Members of Bognor and Arun Chess Club took on a chess-playing group at Littlehampton library, with the library group getting the better of club players, Ian Schreiber the only winner, and Jaimie Wilson securing a draw.
Picture: Leon Cribb
JULY 15: Jaimie Wilson had a highly successful weekend at the Weald Chess Congress tournament, finishing on 3.5/5 in the Open. His only defeat was against GM Nick Pert in the final round. Also doing well were Adam Rafael Holmes, with a brilliant 3/5 in the Minor, with Leon Cribb, finishing on 2.5/3. Mike Spence and Mick Plumb, playing in the Intermediate section, each won 2/5.
JUNE 7: Jamie Wood has won the club's Knockout tournament after beating Rob Harrison in a 70+ moves match played over two evenings.
JUNE 6: Jaimie Wilson has added the Chichester Chess Club Championship title to his Bognor Chess Championship title, won earlier this year. He beat Bill McDougall in the deciding game at Chichester.
MAY 21: Bognor Chess Club have won the Paul Watson trophy, named after the former long-serving secretary of the Sussex Chess Association. After beating Horsham and Haywards Heath in previous rounds they defeated Crowborough 3-1 at Horsham, the team being Jaimie Wilson, Nick Mansfield, Mike Spence and Mick Plumb.
MAY 17: Bognor Chess Club face Crowborough in the final of the Paul Watson Trophy at Horsham on Tuesday.
MAY 16: Chichester/Bognor have won the Cole Cup - they beat a strong Portsmouth side at Cosham. Results: 1. J. Wilson (b) 1/2 - 1/2 M. Broom 2. A. McDougall 1 - 0 I. Hardwick 3. R. Lukosius 1 - 0 T. Bird 4. C. Squires 1/2 - 1/2 M. Buckley5. T. Howeson 1 - 0 M. Hulland.
MAY 13: Chichester/Bognor C finished their season with a 3-2 victory over Emsworth C. Results: Chris Squires 1/2 P. Pinto; Mike Spence 1/2 M. Davies; Mick Plumb 0-1 A. Parker; Tom Howeson 1-0 D. Jerome; Michal Mindak 1-0 D Shotton.
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EAST PRESTON CHESS CHALLENGE
Chess players filled the garden of the Seaview Hotel, East Preston, for the annual Bognor and Arun Chess Club chess challenge. The event, part of the village festival, attracted a larger number of visitors than usual this year. Pictured above: last season's challenge. PICTURE GALLERY
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