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.
MAY 13: Bognor/Chichester play their Cole Cup final this Thursday (May 16) at Cosham, against the home side. Jaimie Wilson captains the team.
MAY 3: The club's ‘chess challenge’ - an annual event at East Preston Festival - takes place on Saturday, June 15, 10am-12noon. It is being held again at the Seaview Hotel (BN16 1PD) in East Preston (garden when sunny). Visitors to the festival can sample chess in a nice, friendly environment without the pressures of the clock or grading!
The pub will be laying on (paid-for) coffee, tea and bacon sarnies. There’s an excellent lunch menu, too.
A ‘flavour' of the event can be seen from last year here
Previous 2019 news
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.
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