Club Championship, K/O Cup, Rapid Play and News


In the Knock Out Cup, George Glover won a very tough game against Tom Bradford. George now progressesto the semi final where he will meet Dave Siddall.

In the Club Championship, Bill Hardwick won his game against Dave Siddall.

In the Rapid Play, Robin Moss had 2 wins against Jack Majewski and John Lydon respectively and James Ovens won his game against Alexandra Kirkbride. Robin has now gone clear at the top, while James Ovens, Bill Hardwick,Drew Millar and John Lydon all share 2nd place.

Mike Byrne won a friendly graded game against Drew Millar.



In the Club Championship Robin Moss won an interesting game against the only other player who was on 100%, Dave Siddall. As a result of that win Robin now goes 8 points clear at the top of the table.

Bill Hardwick and Drew Millar drew their game, one of only 3 draws so far this season.

In the Rapid Play John Lydon won against Alexandra Kirkbride to go equal 1st with Bill Hardwick and Drew Millar.

Mike Byrne won his game against James Ovens.



Four games were played in the Club Championship

Robin Moss won against Alan Little, Bill Henderson won against James Ovens, Dave Siddall won against Alan Hiatt and Drew Millar won against Alan Little.

Three games were played in the Rapid Play

Robin Moss won against Drew Millar, Drew Millar won against Alexandra Kirkbride and John Lydon won against Alan Hiatt.



In the Club Championship Robin Moss and Dave Siddall won their games against Alan Hiatt and John Lydon respectively.

In the rapid Play John Lydon won against Martin Best.



In the knock Out Cup Dave Siddall won a hard fought game against Ian MacKay to progress.

In the Club Championship Dave Willey and Robin Moss had wins against James Ovens and Bill Hardwick. Robin is now only 1 point behind George Glover.

In the Rapid Play Alan Little won against Jack Majewski, Bill Henderson and Robin Moss both had wins against Martin Best. Bill Hardwick still leads the table.



Three games were played in the Club Championship, Dave Willey won against Alan Little, George Glover won against Alan Hiatt and Robin Moss won against Drew Millar.

George leads the table with 25 points, Robin is 2nd with 21 points and 2 games in hand.

In the Rapid Play Robin Moss won against Alexandra Kirkbride,  James Ovens won against Jack Majewski, Martin Best won against Alexandra Kirkbride and Jack Majewski won against Bill Hardwick.

Bill Hardwick remains the leader with 15 points, Martin Best, Drew Millar and James Ovens are joint second with 12 points each.



Dave Siddall wins the double of Club Championship and Knock Out Cup.

The much delayed Knock Out Cup final resulted in a win for Dave Siddall against Dave Willey, and completes the double of Club Championship and Knock Out Cup Winner. Congratulations and well done to Dave.

In the Club Championship Alan Little and Bill Hardwick had wins over John Lydon and Mike Hodgkinson.

In the Rapid Play Martin Best made his debut with 2 wins against George Glover and Mike Byrne, while James Ovens won against Lawrence Sparke.

In this season’s Knock Out Cup Alan Hiatt won his game against Bill Burgess.



Two teams went to Penrith for the 3 person team rapid play tournament, where they took 1st place and joint 2nd place with John Kelly also winning the prize for the best individual player score.

Robin Moss, John Kelly along with team captain Paul Rivers finished 1st and Bill Burgess, Bill Bill Henderson and Dave Willey finished joint 2nd.

Well done and congratulations to all of the players.

Paul Rivers receives the John Toothill trophy from tournament organizer Peter Hanks (left), and displays the trophy with Bill Burgess looking on (Right).








Bill Hardwick and Ian Mackay have produced a list of Chess Congresses that one or both of them will be attending this year. Click on the link below to view the list and feel free to join them.