Exeter & District League - Results 2016/17

League results (updated 09/01/2017)

Note: In each game, the person who played with the White pieces receives an asterisk (*) after their name.

Premiership (Grading limit 640)

29/11/2016: Sidmouth Scorpions 3.5-0.5 Exmouth Eagles     [S Martin* 1-0 S Murray; I Gregory 1-0 A Dean*; C Keen* 1-0 M Belt; P Dillon 0.5-0.5 R Jones*]

TeamPlayedWDLFAPoints
Sidmouth Scorpions11003.50.52
Exeter Bishops0000000
Exeter Rooks0000000
Exmouth Eagles10010.53.50

Championship (Grading limit 480)

23/11/2016: Tiverton Thinkers 1-3 Just Seaton     [I Annetts 0-1 S Dean*; G Fotheringham* 0.5-0.5 A Dowse; S Honeyball 0-1 H Welch*; A Brinkley* 0.5-0.5 B Marsh]

24/11/2016: East Budleigh Explorers 1.5-2.5 Sidmouth Stars     [B Gosling 1-0 C Keen*; B Newcombe* 0.5-0.5 N Bacon; Mike Lee 0-1 P Dillon*; Max Lee* 0-1 R Cubbon]

06/12/2016: Sidmouth Stars 1.5-2.5 Exeter Gambits     [S Martin* 1-0 W Marjoram; N Bacon 0-1 R Whittington*; P Hills* 0.5-0.5 R Scholes; P Leask 0-1 B Aldwin*]

TeamPlayedWDLFAPoints
Just Seaton1100312
Exeter Gambits11002.51.52
Sidmouth Stars2101442
East Budleigh Explorers10011.52.50
Tiverton Thinkers1001130

Rapidplay (Grading limit 600)

25/10/2016: Exeter Gambits Rapid 1.5-2.5 Fast Seaton     [First match in fixture - J Morrison* 0-1 S Martin; W Marjoram 0-1 S Dean*; B Aldwin* 0.5-0.5 C Keen; R Scholes 1-0 M Adams*]

25/10/2016: Exeter Gambits Rapid 1-3 Fast Seaton     [Second match in fixture - J Morrison 0-1 S Martin*; W Marjoram* 0.5-0.5 S Dean; B Aldwin 0-1 C Keen*; R Scholes* 0.5-0.5 M Adams]

15/11/2016: Exeter Gambits Rapid 2-2 Exeter Prestissimo     [First match in fixture - J Morrison 1-0 G Body*; W Marjoram* 0-1 S Pope; B Aldwin 0-1 R Player*; R Scholes* 1-0 J Maloney]

15/11/2016: Exeter Gambits Rapid 2-2 Exeter Prestissimo     [Second match in fixture - J Morrison* 1-0 G Body; W Marjoram 1-0 S Pope*; B Aldwin* 0-1 R Player; R Scholes 0-1 J Maloney*]

16/11/2016: Exmouth Eels 3-1 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [First match in fixture - M Abbott* 1-0 J Morrison; M Shaw 1-0 E Palmer*; O Wensley* 1-0 W Marjoram; I Grist 0-1 B Aldwin*]

16/11/2016: Exmouth Eels 3-1 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [Second match in fixture - M Abbott 1-0 J Morrison*; M Shaw* 1-0 E Palmer; O Wensley 1-0 W Marjoram*; I Grist* 0-1 B Aldwin]

07/12/2016: Fast Seaton 0.5-3.5 Exmouth Eels     [First match in fixture - J Underwood 0.5-0.5 O Wensley*; S Martin* 0-1 C Scott; S Dean 0-1 A Dean*; H Welch* 0-1 R Jones]

07/12/2016: Fast Seaton 3-1 Exmouth Eels     [Second match in fixture - J Underwood* 1-0 O Wensley; S Martin 1-0 C Scott*; S Dean* 1-0 A Dean; H Welch 0-1 R Jones*]

14/12/2016: Fast Seaton 3-1 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [First match in fixture - J Underwood 1-0 J Morrison*; S Dean* 0.5-0.5 W Marjoram; C Keen 1-0 B Aldwin*; A Dowse* 0.5-0.5 R Scholes]

14/12/2016: Fast Seaton 2-2 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [Second match in fixture - J Underwood* 0-1 J Morrison; S Dean 1-0 W Marjoram*; C Keen* 1-0 B Aldwin; A Dowse 0-1 R Scholes*]

04/01/2017: Fast Seaton 3-1 Exeter Prestissimo     [First match in fixture - P Hampton 1-0 G Body*; S Dean* 1-0 S Pope; C Keen 1-0 R Player*; H Welch* 0-1 J Maloney]

04/01/2017: Fast Seaton 3.5-0.5 Exeter Prestissimo     [Second match in fixture - P Hampton* 1-0 G Body; S Dean 0.5-0.5 S Pope*; C Keen* 1-0 R Player; H Welch 1-0 J Maloney*]

TeamPlayedWDLFABonusPoints
Fast Seaton861120.511.5316
Exmouth Eels430110.55.528
Exeter Gambits Rapid803511.520.503
Exeter Prestissimo40225.510.502

Note: In the Rapidplay league, each fixture consists of two matches, each worth two points; if one team wins the fixture overall (by scoring 4.5 or more points out of 8), then that team also receives one bonus point.

Chess Quotes

One quote that I have heard attributed to Pascal (but don't know this for sure) is:
"Chess is the gymnasium of the mind."
— -- from Shawn Decker