Hampshire Lead the Chiltern Open

Gloucestershire Junior Chess

Hampshire scored 5.5 points in the latest instalment of the Chiltern Open jamboree, played at Basingstoke on 2nd December 2017, with wins for Bill McDougall, Fraser McLeod, Gareth Jones, Phil Stimpson and Tim Davis. Oxfordshire scored 6.5 points; Berkshire 3 points; Buckinghamshire did not compete.

Hampshire players in bold text. Result
Bd. Name Grade     Grade Name
1 John Wager 194 0 1 187 Bill McDougall
2 Christopher Archer-Lock 180 0.5 0.5 186 Will Burt
3 David Fowler 180 0 1 174 Ray Starkie
4 Mike March 172 0.5 0.5 169 Charles Bullock
5 Nikhil Kadambadi 168 0 1 175 Fraser McLeod
6 Gareth A Jones 173 1 0 172 Gary Jackson
7 Sean Terry 166 1 0 164 Paul Janota
8 Mike Marlow 163 0.5 0.5 169 Stuart Knox
9 Phil Stimpson 168 1 0 161 Peter Isaksen
10 Ivan Stipcevic 168 0 1 161 Neil Staples
11 Graham Cole 159 0 1 155 George Green
12 Philip Ware 106 0 1 165 Tim Davis
13 Richard Beckett 150 1 0 106 Philip Ware
14 Gillian Moore 141 0 1 147 Nigel Dennis
15 Michael Redmond 145 0 1 149 Asif Hameed

The next round will be hosted by Berkshire on Saturday 27th January. After 2 rounds, this gives the following overall standings:

  1. Hampshire 11½ pts,
  2. Oxfordshire 11 pts,
  3. Berkshire 8½ pts,
  4. Buckinghamshire 4 pts.

The 2017-18 Open team competition is being conducted as a jamboree over ten boards and four rounds. The fixtures are:

    • Sat 07 Oct 2017 round 1, Oxford
    • Sat 02 Dec 2017 round 2, Hampshire
    • Sat 27 Jan 2018 round 3, Berkshire
    • Sat 10 Mar 2018 round 4, Buckinghamshire

Update kindly provided by Fraser McLeod

 

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