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2020 ECF online county matches

Last updated 18 July 2020

 

ECF Counties online competition Open Division 2B. The online competition was initiated by the ECF in collaboration with chess.com in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. There was a preliminary match so that players and team captains could check that their online systems would perform satisfactorily. Worcestershire accepted an invitation from the ECF to participate on 1 June 2020 and the preliminary match was played 6 June. The players’ results were submitted for online grading, but the match result was not used for the competition itself being in the nature of a trial so that players and captains could become familiar with playing online using the chess.com platform. Worcestershire play in Open Division 2B and have four matches. Time control was 60 minutes plus 15 seconds increment from move 1.

 

ECF Online Counties Open Division 2B

 

Team Play Won Draw Lost For Against Diff Points
Cumbria 3 2 1 0 24½ 15½ 9 5
Shropshire 3 1 2 0 20½ 17½ 3 4
Worcestershire 4 2 0 2 27½ 22½ 5 4
Somerset 3 1 1 1 18 18 0 3
Hampshire 3 0 0 3 26½ -17 0
Date Home Team Result Away Team
20th Jun Cumbria 10 - 2 Hampshire
20th Jun Shropshire 7½ - 4½ Worcestershire
4th Jul Worcestershire 6½ - 7½ Cumbria
4th Jul Hampshire 4 - 8 Somerset
18th Jul Somerset 4 - 8 Worcestershire
18th Jul Cumbria 7 - 7 Shropshire
25th Jul Shropshire 6 - 6 Somerset
25th Jul Worcestershire 8½ - 3½ Hampshire
1st Aug Hampshire 0 - 0 Shropshire
1st Aug Somerset 0 - 0 Cumbria

 

 

Round 4 Worcestershire - Hampshire 25 July 2020

 

Board Grade Worcestershire Score Hampshire Grade
1 180 Hurney, Kevin (w) 1 - 0 Chilton, James I (b) 160
2 162 Evans, Harry G ½ - ½ Graham, David 156
3 160 Towers, Nigel S 1 - 0 Thurstans, Richard 150
4 159 Woodhouse, Stephen V 0 - 1 Shek, Daniel 129
5 159 Collett, Ray A 1 - 0 Feltham, George 127
6 148 Wilson, Julie C 0 - 1 Young, Jonathan G 125
7 149 Russell, Scott 1 - 0 O'Donovan, Fionn 123
8 145 Aboushady, Hossameldin 0 - 1 Deacon, Matthew 114
9 138 Hayles, Robin 1 - 0 Cutter, Tim G 109
10 133 Shaw, Tony 1 - 0 Ware, Philip J 108
11 126 Holmes, Matthew A 1 - 0 Willis, Alan S 107
12 133 Ellis, Ian 1 - 0 Deacon, Nicholas 89
    Result 8½ - 3½    

 

Round 3 Somerset - Worcestershire 18 July 2020

 

Board Grade Somerset Score Worcestershire Grade
1 223 IM Rudd, Jack (w) 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin (b) 180
2 185 Chaplin, Peter E ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus 174
3 174 Lampard, Alice 0 - 1 Evans, Harry G 162
4 162 Miller, George I 0 - 1 Towers, Nigel S 160
5 159 Kumar, Yuvraj 0 - 1 Woodhouse, Stephen V 159
6 153 Morgan, Roger ½ - ½ Collett, Ray A 159
7 152 McKinley, Chris TJ 1 - 0 Wilson, Julie C 148
8 133 Acibar, Arnold 0 - 1 Russell, Scott 149
9 131 Dimond, Peter D 0 - 1 Aboushady, Hossameldin 145
10 120 Greenaway, Christopher P 0 - 1 Hayles, Robin 138
11 113 Symonds, Haroon 1 - 0 Shaw, Tony 133
12 104 Maber, Martyn J 0 - 1 Holmes, Matthew A 126
    Result 4 - 8    
The match was played on chess.com with paired players issuing individual challenges to opponents. Scores in green are links to games scores at chess.com

 

Round 2: Worcestershire - Cumbria 4 July 2020

 

Board Grade Worcestershire Score Cumbria Grade
1 180 Hurney, Kevin (w) 0 - 1 Davis, Holden 171
2 162 Evans, Harry G 1 - 0 McAtear, Jacob B 171
3 160 Towers, Nigel S 1 - 0 Hart, Roger 162
4 159 Woodhouse, Stephen V ½ - ½ Jones, Neil T 156
5 159 Collett, Ray A ½ - ½ Sharkey, Gary 142
6 148 Wilson, Julie C 0 - 1 Millar, Greg F 137
7 146 Maybury, Philip C 0 - 1 Mackay, Ian W 132
8 145 Aboushady, Hossameldin 1 - 0 Wright, David 131
9 149 Russell, Scott 1 - 0 Grave, John 131
10 138 Hayles, Robin 0 - 1 Stone, Ian C 130
11 133 Shaw, Tony ½ - ½ Caulfield, Peter E 128
12 126 Holmes, Matthew A 0 - 1 Bowler, Tim 117
13 120 Cleak, David 0 - 1 Llewellyn, Alan M 113
14 118 Kirkland, Arnold G 1 - 0 Murdoch, Stephen 101
    Result 6½ - 7½    
The match was played on chess.com with paired players issuing individual challenges to opponents. Scores in green are links to games scores at chess.com

 

Round 1: Shropshire - Worcestershire 20 June 2020

 

Board Grade Shropshire Score Worcestershire Grade
1 189 Paul, Nathanael (w) 1 - 0 Mellor, Stephen D (b) 180
2 173 Zabrocki, Philip AM ½ - ½ Evans, Harry G 162
3 172 Gostelow, David W ½ - ½ Towers, Nigel S 160
4 167 Grillage, Andrew 1 - 0 Woodhouse, Stephen V 159
5 164 Lewis, Christopher D ½ - ½ Wilson, Julie C 148
6 159 Clark, Matthew DH ½ - ½ Maybury, Philip C 146
7 155 Kitchen, Peter J ½ - ½ Aboushady, Hossameldin 145
8 151 Smith, Mark ½ - ½ Russell, Scott 149
9 149 Tarr, Steve F 1 - 0 Shaw, Tony 133
10 118 Hilditch-Love, Daniel 0 - 1 Holmes, Matthew A 126
11 115 Holmes, Nick D 1 - 0 Cleak, David 120
12 85 Holyhead, James ½ - ½ Kirkland, Arnold G 118
    Result 7½ - 4½    
The match was played on chess.com with paired players issuing individual challenges to opponents. Scores in green are links to games scores at chess.com

 

 

Preliminary round: Worcestershire - Gloucestershire 6 June 2020

 

Board Grade Worcestershire score Gloucestershire Grade
1 180 Stephen Mellor (b) 0 - 1 Michael Ashworth (w) 198
2 160 Nigel Towers ½ - ½ John Jenkins 182
3 159 Stephen Woodhouse 0 - 1 Robert Ashworth 154
4 148 Julie Wilson 1 - 0 Aaron Saunders 153
5 146 Phil Maybury 0 - 1 Graham Brown 141
6 145 Hossam Aboushady 0 - 1 Adrian Walker 140
7 149 Scott Russell ½ - ½ Ainsley Killy 124
8 133 Tony Shaw ½ - ½ Matthew Reeki-Black 122
9 126 Matthew Holmes 0 - 1 Kevin Markey 102
10 118 Arnold Kirkland 0 - 1 Alex Carey 100e
11 112 Joseph Dance ½ - ½ Indy Southcott-Moyers 99
12 105 Jeremy Humphries ½ - ½ Shaun Walsh 83
    Result 3½ - 8½    
The match was played on chess.com with paired players issuing individual challenges to opponents. Scores in green are links to games scores at chess.com

 

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