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The first series of our Leo Eichholtz  Trophy—25 Minute plus 5 Second Timeframe—is well underway with Alan Winfield one point ahead of a strong pack nipping at his heels.

First two games of the Leo Eichholtz Board—25 minutes plus 5 second add on—was played with a small field of 8 players; it’s early days yet and more water needs to flow under the bridge before any favourites emerge….

Our first Blitz match of the year has been played and David Paul is a comfortable 2 points clear of Guy Burns and Ross Jackson.
Detailed results here.
The Leo Eichholtz  Trophy—25 Minute plus 5 Second Timeframe—is next on the agenda.

The first Series of the John Kingston Memorial Trophy has finished and Ross Jackson and Alan Winfield vie and tie for the lead, closely followed by a marauding pack of players.  There’s one more Series to go to decide the winner….Detailed results here.

A sudden victory over Alan Winfield nudged David Paul into the joint lead with Ross Jackson in play for the John Kingston Memorial Trophy. One more round to go for this Series.

A small field turned up to play the John Kingston Memorial Trophy—Series A.
Ross Jackson and Alan Winfield have the edge over the competition, but, there’s plenty more play to come.
Detailed results here.

Play in the John Kingston Memorial Trophy—Series A—is well underway with 8 players all within one point of the lead.
Detailed results here.

The Committee met recently and decided to adopt a Round Robin format for the Club Championships for the A Grade (most likely players 1700 and above) and use a Swiss system for the B and C Grades.

The AGM was held 14 February — Officers were elected and Fees set.
Next game we play is round 2 of the John Kingston Memorial Trophy.

Chess resumes on Tuesday—7 February—at our normal place; the Paraparaumu Library. See you there….