Southampton Chess Club


Club meetings this season will run on Tuesdays from September 2019 until the end of May 2020. For further details, please see the Calendar page.

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Club Championship - 2019-20

The Club Championship is played every week at the club. The latest standings are shown in the table below, which will be updated after every club night.

Knockout Trophy

The draw for the knockout competition has been made and is shown below. Please play first round games in December, if possible; ask a committee member if you need your opponent's contact details so you can arrange your game.

Knockout Cup rules

  • Time control: 1 hour for 30 moves, 15 minutes quickplay finish
  • Colours: Random draw
  • If game is drawn: If both players agree, set a date to play another game with colours reversed and using the above time control. If both players don't agree to the above, immediately play 5-minute games with colours reversed, until a decisive result occurs

Lightning Trophy

Lightning tournaments are held at each end of the season where moves are made on a 10 second buzzer, and a 5 minute tournament the week before Christmas.


1Robin Williamsb13+w7+b2=w10+b9+w4+5.592
2Gillian Moorew5+b3+w1=w4+b10+w9+5.592
3Paul Hurnb12+w2-w8+b9-b6+w10+467
4Gareth Jonesw14+b10=w9+b2-w5+b1-3.558
5David Murchieb2-w12+b6=w7+b4-w11+3.558
6Rad Blacklockb7-w13+w5=b11+w3-w12+3.558
7Dave Agostinelliw6+b1-w10-b5-b8+w13+350
8Terry Hutchinsw10-w11+b3-b12+w7-b14+350
9Ryan Scottb11+w14+b4-w3+w1-b2-350
10Kevin Sawersb8+w4=b7+b1-w2-b3-2.542
11Fraidon Shabgardw9-b8-w13+w6-b14+b5-233
12Paul Chinkinw3-b5-b14+w8-w13+b6-233
13Sam Lawrencew1-b6-b11-w14+b12-b7-117
14Oliver Blacklockb4-b9-w12-b13-w11-w8-00


1Daniel Notherw7+b6+b4+b3+BYE+b2+w5+7100
2Robin Williamsb3+w5+w6+b7+b4+w1-BYE+686
3Gareth Jonesw2-BYE+b5+w1-b6+w7+b4+571
4Sam LawrenceBYE+b7+w1-b6+w2-w5w3-343
5Gillian Moorew6-b2-w3-BYE+w7+b4b1-229
6Kevin Sawersb5+w1-b2-w4-w3-BYE+b7-229
7Fraidon Shabgardb1-w4-BYE+w2-b5-b3-w6+229