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West Midlands Area League

Division 1

Summer 2020 Division 1

Updated 19 September 2020

Sutton Coldfield lead both Divisions

17 Sep. Worcester had its most successful night in Division 1 beating Redditch. The two other matches were much closer with Greenlands beating Warwick Uniiversity Alumni and Solihull triumphing over South Birmingham 1. Sutton Coldfield retain their position at the top of the table in spite of having no match. Greenlands edge ahead of SB2.

10 Sep. Sutton had a huge win against SB2 to put them at the head. Meanwhile, Greenlands beat Worcester twice to get maximum match points and put themselves in third position.

3 Sep. Greenlands beat SB1 while SB2 lose to Warwick Univ Alumni and Redditch draw with Solihull 1.

27 Aug. South Birmingham 2 move to the top with a win and draw with Worcester 1. Solihull 1 move up with wins against Greenlands 1.

20 Aug. Sutton Coldfield go into the lead with an aggregate win against Worcester. Current league champions South Birmingham 1 were kept down by a draw with club mates from newly promoted South Birmingham 2

13 Aug. In round 1 of the summer season, newly promoted South Birmingham 2 outshine Solihull 1.

Division 1 table Summer 2020

Team Play Won Draw Lost For Against Points
Sutton Coldfield 1 8 6 1 1 20 12 16
Greenlands 1 10 5 2 3 20½ 19½ 15
South Birmingham 2 10 5 1 4 19 21 13
Worcester 1 10 3 3 4 19½ 20½ 11
Solihull 1 8 3 2 3 17 15 10
Warwick University Alumni 8 2 2 4 16½ 15½ 8
South Birmingham 1 10 3 1 6 17½ 22½ 7
Redditch 8 2 2 4 14 18 7
Date Home Team Result Away Team
Thu 13th Aug Solihull 1 2½ - 5½ South Birmingham 2
Thu 13th Aug South Birmingham 1 3 - 5 Sutton Coldfield 1
Thu 13th Aug Worcester 1 4½ - 3½ Warwick University Alumni
Thu 20th Aug Sutton Coldfield 1 5 - 3 Worcester 1
Thu 20th Aug South Birmingham 2 4 - 4 South Birmingham 1
Thu 20th Aug Greenlands 1 3½ - 4½ Redditch
Thu 27th Aug Solihull 1 6 - 2 Greenlands 1
Thu 27th Aug Worcester 1 3 - 5 South Birmingham 2
Thu 27th Aug Warwick University Alumni 5 - 3 Sutton Coldfield 1
Thu 3rd Sep South Birmingham 2 3½ - 4½ Warwick University Alumni
Thu 3rd Sep Greenlands 1 5 - 3 South Birmingham 1
Thu 3rd Sep Redditch 4 - 4 Solihull 1
Thu 10th Sep South Birmingham 1 4 - 4 Redditch
Thu 10th Sep Worcester 1 2½ - 5½ Greenlands 1
Thu 10th Sep Sutton Coldfield 1 7 - 1 South Birmingham 2
Thu 17th Sep Greenlands 1 4½ - 3½ Warwick University Alumni
Thu 17th Sep Redditch 1½ - 6½ Worcester 1
Thu 17th Sep Solihull 1 4½ - 3½ South Birmingham 1
Thu 24th Sep Worcester 1 - Solihull 1
Thu 24th Sep Warwick University Alumni - Redditch
Thu 24th Sep Sutton Coldfield 1 - Greenlands 1
Thu 1st Oct Greenlands 1 - South Birmingham 2
Thu 1st Oct Redditch - Sutton Coldfield 1
Thu 1st Oct Solihull 1 - Warwick University Alumni
Thu 1st Oct South Birmingham 1 - Worcester 1
Thu 8th Oct Warwick University Alumni - South Birmingham 1
Thu 8th Oct Sutton Coldfield 1 - Solihull 1
Thu 8th Oct South Birmingham 2 - Redditch
Board Colour Solihull 1 17 Sep South Birmingham 1
1 w McCumiskey, Andrew 0 - 1 Pitcher, John
2 b Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0 Flynn, David
3 w Byrne, Nigel ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus
4 b Joy, Praveen 0 - 1 Larsen, Pelle
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1 b McCumiskey, Andrew 0 - 1 Pitcher, John
2 w Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0 Flynn, David
3 b Byrne, Nigel 1 - 0 Walsh, Marcus
4 w Joy, Praveen 1 - 0 Larsen, Pelle
    Result 3 - 1  
Board Colour Redditch 17 Sep Worcester 1
1 b Evans, Harry 0 - 1 Mellor, Stephen
2 w Towers, Nigel ½ - ½ Holmes, Mattew
3 b Stanton, Giles 0 - 1 Kitson, Peter
4 w Russell, Scott 1 - 0 Sutton, Rob
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1 w Evans, Harry 0 - 1 Mellor, Stephen
2 b Towers, Nigel 0 - 1 Holmes, Mattew
3 w Stanton, Giles 0 - 1 Kitson, Peter
4 b Russell, Scott 0 - 1 Sutton, Rob
    Result 0 - 4  
Board Colour Greenlands 1 17 Sep Warwick University Alumni
1 b Hurney, Kevin 1 - 0 Hall, Sam
2 w Stern, Robert 1 - 0 Munns, James
3 b Woodhouse, Stephen ½ - ½ Coldwell, Matthew
4 w Ellis, Ian 0 - 1 Shellard, Paul
    Result ½ - ½  
1 b Hurney, Kevin 0 - 1 Hall, Sam
2 w Stern, Robert ½ - ½ Munns, James
3 b Woodhouse, Stephen 1 - 0 Coldwell, Matthew
4 w Ellis, Ian ½ - ½ Shellard, Paul
    Result 2 - 2  
Board Colour Sutton Coldfield 1 10 Sep South Birmingham 2
1 b Stepanyan, Henrik 1 - 0 Mycroft, Richard
2 w Owen, Neil 1 - 0 Clark, Neil
3 b Mesesan, Mircea-Marius ½ - ½ Lane, Tim
4 w Mildenhall, John 1 - 0 Dicen, Elis
    Result 3½ - ½  
1 b Stepanyan, Henrik 1 - 0 Mycroft, Richard
2 w Owen, Neil 1 - 0 Clark, neil
3 b Mesesan, Mircea-Marius ½ - ½ Lane, Tim
4 w Mildenhall, John 1 - 0 Dicen, Elis
    Result 3½ - ½  
Board Colour Worcester 1 10 Sep Greenlands 1
1 b Holmes, Matthew 0 - 1 Arkell, Keith
2 w Mellor, Stephen ½ - ½ Hurney, Kevin
3 b Kitson, Peter ½ - ½ Stern,Robert
4 w Kirkland, Arnold 0 - 1 Woodhouse, Stephen
    Result 1 - 3  
1 b Holmes, Matthew 0 - 1 Arkell, Keith
2 w Mellor, Stephen 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin
3 b Kitson, Peter ½ - ½ Stern,Robert
4 w Kirkland, Arnold 0 - 1 Woodhouse, Stephen
    Result 1½ - 2½  
Board Colour South Birmingham 1 10 Sep Redditch
1 b Flynn, David 1 - 0 Evans, Harry
2 w Hazelhurst, Cory 1 - 0 Towers, Nigel
3 b Larsen, Pelle 1 - 0 Smith, David
4 w default 0 - 1 Rimmington, Anthony
    Result 3 - 1  
1 b Flynn, David 0 - 1 Evans, Harry
2 w Hazelhurst, Cory 0 - 1 Towers, Nigel
3 b Larsen, Pelle 1 - 0 Smith, David
4 w default 0 - 1 Rimmington, Anthony
    Result 1 - 3  
Board Colour Redditch 3 Sep Solihull 1
1   Mathurin, Anthony 0 - 1 McCumiskey, Andrew
2   Towers, Nigel ½ - ½ Summerfield
3   Evans, Harry 1 - 0 Byrne, Nigel
4   Scott, Russell ½ - ½ Joy, Praveen
    Result 2 - 2  
1   Mathurin, Anthony 0 - 1 McCumiskey, Andrew
2   Towers, Nigel 0 - 1 Summerfield
3   Evans, Harry 1 - 0 Byrne, Nigel
4   Scott, Russell 1 - 0 Joy, Praveen
    Result 2 - 2  
Board Colour Greenlands 1 3 Sep South Birmingham 1
1   Arkell, Keith 1 - 0 Flynn, David
2   Hurney, Kevin 1 - 0 Walsh, Marcus
3   Stern, Robert 1 - 0 Hazelhurst, Cory
4   Woodhouse, Stephen 0 - 1 Dicen, Imogen
    Result 3 - 1  
1   Arkell, Keith 1 - 0 Flynn, David
2   Hurney, Kevin ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus
3   Stern, Robert 0 - 1 Hazelhurst, Cory
4   Woodhouse, Stephen ½ - ½ Dicen, Imogen
    Result 2 - 2  
Board Colour South Birmingham 2 3 Sep Warwick Univ Alumni
1   Kasafir, Nathanael 0 - 1 Batchelor, Peter
2   Lane, Tim 0 - 1 Goodall, Jasper
3   Dicen, Elis 0 - 1 Thorpe, Thomas
4   Clarke, Neil 1 - 0 Huffer, Jack
    Result 1 - 3  
1   Kasafir, Nathanael 0 - 1 Batchelor, Peter
2   Lane, Tim 1 - 0 Goodall, Jasper
3   Dicen, Elis ½ - ½ Thorpe, Thomas
4   Clarke, Neil 1 - 0 Huffer, Jack
    Result 2½ - 1½  
Board Colour Warwick Univ Alumni 27 Aug Sutton Coldfield 1
1   Batchelor, Peter ½ - ½ Stepanyan, Henrik
2   Daskalov, Dimeter 1 - 0 Mesesan, Mircea-Marius
3   Coldwell, Matthew 0 - 1 Owen, Neil
4   Huffer, Jack 0 - 1 Soszynski, Marek
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1   Batchelor, Peter ½ - ½ Stepanyan, Henrik
2   Daskalov, Dimeter 1 - 0 Mesesan, Mircea-Marius
3   Coldwell, Matthew 1 - 0 Owen, Neil
4   Huffer, Jack 1 - 0 Soszynski, Marek
    Result 3½ - ½  
Board Colour Worcester 1 27 Aug South Birmingham 2
1   Holmes, Matthew 1 - 0 Kasafir, Nathanael
2   Kitson, Peter ½ - ½ Lane, Tim
3   Kirkland, Arnold 0 - 1 Dicen, Elis
4   Hayles, Robin ½ - ½ Clarke, Neil
    Result 2 - 2  
1   Holmes, Matthew ½ - ½ Kasafir, Nathanael
2   Kitson, Peter ½ - ½ Lane, Tim
3   Kirkland, Arnold 0 - 1 Dicen, Elis
4   Hayles, Robin 0 - 1 Clarke, Neil
    Result 1 - 3  
Board Colour Solihull 1 27 Aug Greenlands 1
1   McCumiskey, Andrew P ½ - ½ Hurney, Kevin
2   Gibbon, Eric ½ - ½ Stern, Robert
3   Roper, Paul ½ - ½ Woodhouse, Stepehen
4   Summerfield, Julian 1 - 0 Ellis, Ian
    Result 2½ - 1½  
1   McCumiskey, Andrew P 1 - 0 Hurney, Kevin
2   Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0 Stern, Robert
3   Roper, Paul ½ - ½ Woodhouse, Stepehen
4   Summerfield, Julian 1 - 0 Ellis, Ian
    Result 3½ - ½  
Board Colour Greenlands 1 20 Aug Redditch
1   Hurney, Kevin ½ - ½ Evans, Harry G
2   Stern, Robert C 1 - 0 Towers, Nigel S
3   Woodhouse, Stephen V 0 - 1 Mathurin, Anthony
4   Ellis, Ian 1 - 0 Smith, David
    Result 1½ - 1½  
1   Hurney, Kevin 0 - 1 Evans, Harry G
2   Stern, Robert C 1 - 0 Towers, Nigel S
3   Woodhouse, Stephen V 0 - 1 Mathurin, Anthony
4   Ellis, Ian 0 - 1 Smith, David
    Result 1 - 3  
Board Colour South Birmingham 2 20 Aug South Birmingham 1
1   Mihalik, Agoston ½ - ½ Larsen, Pelle O
2   Kasafir, Nathanael ½ - ½ Hazlehurst, Cory S
3   Lane, Tim A ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus
4   Dicen, Elis Denele 0 - 1 Flynn, David
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1   Mihalik, Agoston 1 - 0 Larsen, Pelle O
2   Kasafir, Nathanael ½ - ½ Hazlehurst, Cory S
3   Lane, Tim A ½ - ½ Walsh, Marcus
4   Dicen, Elis Denele ½ - ½ Flynn, David
    Result 2½ - 1½  
Board Colour Sutton Coldfield 1 20 Aug Worcester 1
1   Stepanyan, Henrik 1 - 0 Mellor, Stephen D
2   Mesesan, Mircea-Marius 1 - 0 Holmes, Matthew A
3   Owen, Neil J 1 - 0 Sutton, Rob
4   Soszynski, Marek J 0 - 1 Kitson, Peter R
    Result 3 - 1  
1   Stepanyan, Henrik 1 - 0 Mellor, Stephen D
2   Mesesan, Mircea-Marius ½ - ½ Holmes, Matthew A
3   Owen, Neil J ½ - ½ Sutton, Rob
4   Soszynski, Marek J 0 - 1 Kitson, Peter R
    Result 2 - 2  
Board Colour Worcester 1 13 Aug Warwick University Alumni
1 W Holmes, Matthew A ½ - ½ Goodall, Jaspar
2 B Mellor, Stephen D 1 - 0 Munns, James
3 W Kirkland, Arnold G 1 - 0 Coldwell, Matthew
4 B Hayles, Robin 0 - 1 Foster, Sam
    Result 2½ - 1½  
1 B Holmes, Matthew A 0 - 1 Goodall, Jaspar
2 W Mellor, Stephen D 1 - 0 Munns, James
3 B Kirkland, Arnold G 0 - 1 Coldwell, Matthew
4 W Hayles, Robin 1 - 0 Foster, Sam
    Result 2 - 2  
Board Colour South Birmingham 1 13 Aug Sutton Coldfield 1
1 B Pitcher, John ½ - ½ Stepanyan, Henrik
2 W Walsh, Marcus 1 - 0 Mesesan, Mircea-Marius
3 B Dicen, Imogen 0 - 1 Owen, Neil J
4 W Larsen, Pelle 0 - 1 Mildenhall, John
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1 B Pitcher, John ½ - ½ Stepanyan, Henrik
2 W Walsh, Marcus 0 - 1 Mesesan, Mircea-Marius
3 B Dicen, Imogen 1 - 0 Owen, Neil J
4 W Larsen, Pelle 0 - 1 Mildenhall, John
    Result 1½ - 2½  
Board Colour Solihull 1 13 Aug South Birmingham 2
1 B Summerfield, Julian H 0 - 1 Kasafir, Nathanael
2 W Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0 Thompson, Matthew T
3 B Byrne, Nigel ½ - ½ Dicen, Elis Denele
4 W Joy, Praveen 0 - 1 Lane, Tim A
    Result 1½ - 2½  
1 B Summerfield, Julian H 0 - 1 Kasafir, Nathanael
2 W Gibbon, Eric 1 - 0 Thompson, Matthew T
3 B Byrne, Nigel 0 - 1 Dicen, Elis Denele
4 W Joy, Praveen 0 - 1 Lane, Tim A
    Result 1 - 3