Thursday, 25 April 2013

Summer Cup - John Evans Memorial Trophy

Just a reminder that Round One of the Summer Cup starts on Tuesday April 30th. It will follow the usual format of a Swiss Tournament over six rounds.

As all League and Cup matches have now finished  the intention is to have all the rounds over the next six Tuesdays as follows:

Round 1 Tuesday 30th April
Round 2 Tuesday 7th May
Round 3 Tuesday 14th May
Round 4 Tuesday 21st May
Round 5 Tuesday 28th May
Round 6 Tuesday 4th June

Chess lesson "Finding the Best Moves; Quickly"

If you are unavailable for any of the above dates please let me know beforehand.

For this years competition we have over 20 entrants again with Dave Ireland the current holder of the Cup and the Runner Up was Bob Holmes.

I have found last years final results:-

D.Ireland    4         5          5.5
R.Holmes   3.5      4.5       5
E.Goodwin 3.5     3.5        4.5
CBlackburn 3        4           4
J.Harris       3        3           4
I.Evans        2        3          4
D.Rowlands 2        3         3
G.Cornell     2       3          3
H.Jones       2        2          3
D.Filer        2.5     2.5        2.5
J.Loughnane 2.5    2.5       2.5

Bava           2         2         2
J.McCann   2         2         2

S.Cobb       2        2         2
W.Beeston  1.5      1.5     1.5
S.Whitmore 1        2         3
P.Sweatman 1        1.5      1.5
R.Sian          1        1.5      2.5
T.Gazee        1        1          1
A.Paul          1         2         3
D.Sheward   0        0          1
T.White        0         0         0
J.Price          0        0          0

 We intend to have an AGM once the Summer Cup is over. Date to be announced.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

KO Cup and Plate Final Results


Congratulations go to Coventry Chess A team who comprehensively beat Nuneaton B in the KO Cup Final.

They secured a 4-0 win Over Nuneaton B

The winning team was: Mark Page, Dave Ireland, Ed Goodwin and Joshua Pink 

In the Plate Final Coventry G drew 2-2 with Nuneaton C however with the handicap of 1.25 this means Coventry G secure the win.

This was another excellent result by the G team in the fact over the board they drew with a strong Second Division side and were out graded on all boards. A very impressive result by all the 4 players

Daniel Rowlands, Trevor Beesley, Tim Sheasby and John Fail.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

KO Cup Final and Summer Cup

The arrangements for the KO Cup and Plate Final have now been confirmed.

They are as follows:

Venue: Massey Fergusons. Start time 7.30pm

The venue will be considered a "Neutral Venue" Therefore colours will need to be drawn.


Coventry Chess Club A v Nuneaton B


Coventry Chess G v Nuneaton C       (Coventry Chess receive 1.25 advantage)

There will of course still be friendlies and all members are welcome to support the two Coventry teams we have in the Final.


The Summer Cup will start on the 30th April First Round. We have over 20 entrants so far. I think I have spoken to everyone if they wish to take part, but if I have not spoken to you and you wish to take part do let me know.
Finally, Will anyone beat Dave Ireland this year and stop him getting his hands on the trophy yet again!

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

KO Cup Results

KO Cup Results

Coventry Chess B 1(1.5)  2.5 v 3   Nuneaton B
Coventry Chess C 1 (1.5) 2.5 v 3 Coventry Chess A

Therefore the Final will be between Coventry Chess Club A v Nuneaton B 23rd April 7.30

Venue: Massey Ferguson - To Be confirmed.