Class 1 Trio No.185 has been won by Pablo Moujan with an excellent score of 3.5/4. Pablo has been promoted to Class 2 and awarded 2 BCM points
Class 2 Trio No. 96 has been won by BCM Robert Bruce with a perfect score of 4/4. Robert returns to Class 3 and possible qualification for the Trios Championship
Class 3 Trio No.74 resulted in a three way tie with all three players receiving 1 BM point each
Trio Championship Semi-Final No. 2 has been won by BCM Russell Sherwood with a score of 2.5/4 in a close fought match with BM Keith Kitson and BCM Yosua Sitorus. Russell will now play in the first Trios Championship Final with a guaranteed cash prize.
Class 2 Trio No.102 has been won by Ian Mcleary with an impressive score of 3/4. Inam is promoted to Class 3 and awarded 4 BCM points. He is also eligible to enter the Trios Championship.
Class 1 Trio No.184 has been won by John Jeff with a perfect score of 4/4. John is promoted to Class 2 and awarded 2 BCM Points.
Congratulations goes to Gary Maguire on winning the trio with a fine score of 3/4.
Gary is awarded 3 BCCA Master Points taking his total to 9 (20 needed to gain the title).
Gary also wins a place in the next BCCA Trio semi Final where he will play against other class 3 winners for the prestigious title of BCCA Trio champion and a chance to win cash prizes.
Class 3 Trio No.57
Class 3 Trio No.49 – Winner Olli Ylonen with a score of 3.5/4. Olli has been awarded 3 BM Points bringing his total to 12.
Class 1 Trio No.181 – Winner John Dunn with a score of 4/4. John receives 2 BCM bringing his total to 12
Class 2 Trio No.100 – Winner Alastair Cowan with a score of 3.5/4, Alastair has been awarded 4 BCM points taking his total to 6
Class 3 Trio No.68 – Winner BCM Ju Xiang Te with a score of 2.5/4, Ju receives 3 BM Points.
Class 2 Trio No.97 – Winner Nigel Norman with a score of 3.5/4 and receives 4 BCM points bringing his total to 14
Class 3 Trio No.69 resulted in a three way draw so all players receive 1 BM Point each.
Class 2 Trio No.92 – Winner Carlos Almarza-Mato with a score of 3/4, Carlos is awarded 4 BCM Points bring his total to 8
Class 1 Trio No.178 – Joint winners, BCM Raymond Cox and Selina Kellett, Selina is awarded 1 BCM Point bringing her total to 7
Brian Thompson and Russell Sherwood are joint winners of the 2018 BCCA Counter-Gambit tournament. A complete crosstable and games are available at ICCF C/T If you are interested in nominating a gambit or counter-gambit for 2019 please contact the Tournament Organiser, Alex Relyea via email click here
Class 3 Trio No.64 has ended as a three-way draw between Colin Cheek, David Grobler and Phillip Tolhurst, all are awarded 1 BCCA Master Point and remain in Class 3
Class 3 Trio No 67 has been won by Helen Sherwood in a very tight match with James Wilkinson and William Lindberg with a score of 2.5/4. Helen has been entered for the next Trios Semi-Final with the opportunity to play for cash prizes in a Trios Final. Helen is also awarded 3 BCCA Master Points to start off her campaign.
Class 3 Trio No.65 winner is Antony Copsey with an impressive score of 3/4 against Greg Hughes and Phil Beckett Antony has also been entered for the next Trios Semi-Final and awarded 3 BCCA Master Points
Class 1 Trio No.180 has been won by new member Ian Whittaker with a perfect score of 4/4. Ian has been promoted to Class 2 and awarded his first BCCA Candidate Master Points – well played Ian
Class 3 Trio No.66 – ended in a three way tie . All three players have been awarded 1 BCCA BM point and will play again in Class 3, No Trios semi-final place could be awarded.
Class 2 Trio No.90 – Congratulations to Xiang, Jun, Tee on a close fought win, Xiang receives a further 4 BCM Points bring his total to 19 – just one more needed for the title. Xiang is now playing in Class 3 with a view to a Championship Semi-Final Place.
Class 2 Trio No.89 – was won by Edmund Foulds with an impressive score of 3.5/4. Edmund has been awarded 4 BCM points taking his total to 10.
Class 1 Trio No.174 – proved to be an easy win for new member William Davies who won with a perfect score of 4/4, William is awarded 2 BCM Points to start his campaign for the title.
Class 1 Trio No.176 – Congratulations to Jim Fox on winning the Trio with a perfect score of 4/4. Jim returns to Class 2 and is awarded 2 BCM Points taking his total to 9.
Class 2 Trio No.94 was won by BCM Frank McMahon with a score of 3/4 https://www.iccf.com/event?id=73245
Class 3 Trio No.54 – LIM Dawn Williamson and SIM Olli Ylonen share the honours and the BM Points with a score of 2.5/4 https://www.iccf.com/event?id=66660
Class 2 Trio No.95 – BCM Colin Beveridge claimed the win here with a perfect score of 4/4 – well played Colin and welcome back to Class 3 https://www.iccf.com/event?id=73727
Class 1 Trio No.166 – Winner David Elwood with a score of 3/4 and promotion to Class 2 with 2 BCM Points. https://www.iccf.com/event?id=68651
Class 1 Trio No.177 – Disrupted due to a silent withdrawal which was very unfair to the other two players. Ian McLeary has been awarded 1 BCM point. Both remaining players receive a free Trio entry. https://www.iccf.com/event?id=74460
Class 2 Trio No.93 – Lester Weiss arose victorious from the closely contested Trio with a score of 2.5/4 and 4 BCM Points. Lester now has the chance to play for a Trios Semi-Final place in Class 3 https://www.iccf.com/event?id=72923
Class 3 Trio No.63 – Joint winners are CCM Trevor Carr and SIM Olli Ylonen with a score of 3/4, both receive 1 BCCA Master point. Olli also receives a Trios Semi-Final Place by virtue of 2 joint Class 3 wins. https://www.iccf.com/event?id=71068
Class 2 Trio No.98 – Eoin Campbell claimed the honours with a score of 3/4 and returns to Class 3. https://www.iccf.com/event?id=75122
After careful consideration it has been decided to amend the playing rules with cocerning Trios where the result is a Tie, Previously Joint winners in Class 1 and 2 have been promoted. From now that practice will cease and be replaced by the following:-
Joint Winners, if a player is joint winner in 2 Trios in the same Class he will be promoted to the Class above. This also applies to Trio semi-finals. Players start at 0 following relegation if they have one draw and then get relegated that draw is cancelled out.
Multiple Entries are now allowed only in Class 1.
Entry rules – All players start in Class 1 unless their ICCF Rating is > 2000 in which case they will start in Class 2 or Class 3 if rated >2200
Click HERE to see the full playing rules
Since the last BCCA Webserver Trios update 4 Class Two’s and 3 Class Three Trios have been decided.
Maurice Carter and Carlos Almarza Mato are joint winners of BCCA/C2/Tr78 which ended as a 3 way time 2/2 but Maurice and Carlos won on the tie break with 1 win apiece, both are promoted to Class 3 and receive 2 BCM Points.
Angus James and Lester Weiss are joint winners of BCCA/C2/Tr72 with a score of 3/4, both are promoted to Class 3 and receive 2 BCM Points apiece.
Phillip Tolhurst is the outright winner of BCCA/C2/Tr91 with a score of 3/4, Phillip receives 4 BCM Points bringing his total to 11 and is promoted to Class 3.
BCM Gregory Hughes has won BCCA/C2/Tr83 with a perfect score of 4/4 and is now playing in a Class 3 Trios Championship Qualifier, Well played Greg.
BCCA/C3/Tr60 ended with a draw between BCM Colin Cheek and BCM Phillip Beckett with a score of 2.5/4 and are awarded 1 BM point apiece. Both will play again in the next Class 3 Championship Qualifier as an outright win is required to go through.
SIM Keith Kitson has won BCCA/C3/Tr62 with an excellent 3.5/4. Kieth has been awarded 3 BM points which brings his total to 20 and the BCCA Master Title . Keith is now playing in a Trios Championship Semi-Final where a cash prize is guaranteed to the winner.
BM David Coyne and CCE Praveen Rallabandi share the honours in BCCA/C3/Tr59 with scores of 2.5/4. This was a tight match and both will play again in new Championship Qualifiers for that elusive Trios Championship Semi-Final place.
Five Trios have been decided since the last update, we will start with Class 1.
Alastair Cowan who joined this year has won C1/Tr169 with an impressive score of 3.5 against Brian Cunningham and Jim Fox. Alastair has been promoted to Class 2 and receives is first 2 BCCA Candidate Master Points.
Ben Wood is the winner of C1/Tr167 with an excellent score of 3.5 against Peter Tibbert and Martin Hardwick. Ben receives 2 BCM Points bringing his total to 17 – just 3 more needed for the title. Ben returns to Class 2 where 4 BCM points are available for a win giving him the title.
Selina Kellett knocks up her second class 1 win scored in C1/Tr164 with an impressive 3.5 against Iris Pardoe and Dave Gosling. Selina is another new member this year and will be one to watch for the future. She receives 2 more BCM Points and is now playing for 4 more in Class 2
Jun Xiang Tee who joined this year claims another Class 1 win with a perfect score of 4/4 against Keith Dudeney and David Roberts in Tr168. Jun receives 2 more BCM Points bring his total to 7. Jun is now chasing a Class 2 win.
Nigel Norman scores a perfect 4/4 in Class 2 Trio No.82 against Malcolm Winter and Alex Tupper. Nigel moves to Class 3 where his next Trio will be a championship qualifier. This is Nigel’s second Class 2 win and he receives another 4 BCM Points bringing his total to 10.
The first ‘Trios Championship Semi Final’ BCCA/Semi/Tr1 has started involving Richard Akrill, Sitorus, Yosua and Russell Sherwood. An outright win is required to progress to a final where cash prizes are guaranteed for all players. On paper Richard is over matched but you never know.