Semi Final No. 6 has just started featuring:
1. 212704 ENG SIM Rallabandi, Praveen Kumar (2476)
2. 212175 ENG CCM Maguire, Gary (2369)
3. 212314 ENG LGM Williamson, Dawn L. (2388)
This will be one to watch with such a very strong field. Can they avoid the 3 way tie? It will be a real challenge and should produce some unique lines. https://www.iccf.com/event?id=80655
Good luck to all three players, if there is an outright winner they are guaranteed a cash prize in the next Trios Championship Final
Russell Sherwood is the winner of 2018 BCCA Gambit Tournament Number 1. A complete crosstable and games are available HERE
Alex Relyea, BCCA Gambit and Counter Gambit Tournament coordinator
Congratulations to Frank Mahon on a very impressive performance with 7.5 points out of a possible 8
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL NOW OPEN! Go “HERE” to renew your membership & then proceed to the Payment Page.
Big changes this year so please read carefully. The main changes are:
- Membership cost reduced to £10 for UK members (£20 for non-UK members).
- An increase in the number of FREE tournaments. Webserver Trio’s are now free to enter! Also free are the Gambit/Counter-Gambit tournaments, Endgame Tournament, Handicap tournament.
- A new tournament – the John Rogers Memorial will start in December (played on the webserver) and is also free to enter. John Rogers was Editor of the BCCA magazine for several years & also the author of two books on the History of BCCA. In addition, he was an Executive Committee member helping run BCCA for many years. We encourage all BCCA members to enter this tournament! Each player will play eight games with pairings based on the Italian system. Effectively there will be two tournaments: one for players rated under 2000, and one for players rated 2000 and over. The random nature of the pairings when using this system can cause unexpected results! Please enter.
Please support the BCCA by entering as many tournaments as possible. We look forward to your renewal!
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.