DECEMBER 2: Chichester/Bognor A beat an understrength Portsmouth team 5-1 in division 1. Results: 1. Jaimie Wilson 1/2 I Hardwick; 2. Andrew McDougall 1-0 S Russell; 3. Bill McDougall 1/2 D Goddard ; 4. Rolandas Lukoshius 1-0 B Cochran; 5. Steve Smith 1-0 P Eyles; 6. Chris Squires default .
NOVEMBER 28: BOGNOR/CHICHESTER C lost out 3-2 away to Emsworth C in their division three encounter, their first defeat of the season. Results: M Davies 0-1 C Squires; A Parker 1-0 T Howeson; E Blanden 1-0 R Harrison; D Cook 0-1 M Spence; S Hallworth 1-0 W Turner.
NOVEMBER 27: Bognor, who won the Paul Watson Trophy last season, went out of the tournament at the first time of asking this time around, losing to the strong Hove-based Woodpushers team. Results: Woodpushers 2.5-Bognor & Arun 1.5. 1. A. Briggs (171) 1/2-1/2 Jaimie Wilson (b); 2. I. Kelly (158) 1-0 Jamie Wood 3; F. Coleman (149) 1-0 Mick Plumb; 4. A. Shoulders (34) 0-1 Mike Spence.
NOVEMBER 21: Chichester/Bognor B made it three wins out of three with victory away to a strong Emsworth B team. The result stands at 3-1, with one game adjourned. Details: 1. Paul Northcott adj Steven Smith; 2. Peter Dallas 0 - 1 Tom Howeson; 3. Mark Davies 1/2 Chris R Squires; 4. Adrian Parker 1/2 William Partridge; 5. Ed Blanden 0 - 1 Michael Plumb. Update: Board one agreed draw so result Emsworth B 1.5-Chichester 3.5.
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
Jaimie Wilson was unbeaten in a simul versus club players after the AGM, beating all his opponents except Mike Spence and Rob Harrison, who drew.
Bill Partridge, chairman, right, with club champion Jaimie Wilson at the club's annual meeting presentation ceremony
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