NOVEMBER 1: Bognor Chess Club has been drawn at home to Horsham in the Paul Watson Trophy - match to be played within the next two months.
NOVEMBER 1: Tough matches for our Portsmouth League teams this week. Chichester/Bognor A went down 4.5-1.5 to Fareham A in division 1. Results: 1. Jaimie Wilson1/2 R Bezuidenhout ; 2. Andrew McDougall 1/2 T Corket; 3. Bill McDougall 1/2 K Gregory; 4. Vinuda Gunatilake 0 A Ursell 1; 5. Tom Howeson 0 M Deacon 1; 6. Mike Spence 0 D Deacon 1. In division 2, Chichester/Bognor B got a highly creditable draw against a strong Fareham C side. Results: T Philidor 1/2 Steve Coe; A Syed 0-1 L Ellett; C Budden 0-1 J Hargreaves; P Cruddas 1-0 W Turner; J Mc Burnie 1-0 L Jolley.
NOVEMBER 1: Members' grades have been updated, taking into account games played during October. Grades
OCTOBER 30: Many congratulations to Jaimie Wilson, who finished joint second in the 22nd Fareham Chess Congress,run by Castle Chess, finishing with 4/6 in the Open.
OCTOBER 26: It was a tough night for Chichester/Bognor A, away to Cosham, with a 4.5-1.5 defeat. Results: 1. J. Wheeler 1 Jaimie Wilson 0; D Cordner 1 Andrew McDougall 0; R Puchades 0 Vinuda Gunatilake 1; W Grummitt 1 Tom Howeson 0; R Hartley 1 Steven Coe 0; A Smith .5 Laurence Ellett.
OCTOBER 23: It was Chichester/Bognor v Chichester/Bognor in the Cole Cup, with the A team facing the B team. The match went in favour of the "away-playing" A side, though not before there was a shock on board 1. Results: 1: M. Spence 1 - 0 J. Wilson; C. Squires 0 - 1 V. Gunatilake; 3: S. Coe 0 - 1 W. Emerson; 4: L. Ellett 1 - 0 P. White; 5: M. Webber 0 - 1 S. Smith.
OCTOBER 12: The Championship chart for the forthcoming season is now available for players to view here. Players can arrange games in advance of the evening by using our contacts page to get in touch with opponents.
OCTOBER 2: Bognor players won their games in Chichester/Bognor A team's crushing 5-1 victory over newly-promoted Fareham B in their opening Portsmouth League match. Jaimie Wilson and Norbert Gyorke - an early point thanks to a blunder by Dave Elliott - helped secure a fine result. Details: 1. Jaimie Wilson 1 - 0 J Coburn; 2. Bill McDougall 0 - 1 T Black; 3. Vinuda Gunatilake1 - 0 T Philidor; 4. Norbert Gyorke 1 - 0; D Elliott; 5. Ian Judd 1 - 0 A Syed; 6. Steve Smith1 - 0 G Hicks.
OCTOBER 2: Members' grades have been updated. Grades
SEPTEMBER 20: Bognor players did the club proud at the annual Crowborough quickly tournament, finishing in 11th, 22nd and 24th place. Crowborough Chess Congress: Championship (utuswiss.co.uk)
SEPTEMBER 20: The club's annual general meeting takes place at the club on Friday, September 29, followed by the presentation of awards and a simul versus club champion Jaimie Wilson.
SEPTEMBER 2: Congratulations to Mike Spence, who has won the club's Summer Tournament. He beat previously unbeaten Joe Pettitt in a winner-takes-all game, meaning Joe finished second, with Mick Plumb in third place. Final table
SEPTEMBER 1: Grades have been updated, accommodating games played during August. Grading list
AUGUST 30: This Friday, September 1, is the final chance to play in the Summer Tournament. Standings Attention will soon turn to a new season and the Club Championship will get underway soon. The club's AGM is to take place on Friday, September 29.
AUGUST 19: Congratulations to Jaimie Wilson, who has won the club's Knockout tournament, defeating Mick Plumb in the final. Table
JAIMIE TAKES ON THE CLUB
Put to the test...Club champion Jaimie Wilson took on all comers in a club simul following the annual meeting. He won all but two of his games, drawing against Norbert Gyorke and losing just the one game, to Alan Matthews.
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