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Exeter Chess Club [MAP] is a strong and thriving club in Devon (South-West England), established in 1895, which plays in the Exeter and District Chess League and the leagues organised by the Devon County Chess Association.

This website tells you about the club and its junior wing and keeps members and visitors up to date with developments; you might be particularly interested in our coaching materials and Dr.Dave's Chess Coaching Blog.

 
 

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U14 Training Day 2016

Thanks to everyone who came and worked so hard all day on Saturday.

We hope you enjoyed the day and went away with lots to think about and
work on during the next year.

Some notes:

1. We have made a page with links about the day here:
http://www.exeterchessclub.org.uk/content/u14-training-day-2016
(this page!)

2. I talked about a draft of a book I am working on and invited comments
about but I forgot to hand it out! If you'd like to see a copy let me know.

3. Thank you for your feedback about the day; further comments are

Exeter Junior Chess Club Championship 2015-16

Updated Fri 14th Jan 2016

Exeter 3½-4½ Newton Abbot Peter Rooke Cup 9th January 2016

1 Tim PAULDEN (185) (B) 0-1 John FRASER (176) (W)
2 Giles BODY (163) (W) ½-½ Paul BROOKS (158) (B)
3 Andy FRANGLETON (147) ½-½ Andrew KINDER (151)
4 Sean POPE (142) 0-1 Vignesh RAMESH (141)
5 Reece WHITTINGTON (131) 0-1 Wilf TAYLOR (131)
6 William MARJORAM (115) 1-0 Jacquie BARBER-LAFON (122)
7 Richard PLAYER (115) ½-½ Joshua BLACKMORE (100)
8 Richard SCHOLES (111) 1-0 Michael HUSSEY (99)
TOTAL Exeter 3½-4½ Newton Abbot

Exeter visited Newton Abbot on Saturday and came away with some pride
but with second place.

DCCA Individual Competitions 2015/16 - Games

[pgn]
[Event "DCCA Devon Championship 2015-16"]
[Site "Devon, England"]
[Date "2016.01.17"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Hurst, Kevin"]
[Black "Hartmann, Lorenz"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B09"]
[PlyCount "70"]
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. e5 Nfd7 7. e6 fxe6 8. Ng5
Nb6 9. Be3 Nc6 10. Qd2 e5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. d5 Nd4 13. O-O-O Nxd5 14. Bc4 c6
15. Rdf1 Bf5 16. h4 b5 17. Bxd5+ cxd5 18. Bxd4 exd4 19. Ne2 Rc8 20. Rxf5 Rxf5
21. Ne6 Qd6 22. Nxg7 Kxg7 23. h5 Rcf8 24. h6+ Kg8 25. Qxd4 Qe5 26. Qd3 Rf1+ 27.

DCCA Individual Competitions 2015/16

DCCA Individual Competitions 2015/16