Exeter & District League - Results 2016/17

League results (updated 27/04/2017)

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*]

Note: The two remaining matches have now been scheduled for Wednesday 3 May (Exmouth Eagles vs Exeter Rooks) and Tuesday 16 May (Exeter Rooks vs Sidmouth Scorpions).

TeamPlayedWDLFAPoints
Sidmouth Scorpions11003.50.52
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*]

19/01/2017: East Budleigh Explorers 2-2 Exeter Gambits     [B Gosling 1-0 W Marjoram*; K Alexander* 1-0 R Player; T Miner 0-1 R Scholes*; Max Lee* 0-1 B Aldwin]

25/01/2017: Exeter Gambits 1.5-2.5 Tiverton Thinkers     [W Marjoram* 0.5-0.5 I Annetts; R Player 1-0 G Fotheringham*; R Scholes* 0-1 S Honeyball; B Aldwin 0-1 A Brinkley*]

28/02/2017: Sidmouth Stars 1.5-2.5 Just Seaton     [I Gregory 0-1 P Hampton*; N Bacon* 1-0 A Dowse; P Leask 0-1 H Welch*; R Cubbon* 0.5-0.5 B Marsh]

08/03/2017: Just Seaton 3-1 Exeter Gambits     [P Hampton 1-0 W Marjoram*; S Dean* 1-0 R Player; R Curtis 1-0 R Scholes*; A McLoughlin* 0-1 B Aldwin]

21/03/2017: Sidmouth Stars 0.5-3.5 Tiverton Thinkers     [I Gregory 0.5-0.5 I Annetts*; N Bacon* 0-1 G Fotheringham; P Hills 0-1 S Honeyball*; R Cubbon* 0-1 A Brinkley]

22/03/2017: Just Seaton 3-1 East Budleigh Explorers     [P Hampton* 1-0 B Gosling; S Dean 1-0 K Alexander*; H Welch* 0-1 B Newcombe; A McLoughlin 1-0 S Lister*]

29/03/2017: Tiverton Thinkers 2-2 East Budleigh Explorers     [I Annetts 0.5-0.5 B Gosling*; G Fotheringham* 0.5-0.5 K Alexander; S Honeyball 0-1 Mike Lee*; A Brinkley* 1-0 Max Lee]

TeamPlayedWDLFAPoints
Just Seaton440011.54.58
Tiverton Thinkers4211975
Exeter Gambits4112793
East Budleigh Explorers40226.59.52
Sidmouth Stars41036102

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*]

25/01/2017: Exmouth Eels 2.5-1.5 Exeter Prestissimo     [First match in fixture - M Shaw 1-0 J Amos*; O Wensley* 0-1 S Pope; A Dean 0.5-0.5 R Player*; M Belt* 1-0 J Maloney]

25/01/2017: Exmouth Eels 2-2 Exeter Prestissimo     [Second match in fixture - M Shaw* 1-0 J Amos; O Wensley 1-0 S Pope*; A Dean* 0-1 R Player; M Belt 0-1 J Maloney*]

15/02/2017: Exmouth Eels 4-0 Fast Seaton     [First match in fixture - M Shaw 1-0 S Martin*; M Abbott* 1-0 S Dean; R Jones 1-0 C Keen*; M Belt* 1-0 R Hunt]

15/02/2017: Exmouth Eels 1.5-2.5 Fast Seaton     [Second match in fixture - M Shaw* 1-0 S Martin; M Abbott 0.5-0.5 S Dean*; R Jones* 0-1 C Keen; M Belt 0-1 R Hunt*]

07/03/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 1.5-2.5 Fast Seaton     [First match in fixture - S Pope* 1-0 S Martin; J Amos 0.5-0.5 S Dean*; R Player* 0-1 C Keen; J Maloney 0-1 R Hunt*]

07/03/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 0-4 Fast Seaton     [Second match in fixture - S Pope 0-1 S Martin*; J Amos* 0-1 S Dean; R Player 0-1 C Keen*; J Maloney* 0-1 R Hunt]

14/03/2017: Exeter Gambits Rapid 0-4 Exmouth Eels     [First match in fixture - J Morrison* 0-1 O Wensley; W Marjoram 0-1 C Scott*; R Scholes* 0-1 A Dean; B Aldwin 0-1 S Murray*]

14/03/2017: Exeter Gambits Rapid 1-3 Exmouth Eels     [Second match in fixture - J Morrison 0-1 O Wensley*; W Marjoram* 1-0 C Scott; R Scholes 0-1 A Dean*; B Aldwin* 0-1 S Murray]

18/04/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 0.5-3.5 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [First match in fixture - S Pope* 0-1 J Morrison; J Amos 0.5-0.5 W Marjoram*; R Player* 0-1 B Aldwin; J Maloney 0-1 R Scholes*]

18/04/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 3-1 Exeter Gambits Rapid     [Second match in fixture - S Pope 1-0 J Morrison*; J Amos* 0-1 W Marjoram; R Player 1-0 B Aldwin*; J Maloney* 1-0 R Scholes]

25/04/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 1.5-2.5 Exmouth Eels     [First match in fixture - S Pope* 0.5-0.5 C Scott; R Whittington 1-0 A Dean*; R Player* 0-1 M Marshall; J Maloney 0-1 R Jones*]

25/04/2017: Exeter Prestissimo 1.5-2.5 Exmouth Eels     [Second match in fixture - S Pope 0.5-0.5 C Scott*; R Whittington* 1-0 A Dean; R Player 0-1 M Marshall*; J Maloney* 0-1 R Jones]

TeamPlayedWDLFABonusPoints
Exmouth Eels1291232.515.5625
Fast Seaton1291229.518.5423
Exeter Gambits Rapid12138173116
Exeter Prestissimo12138173105

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.

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