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Upcoming Events
2018
Fri Jul 27

British Championships (10 days)

Hull City Hall, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Lane, Hull, HU1 3RQ. Kevin Staveley Email: manager.british@englishchess.org.uk. Website: http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk

Tue Jul 31

Summer Chess

Plume of Feathers, Fore Street, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3PF from 7.00 p.m. Car park at the side of the pub. All welcome at the second of three informal chess gatherings in the restaurant of this traditional pub which serves excellent cask beer. Join in some kriegspiel, pairs chess or any other variant you fancy .... otherwise there will be boards and sets available for ordinary games. Age 12 and above.

Tue Aug 28

Summer Chess

Plume of Feathers, Fore Street, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3PF from 7.00 p.m. Car park at the side of the pub. All welcome at the last of three informal chess gatherings in the restaurant of this traditional pub which serves excellent cask beer. Join in some kriegspiel, pairs chess or any other variant you fancy .... otherwise there will be boards and sets available for ordinary games. Age 12 and above.

Sun Sep 2

Devon CCA Congress (7 days)

Livermead House Hotel, Torquay, TQ2 6QJ. Matthew Wilson Email: mattmrwc@hotmail.com. Website: https://dccapaigntonchess.com

Sun Oct 28

Kerrier Cup

Marazion Community Centre, Gallon Lane, Marazion, TR17 0HW. Organiser: David J Jenkins. Full details to follow

Mon Nov 5

Beacon Seniors (5 days)

Royal Beacon Hotel, The Beacon, Exmouth, EX8 2AF. RH Jones Email: jones_r53@sky.com. Website: http://keverelchess.com/

Fri Nov 9

Torbay Congress (3 days)

Livermead House Hotel, Torquay, TQ2 6QJ. Phil McConnell Email: secretary@torbaycongress.com. Website: http://torbaycongress.com/

Sat Nov 24

Cornwall v Devon

Venue and arrangements TBA

Fri Dec 14

Camborne Christmas QP

Bickford Smith Bowling Pavilion, Tuckingmill. Full details to follow

2019
Sat Jan 19

Cornwall v Somerset

Venue and arrangements TBA

Sat Mar 2

Cornwall v Gloucestershire

Venue and arrangements TBA

Sat Mar 9

East Devon Congress (2 days)

Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW. Dr Tim Paulden Email: timpaulden@gmail.com. Website: http://eastdevonchesscongress.com/

Fri Apr 19

WECU Congress (4 days)

Venue and arrangements TBA

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Annual Congress 2019

Before searching for a venue and making arrangements the committee needs to decide whether the congress should remain a closed event or become open to players from outside the oounty, which require all entrants to be ECF members at Silver level (£23.50) rather than brone (£16) as at present.

Could you please email me at 3a.roskear@gmail.com by 31 July, indicating your preference with CLOSED or OPEN. Naturally we would value any further comment you may wish to make.

Ian George


Godolphin Chess Club (Helston)

The Godolphin Chess Club has begun to meet again on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7.30 p.m. at the Godolphin Club, Wendron Street, Helston, TR13 8PS. For further details contact Stephen Fanning on 01326 372948. The club's web page is here.


Summer Chess

On 31 July and 28 August (all Tuesdays), from 7.00 p.m. there will a chess gathering in the restaurant of the Plume of Feathers, Fore Street, Pool. All are welcome. These are intended to be informal gatherings for recreational chess. It's intended to try some kriegspiel, pairs chess and any other variants that people want to play. Equipment provided. If that isn't enough to tempt you, the pub stocks an excellent selection of cask beers! Age 12 and above.

Ian George


AGM and Secretaries' Meeting

The minutes of the annual general meeting and Management Committee meeting, held on Monday 25th June, are here and here. The knock-out cup draws, made on 3 July, have been added to the minutes of the Management Committee meeting.

Main decisions taken

  • David R Jenkins elected as President, Ian George as secretary, Richard Smith as match captain, Robin Kneebone as Publicity Officer, Jeremy Menadue co-opted to Executive Sub-Committee.
  • Establishment of an organising group to plan and run events (including the annual congress)
  • New competition for newcomers and improvers to commence in the new year.
  • Roberts Cup to be contested as an average-grade competition from 2019/20

Ian George
Secretary


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This comes into force on 25th May, 2018 and applies to the Cornwall County Chess Association and all the clubs. It sets out the circumstances in which personal data may be collected, processed and retained and the manner in which this is to be carried out. All those concerned with organising chess in Cornwall (association and clubs) need to review their data handling procedures to ensure that they are within the law

The ECF has published a very useful document explaining the regulation and how it affects chess organisations. It can be found here. The website of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) contains official guidance on data protection. This can be found here. Its guidance on GDPR can be found here

Ian George


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Last updated 12/7/2018

League and Cup Results 2018/19 Season

Complete fixture lists for each club can be found on the club pages

Expanded league tables, the draws for the cup competitions and links to the detailed results are here.

County Shield

Win = 4, draw = 2, loss = 1, default = 0 points

Camborne 0 0
Falmouth 0 0
Liskeard 0 0
Newquay 0 0
Penwith 0 0
Truro 0 0

Roberts Cup

Win = 4, draw = 2, loss = 1, default = 0 points

Bude 0 0
Calstock 0 0
Camborne 0 0
Carrick 3 0 0
Falmouth 0 0
Liskeard 0 0
Newquay 0 0
Penwith 0 0
Truro 0 0

500 League

Win = 4, draw = 2, loss = 1, default = 0 points

West Division
Camborne 0 0
Falmouth 0 0
Penwith 0 0
Truro 0 0
East Division
Bude 0 0
Calstock 0 0
Lerryn 0 0
Liskeard 0 0