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Exeter 3½-4½ Newton Abbot Peter Rooke Cup Semi-Final 28th Jan 2017

Exeter Chess Club: Dr.Dave's Blog - Sat, 28/01/2017 - 00:00

The visitors took an early lead when, on bottom board, Brian's extra
piece got sidetracked and the opposition's pawns rolled unstoppably
forward. (0-1)

It looked like we would be two down when Will lost a pawn early on,
but, with his opponent focussing on the Queen's-side, he picked up a piece
and put together some decisive threats on the other wing. (1-1)

Always-enterprising Chris Lowe did his best to upset Trefor's solid
build-up, but after some tense manoeuvres, was happy to agree a draw
when White refused to be distracted. (1½-1½)

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Exeter 3½-4½ Newton Abbot Peter Rooke Cup Semi-Final 28th Jan 2017

New posts - Sat, 28/01/2017 - 00:00

The visitors took an early lead when, on bottom board, Brian's extra
piece got sidetracked and the opposition's pawns rolled unstoppably
forward. (0-1)

It looked like we would be two down when Will lost a pawn early on,
but, with his opponent focussing on the Queen's-side, he picked up a piece
and put together some decisive threats on the other wing. (1-1)

Always-enterprising Chris Lowe did his best to upset Trefor's solid
build-up, but after some tense manoeuvres, was happy to agree a draw
when White refused to be distracted. (1½-1½)

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Exeter & District League - Results 2016/17

New posts - Mon, 09/01/2017 - 01:20
League results (updated 09/01/2017)

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Club competition results

New posts - Sat, 12/11/2016 - 15:27

This year's results from menu to your left

Previous year's results also to your left

Longer ago: see Roll of Honour

Exeter Chess Club Championship 2016-17

New posts - Sat, 12/11/2016 - 15:24

tbd

Duck Chess

New posts - Sun, 06/11/2016 - 16:34
It's like chess, only with a duck. The duck is on the chess board at all times. It cannot be moved through or taken, and the square it occupies is for the duck alone. Every chess move must be followed by a duck move. The duck can be moved to any square on the board. So, a game might start: 1. e4/De6 (preventing 1...e5 and 1...e6) 1...c5/De2 (preventing developing of Queen or Bishop) 2.

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Devon Juniors Training Day Sat 5th Nov 2016

New posts - Sun, 06/11/2016 - 14:51

Materials from the event are linked below.

Very many thanks to Paul O'Neill, Julian Bacon, Ben Sturt and Steve Keay for running the day.

Thanks too to Andrew Ashenhurst and St Peter's School for hosting.

Re: Fwd: [exeterchessclub] Summaer Coaching Sessions 2013

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Sun, 14/07/2013 - 22:57
... Well done Pike, I was wondering who would be the first to spot that... Dr D Mainwaring

Summaer Coaching Sessions 2013

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Fri, 12/07/2013 - 21:52
We've had some requests for sessions and I propose to operate as follows: 7.30pm kickoff, in the small bar 15th July Middlegame gym 22nd July Opening Workshop

Fwd: Chess player in Honiton

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Tue, 09/07/2013 - 21:53
*Hi folks Anyone fancy a go at this one? * ... volunteer to play chess with people who are isolated in their homes ? ... I'll put you in touch if you do.

Re: John Humphrys on chess

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Wed, 19/06/2013 - 19:05
... As normal as they get... Once the playoffs for the club championships are over, I'm planning to do some sessions with a coaching purpose. cheers D

Re: John Humphrys on chess

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Wed, 19/06/2013 - 19:04
... We might even be employing people over the summer... I'll have a word with my fellow Director, Angela, on Friday, and get back to you. cheers D

Re: John Humphrys on chess

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Wed, 19/06/2013 - 14:51
apologies for my e-mail, it was meant for just Dave ________________________________ From: Dr Dave Regis To:

Re: John Humphrys on chess

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Wed, 19/06/2013 - 08:04
I didn't know Dominic lawson was a chess player.   By the way Dave you couldn't make use of an 18-year old at work for a few hours a week for a few weeks

John Humphrys on chess

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Tue, 18/06/2013 - 21:03
In case you missed it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21798090 D

Re: ADVERTISEMENT Summer Coaching Sessions 2013

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Tue, 07/05/2013 - 08:05
... Fine idea Jon - happy to do one of those. D

Re: ADVERTISEMENT Summer Coaching Sessions 2013

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Tue, 07/05/2013 - 08:05
... Fine idea Jon - happy to do one of those. D

Re: ADVERTISEMENT Summer Coaching Sessions 2013

Exeter Chess Yahoo Group - Tue, 07/05/2013 - 07:55
Hi Dave, Yes - be great idea. What I think might be quite good is to take a few positions - possibly not highly tactical ones - but then just look how you
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