title. Brian Thompson won the British Candidates tournament (to add to a previous BCCA Candidates victory & a 2nd place in the BCCC Candidates in 2012/3), and Derek Gallimore won a BCCA Postal Candidates taking his total to 20. Congratulations to both players.