Royston Chess Club

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Cambridge Jamboree - rapid play

Posted by Keith woodhouse on May 21, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Royston entered a team of four and were looking good for winning the cup but lost out in the last round to come joint second with Linton. Cambridge won with 9 point to our 8.

There were seven teams involved from cambridgeshire with a cross table so that the strongest player in a team always played the strongest in another team. Each player played 3 games so the maximum points a team could win was 12.

Summary of venture into Cambs League

Posted by Keith woodhouse on June 4, 2010 at 6:04 PM Comments comments (0)

Royston Chess Club won the Cambridgeshire League at the first time of asking in the 2009/10 season.  Of the 10 matches Royston won eight and drew two, finishing on 18 points, six more than our closest challengers, Warboys.  We started with a narrow and very fortunate win over Cambridge.  A good win against St Neots was followed by tense draws against Warboys and Peterborough, and a narrow win against New England (the other team from Peterborough).  Going into the second ha...

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Royston win 550 final

Posted by Keith woodhouse on May 20, 2010 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Royston team won 3:1 against  New England to take the final played at Warboys. The match was hard fougth by both sides with dave conceeding the only loss on  board 2 after we had won on remaining 3 boards.

Team: Brian Judkin (1)

          Dave Hurricks (2)

          Keith Wooodhouse (3)

         Nick Parry-Evans ...

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