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Raising BCCA teams for the ICCF Champions League

We are assembling BCCA teams to enter the next season of the ICCF Champions League. So, if you are rated around 2250 or over, you can be considered for one of the teams. BCCA will pay all entry fees so this is an excellent way to get value for your membership. The ICCF announcement is … Continue reading Raising BCCA teams for the ICCF Champions League
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BCCA Magazine posted out to all members

The latest issue of the BCCA magazine (CC203) has now been posted out to all members. You should receive your copy through the post in the next few days. As well as including your Membership Renewal form, it contains annotated games from BCCA members and two grandmasters!
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2018-19 Gambit Tournament Result

Russell Sherwood is the winner of 2018 BCCA Gambit Tournament  Number 1.  A complete crosstable and games are available HERE Alex Relyea, BCCA Gambit and Counter Gambit Tournament coordinator
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2018 -19, End Game Results.

Congratulations to Frank Mahon  on a very impressive performance with 7.5 points out of a possible 8
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Membership Renewal 2019/20

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL NOW OPEN! Go “HERE” to renew your membership & then proceed to the Payment Page. Big changes this year so please read carefully. The main changes are: Membership cost reduced to £10 for UK members (£20 for non-UK members). An increase in the number of FREE tournaments. Webserver Trio’s are now free … Continue reading Membership Renewal 2019/20
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New Handicap Tournament Organiser – Phill Beckett

After 25 years in control of the BCCA Handicap tournament, Steve Clark has had to retire due to ill health. BCCA owes a great debt of thanks to Steve & we wish him well. The new Handicap Tournament Organiser is Phill Beckett. All Handicap players should, from now on, report all results & request new … Continue reading New Handicap Tournament Organiser – Phill Beckett
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Anthony Roberts wins webserver Silver Medal tournament

The 2018 webserver Silver Medal tournament No.1 has now finished and the final crosstable (with all the games) can be seen on the server here. Congratulations to Anthony Roberts for winning the tournament – well played! Anthony will receive a BCCA Silver Medal & is also awarded 10 Candidate Master points taking his total to … Continue reading Anthony Roberts wins webserver Silver Medal tournament
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David Cook wins Postal Bronze Tournament

The 2018 Postal Bronze tournament has finished resulting in victory for David Cook – well played David! The final crosstable & games can be viewed here .  David is also awarded 3 BCCA Candidate Master points.
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2018-19 Endgame Tournament Finished

Only 3 players entered the 2018-19 Endgame tournament which resulted in a comprehensive win for Frank McMahon. The final scores were: F McMahon 7½, D Richardson 3, M Thistlewood 1½. The Endgame tournament provides valuable endgame practice without affecting your rating (these tournaments are unrated). For next season, these tournaments will be free to enter!
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Dave Grobler wins Silver Medal Tournament

Dave Grobler has won the 2018 Webserver Silver Medal tournament No.2 with an excellent score of 8/10 – well played Dave! Arthur Reed can count himself unlucky in 2nd place achieving the same score as Dave but losing out on the top spot on tie-break. The full crosstable can be seen here. In 3rd place … Continue reading Dave Grobler wins Silver Medal Tournament
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