Alfred “Eddy” Edmonds R.I.P.

Southern Daily Echo

Former police officer Alfred “Eddy” Edmonds has died at the age of 85. He was a strong chess player and was involved with the Woolston, Issoniams and Sarisbury chess clubs.

In the Southampton Chess League, Southampton A progressed to the next round of the Robertson Plate with a 3.5-1.5 win against Chandlers Ford A despite goof performances by the two Chandlers Ford bottom boards.

Basingstoke C became the first team to win a home league match in 2018 when they moved to the top of Division 5 when they beat Chandlers Ford C 3-1 despite Rose Saunders winning on board 4 for the visitors.


Chandlers Ford A 1,5 Southampton A 3.5
(D Holmes 0 F McLeod 1, G Stuart 0 G Jones 1, R Meredith 0 D Tarantino 1, S Murphy 0,5 T Chapman 0.5, K Lamb 1 D Agostinelli 0)

Basingstoke C 3 Chandlers Ford C 1

Basingstoke C531112.57.57
Southampton D32101025
Ringwood C3201664
Winchester C41035.510.52
Chandlers Ford C41035112

Article kindly provided by Malcolm Clarke and appears in the Southern Daily Echo for Saturday 20th January.

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