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Cotswold Chess Congress 2016

Cotswold Chess Congress

The event will be staged at King’s School in Gloucester over the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend – May 28th – 30th. Our website is at http://cotswoldcongress.co.uk/

U14 games 2016

[pgn]
[Event "U14 Jamboree"]
[Site "Churchill School Somerset"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Leif Hafstad"]
[Black "Ben Choo Yin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B22"]
[Annotator "Regis,Dave"]
[PlyCount "68"]

{You made a couple of second-best moves in the opening and then missed a
skewer. You later worked up a nice initiative the exchange down, but you
didn't have quite enough attack or enough time.} 1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5
4. d4 e6 {[#]} 5. Bc4 (5. Nf3 {is nearly always played: Bxd5 is not much of a

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 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 "2016.01.31"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Paulden, Tim"]
[Black "Martin, Steve"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A01"]
[PlyCount "64"]
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 d5 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. f4 Qe7 6. Nf3 f6 7. O-O Bg4 8. h3
Bh5 9. Qe1 a6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. Qh4 Bxf3 12. Rxf3 O-O-O 13. fxe5 Bxe5 14. d4
Bd6 15. Nd2 g5 16. Qf2 h5 17. Rf5 Re8 18. Nf1 h4 19. c4 Qe6 20. cxd5 cxd5 21.
Rc1 Bf4 22. Qc2 Bxe3+ 23. Nxe3 Qxe3+ 24. Kh1 Qg3 25. Qc6 Re1+ 26. Rf1 Rxf1+ 27.

DCCA Individual Competitions 2015/16

DCCA Individual Competitions 2015/16

2016 East Devon Congress

2016 East Devon Congress: 4th-6th March 2016, Exeter Corn Exchange

Christmas Greetings 2015

You won't be surprised to hear that we won't be meeting
on Friday 25th Dec or Friday 1st January, so the neet meeting
will be Friday 8th January 2016

Thanks for all your support and best wishes for Christmas and New Year

Our Christmas card features a chess puzzle; see the comments for hints!

Exeter & District League - Results 2015/16

League results (updated 17/05/2016)

Exeter 2-4 Tiverton (AWAY) Sun 1st Nov 2015

Exeter 2-4 Tiverton (AWAY) Sun 1st Nov 2015

190 Lorenz Hartmann (W) 0-1 Jack Rudd 216
185 Tim Paulden (B) ½-½ Mike Richardt 187
180 David Regis 1-0 Kevin Hurst 183
179 Christopher Lowe ½-½ Brian Hewson 176
155 Matthew Best 0-1 Simon Bartlett 167
131 Piet Dobber 0-1 Ivor Annetts 153

Negotiations about the date seemed endless, but it was all decided
quickly on the day we visited Tiverton in our first Bremridge League
fixture.

On top board, White played with ambition but not so much coordination
against the Semi-Slav, and allowed a quick Bd6-e5 trapping the Rook in

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Chess Quotes

From: arimakel@cc.Helsinki.FI (Ari Kalevi Makela)
"Like us as Black", beg the chess pieces," and you will anyway like us as White"
— Isaac BOLESLAVSKY