GAMES OUR MEMBERS PLAYED---2014


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December 23. A merry Xmas to all our readers.
First meeting next year is January 14;
Dceember 10 .Only 5 players tonight, they spent the night with a few social games and "positions study" . This date was to be the AGM night but the AGM + fun games will now be on December 17 . Pizza will be there but bring your own Lemonade!
3 December 2014 The third chapter of the Redcliffe v Bullwinkle ended with a tie 3.5-3.5.
Bullwinkle's team had lower ratings overall, which helped Redcliffe gaining the the draw . 3 match series ending 2.5-0.5 in Bullwimkle's favour.
Only 3 games moves were recorded and can be seen at Redcliffe vs Bullwinkle
November 25,Nine players for the last round of the 2014 Club Championship, upset by Tony McRoberts(1169) won against Mark Stokes(1501). Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship.
November 19.8 players again tonight for rd 6 of the club championship. one upset by Mark Stokes(505) against Tom Maguire(1769).
Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship.
November 12. 8 players again tonight for rd5 of the 2014 club championship. there were no upsets
Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship
November 5. Only 8 players tonight, round 4 of the 2014 Club Championship completed with one upset b Tony McRoberts(1169) against Tony Weller(1747).
Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship
October 29. 10 Players this week, rd,3 of 2014 Club Championship
Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship
October 22. 9 players present tonight,this year's club chsmpionship continues, one upset by Mark Stokes(1505) won against Tony Weller(1747).
Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship
October 8. 2014 Club Championship starts with 11 players and 3byes in rd. 1 Current TournamentGames at2014 Redcliffe Club Championship
October 3. A review of results in the Norm Braybrooke Classic has shown an error in round 2 , the game B Wilson v T hughes was recorded as a win for B.Wilson but was a win for T.Hughes.
This changes the Best U1500 to Tony Hughes 2.5/6.
2014 Club Championship starts 8/OCT/2014,
Current TournamentGames at2014 Club Championship
October1. The Norm Braybrooke Classic was won by Mark Stokes(5.5/6), Best U1500 Norm Braybrooke(2/5).Best Junior Tom Maguire(2.5/6)Tom missed the last 2 rounds due to his trip to the World Youth Championships.
Current TournamentGames at2014 Norm Brayrooke Classic)
Sptember 24.8 players tonight. Tom Maguire is in South Africa competing in the World Youth Chess Championship and latest news is 2/2.
September 17.Only 6 players, the three games saw wins to Tom Maguire(1769) over Norm Braybrooke(1226) and Tony Weller91747) over Tony McRoberts(1149) and a draw between Mark Stikes(1505) and Sam Long(1631).
Tom now heads overseas(South Africa and Europe) we wish him well.
September 9.Round 3 of Norm Braybrooke Classic saw 2 wins by lower rated players, Sam Long(1631 beat Tom Maguire(1769) and Mark Stokes(1505) beat Tony Weller(1747)
September 3. Round 2 of the Norm Braybrooke Classic,upsets by Mark Stokes(1505) beat Michael Cashman(1941)
Current TournamentGames at2014 Norm Brayrooke Classic)
August 27. 12 Players reistered for the Norm Braybrooke Classic, with 1st.rd elective byes only 3 games were played.
August 20.The 2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial finished with 4 equal first place getters, inrating order:-Michael Cashman r1891,Tom Maguire r1748,Sam Long r1635 and Bryce Wilson r1200. Tom Maguire was also Best Junior and Bryce Wilson Best U1500.
Next week we start the 2014 Norm Braybrooke Classic( President Mark Stokes calls it the N..B... stil alive tournament) a 6 round Swiss.
Current TournamentGames at2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial
August 13. We welcomed the return of Tony Weller. With 1 round to go Tom Maguire leads with 4/5 folowed by Michael Cashman, Sam Long and Bryce Wilson on 3/5.
The final round's results could show 3 players on 4/4 for first,but if Tom wins his game (vs Michael Cashman) he would be clear of the rest of the field.
August 6. With a total entry of 9 the 2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial is disappointing given the previous club night tournament had 17 players.In round 4 there were only 6 players and one bye.Current TournamentGames at2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial
July 30. 2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial continues (now with 9 players),1 bye tonight.Bryce Wilson's giant killing run was ended tonight with his defeat by Sam Long, the remaining 3 games went with seedings
Current TournamentGames at2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial
July 23.My first night back after a period of family sickness. The 2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial(8 players) first 2 rounds had a number of "byes" and managed to have an upset in each round when Bryce Wilson(1204) won against Tom Maguire(1748) and then against Mark Stokes(1518). Current TournamentGames at2014 Lou Wilkinson Memorial
May 21. 12 players for the final round of the Viv Greenelsh Memorial
There were two upsets , Col Dougherty(760) defeated P-j Bargo(1141) and Daniel Finn(838) defeated Tony Hughes(1116)
Sam Long won the tournament with 5.5/6 Tony McRoberts was best under 1500 with 3/6 and Tom Maguire best Junior 4/6.
Next week there is no club night due to State of Origin League football.
We resume on June 4 with the Redcliffe lightning onthe club night and the weekender 49th. Peninsula Open on June7-9.
Current TournamentGames at2014 Viv Greenelsh Memorial
May 14. Rd. 5 had 6 boards with one upset on board 3 when Tony McRoberts(1198) won against Nathaneal Young(1538).
Next week sees the final round with Sam Long needing only a draw to take the tournament
Current TournamentGames at2014 Viv Greenelsh Memorial
May 8. There were 12 players for round 4 (almost a full house).Upsets Tony weller(1734)win against Tony Truscott(1847). In the game P-J Bargo v Norm Braybrooke, Norm missed mate in 2 should have played at move 23 Qa5 check P-J's move c3 was only reply when Qxc3 was mate,then Norm was luckyto get a draw offer from P-J.
May 5. I missed the last 2 week's club meetings due to health problems but have just received reaults for rd2 & 3 of the Viv Greenelsh Memorial,have not received the games but will add them when I get them.
There were upsets on top 3 boards in rd,3 Mark Stokes(1541)won against Tom Maguire(1739),Nathaneal Young (1538) won against Tony Truscott(1847 and Sam Long won against Tony Weller.
Other good results for club members , were Tony Weller winning the Sydey International Challengers and Brodie McClymont wining the Wendy Terry memorial scoring 6/6. Results atCurrent Tournament
April 16.The Viv Greenelsh Memorial starts with 14 players, rd1 produced no upsets
Current TournamentGames at2014 Viv Greenelsh Memorial
April 9. We welcomed the return of Pete Paterson, he joined 13 others players for the last round of the Tal Memorial. the tournament was won by Tony Weller 5.5/6(the half point was a bye, so Tony won all of the games played),Best u1500 was Jordan Vico(unrated) with 3/6 and Tom Maguire(3/6)was Best Junior)
Next week sees the start of the Viv Greenelsh Memorial-6 rounds-60 minutes + 20 ses a move.
Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Tal Memorial
Aril 2. 13 players for rd. 5 of the Tal Memorial, one upset when Tony Waraich(unrated but playing about 1600)won against Michael Cashman(about 1650)
March 26.14 players tonight(2 short of players entered) for rd.4 of the Tal Memorial. One upset when Jordan Vico(unrated) defeated J-P Bargo(1141).
March 19. Rd.3 of Tal Memorial there were 6 boards tonight, upset by Tom Maguire(1739)won against Michael Cashman(1881)
Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Tal Memorial
March 12. A misplaced power cord for the computer prevented a report last week so I'll cover both.The'Tal Memorial started with 17 players, one upset in round 1 when newcomer G(Tony)Waraich(no rating but has obviously played competion chess before) won against Nathanael Young(1538).
Round 2 Another good performance by Tony Waraich with a draw against Tom Maguire(1739) and an upset win by Colin Dougherty(760) against Norm Braybrooke(1248)
The scoresheets were faulty for both rd2 upset games
February 26. With Brodie McClymont a no show for 4 rounds(coaching commitments)the final round of the Summer Swiss had 3 possible winners Michael Cashman(3.5/5), Tony Truscott(leading at 4/5) and Harry Hughes(3.5/5). Michael had played the other 2 so was better placed to to reach a score of(4.5/6), Tony was to play Harry, a win to Tony would give him 5/6 and a win to Harry would give him 4.5/6. In the end Michael won Tony and Harry drew giving two equal first place getters(Tony and Micheal on 4.5/6) and Harry(4/6) as best Junior.
Next week we start the 6 round Tal Memorial
February 19. Seventeen players tonight,upsets were Daniel Finn(unrated) defeated Col Dougherty(819) and P-J Bargo(1176) drew with Mark Stokes(1536).
Next week in the final round, leading scorer Tony Truscott will play Harry Hughes (or Tom Maguire if Harry is no show) and a win for Tony will see him take out the first tournament of 2014
Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Summer Swiss
February 14. Rd.4 of the Summer Swiss had 14 players, games went with ratings except for J.Vico(unrated) drawing with Tony Hughes(1167). Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Summer Swiss
February 2.This week's notes are being written on February 9(had afew days in hospital), no upsets in round 3. Welcomed new member Jordan Vico who marked his nght with a win against Daniel Finn Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Summer Swiss
January 29. This week's notes are being written on February 1: the Summer Swiss was postponed for the visit by Bullwinkle who overwelmed redcliffe by 11.5-0.5, not a surprise as Bullwikle's players out rated Redckiffe onevery board
Only 4 games were recorded
Results atCurrent Tournament
January 22. Tom Maguire and Colin Dougherty were added to the 2014Summer Swiss but with 4 byes only 7 games were played.
Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Summer Swiss
Jan 15. Our chess year started with the 2014 Summer Swiss, there were 16 Starters including new member Bas Van Nunen.There were no upsets
Results atCurrent TournamentGames at2014 Summer Swiss
Jan 14.Mark finished in 3rd. place
Jan 7. A new year begins. Mark Stokes is playing in the Auatrslian Chess Challengers Championship, I do not know if there is a web site for the event current info is Mark is on 5.5/6 with 3 games to go.