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Tynedale v Carlisle

Posted by Tim W on November 10, 2022

It was good to play a match against our old friends from Carlisle. Congratulations to Bruce for a fine win, and to Derek for a draw after a hard fought game. Sadly the rest of us lost, so the final score was 1½- 4½. Thanks to Colin and Bill for organising an entertaining evening.

Tynedale v Carlisle at Haydonian Club – Haydon Bridge on 8 Nov 2022
B/W Tynedale Score Carlisle B/W
Board 1 B Tim Wrigley 0-1 Paul Rivers W
Board 2 W Derek Harris ½-½ George Glover B
Board 3 B Christine Moorcroft 0-1 Alan Hiatt W
Board 4 W Bruce Reed 1-0 Bill Burgess B
Board 5 B David Foster 0-1 Bill Hardwick W
Board 6 W Paul Smith 0-1 James McDougall B
Total 1½- 4½

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Tynedale Chess Club Championship 2021-22: full results

Posted by fellman01 on September 27, 2022

Round 1: John Morgan 0-1 Christine Moorcroft; Andy Gessey 0-1 Jonny Kearney; Derek Harris 1-0 Dave Scott; Steve Larkin bye.

Round 2: Jonny 0-1 Derek; Christine 1-0 Andy; Steve 1-0 John; Dave bye.

Round 3: Andy 0-1 Steve; Derek 1-0 Christine; Dave 0-1 Jonny;John bye.

Round 4: Christine 1-0 Dave; Steve 0-1 Derek; John 1-0 Andy; Jonny bye.

Round 5: Derek 1-0 John; Dave 0-1 Steve; Jonny 1-0 Christine; Andy bye.

Round 6: Steve 1-0 Jonny; John 0.5-0.5 Dave; Andy 0-1 Derek; Christine bye.

Round 7: Dave 1-0 Andy; Jonny 1-0 John; Christine 0-1 Steve; Derek bye.

Final scores: Derek 6/6; Steve 5/6; Jonny 4/6; Christine 3/6;John and Dave 1.5/6;Andy 0/6.

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Club championship 2021-22 round 2 results

Posted by fellman01 on December 12, 2021

Jonny Kearney (1) 0 – 1 Derek Harris (1)

Christine Moorcroft (1) 1 – 0 Andy Gessey (0)

Steve Larkin (-) 1 – 0 John Morgan (0)

Dave Scott (0) bye

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Club championship 2021-22 round 1 results

Posted by fellman01 on November 20, 2021

John Morgan 0-1 Christine Moorcroft

Andy Gessey 0-1 Jonny Kearney

Derek Harris 1-0 Dave Scott

Steve Larkin bye

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Jeremy Handley Memorial match v Morpeth 14/10/21

Posted by fellman01 on October 15, 2021

This annual fixture was once again held online, over 8 boards, with the following results:

  1. Derek Harris 0-1 Richard Symonds
  2. Tim Wrigley 0-1 James Turner
  3. David Wrigley 0-1 Phil Eastlake
  4. Steve Larkin 0-1 Geoff Loxham
  5. Jonny Kearney 1-0 Alan Welsh
  6. Bruce Reed 0-1 John Horton
  7. John Morgan 1-0 Stephen Farrelly
  8. Andy Gessey 0-1 David Simm

So a clearcut win for Morpeth.

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NEOL Update

Posted by Tim W on March 4, 2021

Tynedale are doing well in Season 2 of the NE Online Chess League under Dave Humphrey’s guidance.

I have copied the results to a TCC page (TCC NEOL Page) on the left hand side of the screen, though they are currently also available on the NEOL Website

The last match of the season is next Tuesday, 9 March against Darlington.

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Online Match

Posted by Tim W on April 9, 2020

Match Played Online Thu 9 Apr 2020
Monarchs Reivers
Tim Wrigley 1-0 Ian Mackay
Dave Wrigley 1-0 Peter Crichton
Derek Harris 1-0 Steve Larkin
Dave Humphreys 1-0 Dave Foster Snr
Jonny Kearney 1-0 Dave Foster Jnr
Tim Barmby 1-0 John Morgan
David Scott 1-0 Andy Gessey

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Club nights to restart

Posted by Tim W on March 20, 2020

The club held its AGM last night (23 Sept 2022) and is intending to restart face to face meetings from 6th Oct 2022.

Broadly speaking we will meet in Corbridge Parish Hall on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

The alternate weeks (2nd and 4th) in The Dyvels are not currently being scheduled.

For confirmation of dates please refer to the Club Nights Page

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Photo – Wentworth Display

Posted by Tim W on November 3, 2019

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Yichen Again

Posted by Tim W on February 4, 2019

This week’s Hexham Courant has a full page spread titled “Does chess deserve a Sporting Chance ?” raising the question of whether or not Chess is a sport. It also features another 4 pictures of Yichen’s simultaneous and more publicity for Tynedale Chess Club. Thanks to Joseph Tulip & the Courant.

To read the Courant article click on the following link :

Hexham Courant – Does chess deserve a sporting chance ?

This photo of Yichen is courtesy Hexham Courant – Thank You

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