This note confirms that the BCCA AGM 2022 will take place this year on 1st October 2022 on Zoom, with all members being welcome to attend.
Our entry list for the William Mason Tournament continues to grow.
We now have 32 entries, including 20 titled players. The full list is here: William Mason Entries . Entries remain open until 31st August.
If you haven’t entered yet, you can include this in your membership renewal or by writing separately to Keith Kitson .
As one year’s William Mason Championship draws to a close, preparations are under way for the next.
Bouyed by the event attracting ICCF ratings, we already have a strong flow of entries. For the full list of entrants, see: William Mason Entries 2022/23
Congratulations are in order to Tom Gunn for winning this season’s Candidates A2 section with the score of 8.5/10 with seven wins.
The full cross table can be seen here: Candidates A2
We are pleased to announce an extension of the BCCA Master Titles with the introduction, with effect from today, 7th July, of a new BCCA Senior Master Title.
For more details on the new title and the operation of all our titles, please see: BCCA Titles.
Congratulations to Raymond Bradney on winning the John Rogers Memorial B – the full cross table can be found here: John Rogers Memorial B
Congratulations to David Grobler on winning the BCCA Candidates B2 section, despite a last round loss to Paul Munro. The full results can be found here: BCCA Candidates B2 .
We are pleased to announce that the BCCA Rating list to 31st May 2022 has now been published – see: BCCA Ratings May 2022
Congratulations to Jon Mahoney on winning this season’s BCCA Reserves B. The full results can be found here: BCCA Reserves B.
Players in all of the William Mason tournament, the Candidates and reserves are reminded that the end date for the events is 31st July, with unfinished games at that time being adjudicated.
It is with sadness that we learnt of the death of David Anderton, a colossus in English chess both over the board and in correspondence play, on 1st April.
A full obituary can be read on the EFCC website – see: David Anderton .