Bardish win Online Team Blitz

The 1st Essex Online Team Blitz was won today by “Bardish” – an amalgamation of Barking and Cavendish. The Online Team Blitz competition was organised by Tom Barton and attracted nine entries and held on lichess.org. All players were identified by their lichess.org usernames, so most were unaware of their opponents true identity! This is standard practice with online chess and in keeping with the ECA Playing of Online Chess Policy and will be followed within this report! Starting at […]

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Essex Online Championship

ECA Policy for the Playing of Chess Online Announcing the Essex Online Championship and the ECA Policy for the Playing of Chess Online The Essex Online Championship is an ECF online standard rated 5-round Swiss tournament(s) in July and August open to those with an association with Essex. In addition to the traditional Open, there will be grade limited sections according to entry. The new ECA online policy and the ECF’s Online Fair Play and Anti-Cheating Rules will apply. Further […]

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Match M – Final

Played 24 October 2019, at Wanstead Board WANSTEAD B R1 R2 WANSTEAD A 1 Kyan Bui 182Aj (B, W) 1-0 ½-½ Steve Rix 180C (W, B) 2 Terry Whitton 170C 1-0 ½-½ Ian Hunnable 179C 3 Alin Chirea-Florica 164A 0-1 1-0 David Spearman 172A 4 Larry Marden 159C 1-0 ½-½ Charlton Siddo 134C 5 Philip Staniland 158A 1-0 1-0 Jay Sharman 119B Ave grade: 167 4-1 3½-1½ Ave grade: 157 WANSTEAD B 7½-2½ WANSTEAD A January 2019  Grades Missing no […]

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Match L2 – SF Replay

Played 17 September 2019, at Wanstead Board WANSTEAD B R1 R2 Loughton 1 Kyan Bui 182Aj (W, B) ½-½ 1-0 Kevin Bowmer 183B (B, W) 2 Vladimir Parols 176C 1-0 1-0 Bill Stirling 168D 3 Paul Bancroft 173C 0-1 ½-½ David Faulkner 154C 4 Alin Chirea-Florica 164A 1-0 ½-½ Martin van Tol 151E (Jan) 5 Philip Staniland 158A 1-0 0-1 Graham Kershaw 146D  Ave. Grade 170.6 3½-1½ 3-2 Ave Grade 160.4 WANSTEAD B 6½-3½ Loughton August 2019 Grades Blow-by-blow – […]

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Match L – SF

Played 28 August, 2019, at Loughton Board Loughton R1 R2 WANSTEAD B 1 Kevin Bowmer 183B (W, B) ½-½ ½-½ Kyan Bui 182A (B, W) 2 Bill Stirling 168D 0-1 1-0 Paul Bancroft 173C 3 David Faulkner 154C 0-1 1-0 Terry Whitton 170C 4 Martin van Tol 151E (Jan) 1-0 0-1 Philip Staniland 158A 5 Graham Kershaw 146D 1-0 0-1 Mark Murrell 159B 2½-2½ 2½-2½ BC 14 Loughton 5-5 WANSTEAD B BC14 Board Count level. Board elimination fails to break […]

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Match K – SF

Played 13 August 2019, at Wanstead Board WANSTEAD A R1 R2 WRITTLE 1 John Hodgson [197C] 202C (B, W) ½-½ ½-½ FM Andrew Lewis [211E] 214D (W, B) 2 Ian Hunnable [182D] 179C 0-1 0-1 Russell White [192C] 191C 3 Steve Rix [181C] 180C 1-0 1-0 Edgar Wilson [u/g] 186F 4 David Spearman [181A] 172A ½-½ ½-½ Ivan Myall [186C] 181C 5 Partha Mulay [171C*] 165E 1-0 1-0 Amadeu Alegret Grino [173A] 163A *July 2018 3-2 3-2 WANSTEAD A 6-4 WRITTLE […]

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Match J – QF

Played 18 July 2019, at Barking Board BARKING A R1 R2 WANSTEAD B 1 David Sands 209C (W, B) 1-0 ½-½ Vladimir Parols 174C (B, W) 2 Jeff Goldberg 191C 0-1 ½-½ Kyan Bui 163A 3 Peter Jaszkiwskyj 175B 1-0 0-1 Larry Marden 159D 4 John White 165C ½-½ ½-½ Philip Staniland 157A 5 Colin Ramage 150D ½-½ 0-1 Alin Chirea-Florica 156D 3-2 1½-3½ BARKING A 4½-5½ WANSTEAD B All grades Rapid Another close QF with the visitors overturning a grading disadvantage […]

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Match G – QF

Played 16 July 2019, at Wanstead Board WANSTEAD A R1 R2 BASILDON 1 John Hodgson 197C (W, B) ½-½ ½-½ Justin Baptie 168E (B, W) 2 Manuel Perez Carballo 195E 1-0 ½-½ Dave Kraszewski 171C 3 Ian Hunnable 182D ½-½ ½-½ Sean Clarke 1694C 4 Steve Rix 181C 0-1 ½-½ Arunas Gevilas 159C 5 David Spearman 181A 1-0 ½-½ Peter Laundy 162C 3-2 2½-2½ WANSTEAD A 5½-4½ BASILDON Both sides were below full strength, but put on a closely contested match. […]

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Match C – Round 1

Played 26 JuNE 2019, at Writtle Board WRITTLE R1 R2 Wanstead C 1 FM Andrew Lewis 211E r (W, B) 1-0 1-0 Keith Jones 142C r 2 Amadeu Alegret Grino 173A r 1-0 1-0 John Keehner 142E r (2018) 3 John Moore 173C r 1-0 1-0 Peter Nickals 142C r 4 Edgar Wilson 166e 1-0 1-0 David Smith 130A r 5 Jim Howson 169D r (R1) 1-0 Ben Harte 131B r Andrew Forrester 131C (s) (R2) ½-½ 5-0 4½-½ WRITTLE 9½-½ […]

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Match F – Round 1

Played 25 June 2019, at Wanstead Board WANSTEAD B R1 R2 Thurrock 1 Vladimir Parols 174C r  (B, W) 1-0 1-0 Joe Derrett 159E r (W, B) 2 Kyan Bui 163A r 1-0 ½-½ Ian Woodward 121F r 3 Larry Marden 159D r 1-0 0-1 Francis Butterworth-Parr 142Er 4 Philip Staniland 157A r 1-0 1-0 Andrew Offord 114F r 5 Alin Chirea-Florica 156D r 1-0 1-0 Marcin Daczkowski, 103D s 5-0 3½-1½ WANSTEAD B 8½-1½ Thurrock WANSTEAD B progress to […]

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