ADAM ADAMANT FOR SUSSEX AS COUNTY CLINCHES PLACE IN FINAL
Bognor player Adam Chippendale-Holmes played his full part in Sussex Under 11s’ success in winning the Southern Counties zonal match in Leatherhead. Adam, pictured with the rest of the team, won all his three games in a match which means Sussex have secured a place in the final at Birmingham. Photo: Jaideep Jadav
MARCH 22: Bognor won their Paul Watson Trophy semi-final match v Haywards Heath by the narrowest of margins - board count. Results: 1. J. Wilson 1 - 0 J.Boardman (w); 2. J. Wood 0 - 1 G. Ewens; 3. W. Partridge 1/2 - 1/2 A. Von Der Becke; 4. W. Turner 1/2 - 1/2 O. Manchester.
MARCH 5: Chichester/Bognor are through to the Cole Cup Final against Portsmouth after winning on board count following a 2.5-2.5 draw with Fareham. Results:
1. J. Wilson 1 - 0 A. Corkett (w); 2. A. McDougall 0 - 1 M. Chapman; 3. R. Lukosius 1 - 0 J. Coburn; 4. W. Partridge 1/2 - 1/2 D. Elliott; 5. T. Howeson 0 - 1 T. Black.
MARCH 5: Chichester/Bognor C faced tough opponents in Cosham C, losing 1.5-3.5, with the only victory secured by Alex Miller. Mick Plumb secured a half-point and there were defeats for Ian Richardson, Steve Zsibrita and Lloyd Jolley
FEBRUARY 28: Chichester/Bognor A enjoyed a 5-1 victory away to Portsmouth A. Results: 1. Jaimie Wilson 1/2 M. Broom; 2. Bill McDougall 1-0 M. Buckley; 3. Andrew McDougall 1-0 M. Hulland; 4. Rolandas Lukoshius 1-0 S. Venables; 5. Ian Judd 1/2 S. Russell; 6. Alex Miller 1-0 P. Hebblethwaite.
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THAT CHAMPION FEELING
Bognor/Chichester B have won division 2 of the Portsmouth League - with a match to spare. They beat Portsmouth B 3-2. Steve Smith 0 Simon Venables 1; Alex Miller .5 Steve Russell; Bill Partridge .5 Paul Eyles; Mike Spence 1 Brian Cochran 0; Mick Plumb 1 def. They are six points ahead of second-placed Cosham B and can't be caught.
Jaimie Wilson, left, was presented with the club championship and Lightning tournament trophies by chairman Bill Partridge at the club's annual meeting.
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