CHESS FOR SOUTHERN DAILY ECHO DATED SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018
Other than the Robertson Cup fixtures and the Chandlers Ford club derby early Southampton Chess League fixtures are –
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 Southampton B v Southampton A Division 1
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Basingstoke A v Andover A Division 2
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Hamble B v Southampton C Division 2
Thursday 4th October 2018 Ringwood B v Salisbury B Division 3
Tuesday 9th October 2018 Southampton D v Winchester C Division 4
Thursday 11th October 2018 Salisbury B v Andover B Division 3
Thursday 11th October 2018 Ringwood C v Fareham B Division 5
In the opening match of the season Chandlers Ford B beat Chandlers Ford C 1 despite being outgraded on three of the four boards.
Hampshire teams are entering both the Open section and the section for players graded under 150. Both teams are playing Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire on a home and away basis with both teams starting with away fixtures. Today (29th September) the grading restricted team travel to Buckinghamshire, while the following week the senior team travel to play Oxfordshire.
Result Division 3 Chandlers Ford B 3 Chandlers Ford C 1 (P Przybycin 1 Manoj Chandar 0, S Murphy 1 R Sims 0, J Kooner 0 Maha Chandar 1, S Kay 1 K Lamb 0) Game for grading purposes only N George 1 D Creasey 0
News provided by Malcolm Clarke