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Diary - Online Events

2022
4th Cornwall Online Congress

This was a seven round fortnightly Swiss at a time control of 45'+15". Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


4NCL Online League

Play in season 5 ended on April 19. Follow the links from the 4NCL Online League page for results, rules, fixtures, standings, etc.


3rd Cornwall Online Rapidplay

This was a five round Swiss on Sunday April 3 at a time control of 30'+10". Paul Edwards and Andy Beach were joint winners on 4/5. Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.

The tournament has been uploaded to Chess-Results.com


Cornwall Online League (season 4)

The competition was won by Bude 1 three points ahead of Carrick Saracens and the two Calstock teams

All information and links, including the final league table are at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/col(3)-index.html


2nd Cornwall Online Knock-out tournament

This was played on on Sunday 9th January. There were 15 entries

Main event

In the final John Nunn defeated Robin Kneebone

Plate

In the final of this event, for first-round losers, Kieran Macphail defeated Maria Evdokimova.

Full results and prize list are at http://cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/cko(1).html


2021

4NCL Online League

Play in season 4 ended on November 17. Follow the links from the 4NCL Online League page for results, rules, fixtures, standings, etc.


3rd Cornwall Online Congress

This was a seven round fortnightly Swiss at a time control of 45'+15". Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


Cornwall Online League (season 3)

The competition was won by Bude Surfers "A" with a round to spare and a 100% record

All information and links, including the final league table are at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/col(3)-index.html


Cornwall Online League (season 2)

The competition was won by Bude 1 with a round to spare and a 100% record

All information and links, including the final league table are at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/col(3)-index.html


2nd Cornwall Online Rapidplay 2021

This was a five round Swiss on Sunday July 18 at a time control of 30'+10". Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.

The tournament has been uploaded to Chess-Results.com


Online Summer Congress

This was a weekly five round fortnightly Swiss from June 15 to July 13 at a time control of 25'+10" for two games per round. Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


Cornwall v SC Heimbach-Weis/Neuwied (Germany) - 8/6/2021

This proved to be a highly enjoyable 90 minutes of Blitz against the strong Heimbach-Weis club from Neuwied in Germany. It was a lichess team battle over 16 boards at a time control of 5'/3". The final result was a win for Heimbach-Weis by 198-136. Given the difference in the average ratings of the teams, this was a better result for Cornwall than expected

Many thank to Petra Nunn and Robin Kneebone on the Cornwall side and to Christian Fink from Heimbach-Weis for organising. It is clear that everyone had a good time.

The full results are at https://lichess.org/tournament/LGGe59Cf


1st Cornwall Online Knock-out tournament

This was played on on Sunday 30th May. There were 17 entries

Main event

The main game in the final, between Robin Kneebone and John Nunn was drawn. John won the event by defeating Robin in the tie-break blitz game (5'/3")

Plate

In the final of this event, for first-round losers, Philip May defeated David Jenkins.

Full results and prize list are at http://cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/cko(1).html


Bude Spring 2021 All-Play-All

There were 6 players. The final round was played on 27 May. The tournament was won by Maurice Richards with 4/5. Final standings:

  • 4 Maurice Richards
  • 3½ Christine Constable
  • 2½ Lloyd Russell
  • 2 Hugh Brown, David Jenkins
  • 1 Luke Collins

    Full details here.


    Cornwall Online League (season 2)

    In the last round, the league leaders, Calstock & Lerryn Killers, met Falmouth & Truro 1 who were a point behind. The result was victory for Falmouth & Truro 1 who win the competition. Congratulations to them.

    All information and links, including the final league table are at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/archive-online/col(2)-index.html


    2nd Cornwall Online Rapidplay

    This was a seven round fortnightly Swiss in two sections at a time control of 45'+15". Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


    4NCL Online League

    Play in season 3 ended on April 20. Follow the links from the 4NCL Online League page for results, rules, fixtures, standings, etc.

    Trelawny's Army, Falmouth & Truro's division 3 team are promoted and will play in division 1 in season 4. Bude are promoted to division 3.


    1st Bude Open Swiss

    This was a five-round Swiss with 10 players. The final round was played on 15 April. The tournament was won by Maurice Richards with 5/5. Final standings and round by round scores are here.


    Western Counties Online Championship

    Congratulations to Devon who dominated throughout and won with a 100% score, dropping only 12 game points out of 90. Cornwall were 2nd with 4 wins.

    Results and standings are at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/online/west.html


    Bude Under 125 Congress

    This was a double-round all-play-play with 10 players. The 18th and final round was played on 25 February. Final standings and round by round scores are here.


    1st Cornwall Online Rapidplay

    This was a one day five round Swiss played in two sections on Sunday 24th January 2021. The rate of play was 30' + 10" . Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


    Cornwall 8½ - 2½ Fiji

    Board scores and report are here. Games

    Thanks are due to Goru Arvind of the Fiji Chess Federation and our president, Professor David Jenkins for setting up the match in the first place, to the experienced FIDE Arbiter Adam Raoof for controlling the match on the Tornelo platform and to Cornwall captain Robin Kneebone.


    2020

    4NCL Online League

    Play in season 2 ended on November 17. Follow the links from the 4NCL Online League page for results, rules, fixtures, standings, etc.

    Having beaten Horsham 1 by 4 - 0 in the semi-final Trelawny's Army, Falmouth & Truro's division 3 team will meet Catford Cosmonauts 2 in the divisional Final on 15th December.


    1st Cornwall Online Congress

    This was a seven round fortnightly tournament in four sections (three APA, one Swiss) with two games per pairing at 30'+15". Final standings, round by round scores and the prize list are here.


    1st 4NCL Hull Online Congress

    This was held as a five-round Swiss from Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November.

    Results of the Cornish players were as follows:

  • OPEN: 3½ Jeremy Menadue. 53 entries
  • UNDER 2000: 3½ Kieran Macphail, 2½ Jamie Morgan. 42 entries
  • U1700: 3 Christine Constable, 1½ Maurice Richards. 46 entries
  • U1400: 2½ Lloyd Russell, 2 John James. 37 entries

  • Online Match: Falmouth & Truro 4 - 7 Lewisham
    This was a friendly match played over 11 boards on 27th September. Lewisham had White on the odd boards.
      Falmouth & Truro 4 - 7 Lewisham
    1 2065 Lloyd Retallick 0 - 1 Madara Orlovska 2125
    2 2050 Jeremy Menadue ½ - ½ Mark Robertson 2088
    3 1942 Mark Hassall 1 - 0 Peter Wood 1990
    4 1983 Robin Kneebone 1 - 0 Tim Gluckman 1885
    5 1750 Manuel Patiño 0 - 1 Andrew Craig 1773
    6 1643 Beatrice Steele 0 - 1 Cam Tat 1700
    7 1607 Bryan Jones ½ - ½ Tony Foreman 1570
    8 1525 Ian Renshaw 1 - 0 Cris Marchettini 1405
    9 1412 Peter Doubleday 0 - 1 Henry Butowsky 1550
    10 1390 Maria Evdokimova 0 - 1 Jim Barber 1308
    11 1345 Hugh Brown 0 - 1 Iain Hunt 1255

    Robin Kneebone's report, together with links to some of the games, is here


    Cornwall Online League

    Play in season 1 of the the Cornwall Online League ended on August 16. Congratulations to winnwers, Bude who finished two points clear of Calstock/Lerryn Killers and Camborne Pendarves. Final table and links to results here.

    We plan to start season 2 in the new year when the Cornwall Online Congress is completed.


    National Online Club Championship

    The first National Online Club Championship, organised by the The English Chess Federation ran from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 June on similar lines to the OTB National Club Championship. Two teams entered from Cornwall: Bude and Trelawny's Army (Cornwall county). Full results of the Cornish teams are are at html/online/ncc-jun2020.html.


    4NCL Online League

    Play in season 1 ended on June 9. Follow the links from the 4NCL Online League page for results, rules, fixtures, standings, etc.


    Last updated 8/5/2022