Raymond Burridge has won the 2014 BCCA Postal Silver Medal tournament with a score of 6.5/8. There are still some games ongoing but Raymond cannot be caught. The crosstable can be seen here: https://www.iccf.com/event?id=42096
The BCCA Championship, Candidates & Reserves for 2014/15 has today got underway with 74 players in 12 sections. An increased entry from last season for the 3rd season in succession. This comprises a Championship section of 11 players, 5 Candidates sections of 6 players each, and 6 Reserve sections. Good luck to all concerned! (All crosstables are on the ICCF webserver)
Well played to Colin Beveridge on winning the Trio by ½ a point from Robert Evans in a close fought contest. Colin is promoted to Class 3 and awarded 4 BCM Points
A clean sweep for Stephen Woodhouse in Class 1 Trio 85 with a perfect score of 4/4 – very well played. Stephen is now playing in Class 2 and is awarded a further 2 BCM Points.
Well played to Bill Clews on winning Class 2 Trio No.24 and Class 2 Trio No.34 with scores of 3/4 and 3.5/4 – Bill has been awarded 8 BCM Points in total and promoted to Class 3.
Congratulations to Gary Maguire on winning Class 2 Trio No.32 with a perfect score of 4/4, Gary has been promoted to Class 3 and awarded 4 BCM Points
Well played to Colin Cheek on winning the Trio with a score of 3.5/4, Colin has already been promoted to Class 2 as joint winner of Class 1 Trio No.78, he has been awarded a further 2 BCM Points.
Congratulations to Edmund Foulds on wining Class 3 Trio No.10 with a score of 3.5, Edmund is awarded 3, sort after, BCCA Master Points towards the Masters Title. The other players were David Coyne and Mike Richardt.
Stan Cranmer has won the 2013/14 BCCA Handicap tournament with a perfect score of 10 out of 10. 2nd place was Andy Lindop, 3rd was Steve Clark & 4th was Paul Terry.
Congratulations to Bill Clews on winning the tournament in a close fought finish with Colin Cheek. Bill scored 8.5 points and 8 wins and Colin finished on 8 points with 7 wins. Bill receives 5 BCM points and the engraved Bronze Medal, Colin receives 3 BCM points. Bill will play in the ‘Silver Tournament’ next time.
As an added bonus, Bill Clews has now accumulated 26 BCM points & is therefore awarded the BCCA Candidate Master (CM) Title. Congratulations to Bill!
The 2013/14 BCCA Championship Final has been won by our General Secretary Neil Limbert in a nail biting finish with Mark Eldridge and Dominique Conterno. Both Neil and Mark scored 7 points but Neil had the better SB score of 31.25 against Mark’s 31.00 – it could not have been closer. Neil wins 1st Prize of £100.00 + 12 BCCA Master Points. Together with his previous Master points he now earns the BCCA Master Title. He will also be presented with the ‘Charters Trophy’ at the AGM to hold for the next year. Mark in 2nd place receives £50.00 and 7 BCCA Master Points, Dominique in 3rd place scored 6.5 points and receives £25.00 and 3 BCCA Master points. Very well played gentlemen.
Prize money for the championship is being doubled for the 2014/15 competition and thereafter so don’t miss out, get your entries in before the 31st August.
Congratulations to Robert Bruce on winning the tournament and the ‘Bronze Medal’ with a score of 9/10 and 8 wins, very well played. Robert is also awarded 5 BCM Points and will play in the ‘Silver Tournament’ next year. Keith Dudeney came second with a score of 7.5/10 and 6 wins, Keith is awarded 3 BCM Points.
John Brasier is the latest BCCA member to achieve the BCCA Candidate Master (CM) Title. John won a Class 1 Trio, a Class 2 Trio & a BCCA Championship Candidates section. In addition, he came 2nd in a Silver Medal tournament, and just come 2nd in the British Championship Candidates Tournament for 2013/4. All these tournaments have earned him a total of 23 CM points – well done John!
Here are the final results for the 2013/14 season which have just been announced by the Tournament Director, Fred Clough.
Gambit Post/e-mail. Winner C.D.Gallimore 10. S.E.Cranmer 7.5 E.E.Wright 6.5 S.Olson 2.5 R.Crawshaw 2.5 C.Neil 1
Gambit (e-mail) Winner D.Cook 5.5 P.Douglass 4 P.H.Tibbert 2.5 S.Olson 0
J.M.Perinetti withdrew at the start.
Counter Gambit (e-mail) Winner C.D.Gallimore 3.5 D.Cook 2.5 P.H.Tibbert 0
J.M.Perinetti withdrew at the start
Well played to one and all.
Congratulations to Michael Krueger who has won Class 2 Trio No.28 with a perfect score of 4/4, very well played, Michael has been promoted to Class 3 and awarded 4 BCM Points.
John Dunn is the winner of Class 1 Trio No.76 with a score of 3.5/4 and has been promoted to Class 2, John also receives 2 BCM Points
Well played to Robert Evans on winning Class 2 Trio No.11 with a score of 3.5/4 Robert is promoted to Class 3 and awarded 4 BCM points.