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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.

East Devon Congress 2017

New posts - Thu, 27/10/2016 - 14:16
2017 East Devon Congress: 10th-12th March 2017, Exeter Corn Exchange

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Games for How Good Is Your Chess?

New posts - Wed, 26/10/2016 - 23:15
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[Event "Lloyds Bank op 14th"]
[Site "London"]
[Date "1990.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "White, Randy"]
[Black "Al Marif, S."]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C51"]
[Annotator "Regis,Dave"]
[PlyCount "33"]
[EventDate "1990.08.??"]
[EventType "swiss"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "ENG"]
[Source "ChessBase"]
[SourceDate "1996.11.15"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. O-O d6 7. d4 exd4 8.
cxd4 Bb6 9. Re1 Bg4 10. Bb2 Qf6 11. e5 dxe5 12. dxe5 Qf4 13. e6 Bxf3 14. exf7+
Kf8 15. fxg8=Q+ Rxg8 16. Ba3+ Ne7 17. Bxe7+ 1-0

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[pgn]

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Riviera Mini-Simul against U9 juniors

New posts - Thu, 13/10/2016 - 18:58

In order to get a bit of material to think about a future training event, Devon U9 Team co-Manager, Ben Sturt, took on the might of the U9 entry in a 7-board mini-simul.

These were the games... more on this later!

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[Event "Mini-simul"]
[Site "Churston Grammar"]
[Date "2016. 1.10"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Sturt,Ben"]
[Black "U9"]
[Result "*"]
[ECO "C40"]
[EventDate "2016. 1.10"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Bb4 3. c3 Nf6 4. cxb4 Nxe4 5. Nxe5 O-O 6. d3 Nxf2 7. Kxf2 Qf6+ 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Bd2 Nd4 10. Bc3 Nxf3 11. Bxf6 *

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[Event "Mini-simul"]
[Site "Churston Grammar"]

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Club Champion's Simul 2016

Exeter Chess Club: Dr.Dave's Blog - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 23:00

Club Champion's Simultaneous Display 11th October 2016
Jeremie Poschmann

1/2 vs Brian Aldwin
1-0 vs Will Marjoram
1-0 vs Ian Simpson
1-0 vs Barry Page-Thomas
0-1 vs Sean Pope
1/2 vs Richard Scholes
1-0 vs Richard Player
0-1 vs Alan Dean
+/- vs Leif Hafstad
0-1 vs Paul O'Neill
0-1 vs Tim Paulden
0-1 vs Alan Smith
0-1 vs Giles Body

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Club Champion's Simul 2016

New posts - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 23:00

Club Champion's Simultaneous Display 11th October 2016
Jeremie Poschmann

1/2 vs Brian Aldwin
1-0 vs Will Marjoram
1-0 vs Ian Simpson
1-0 vs Barry Page-Thomas
0-1 vs Sean Pope
1/2 vs Richard Scholes
1-0 vs Richard Player
0-1 vs Alan Dean
+/- vs Leif Hafstad
0-1 vs Paul O'Neill
0-1 vs Tim Paulden
0-1 vs Alan Smith
0-1 vs Giles Body

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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
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