*** Club Stars for 2015/16 ***


Clacton Chess Club Internal Tournament

Championship Winners
Andrew Salmon, Martin Alvin and Robert Stephens

Andrew (left) and Martin holding the Peter Keffler Shield (Bob not present).
This Championship Shield is now awarded to the player(s)with the highest point score in the swiss tournament.
All 3 scored 6½ game points out of 8, followed by Melvin Steele on 5, then John Lambert and Paul McCarthy on 4½.
(pairings and results table here)

Grading Award
Paul McCarthy

Paul (left) being presented with the new Grading Award Shield by John Lambert.
The Grading Award now goes to the best personal performance relative to grade in the swiss tournament.
Paul McCarthy and Robert Stephens both acheived 19 performance points above grade.
(under competition rules Bob does not qualify, due to also being a championship winner)
Paul scored 4½ game points out of 8 and achieved a performance of 99.
That is 19 points higher than his estimated grade of 80.
Paul was closely followed by Denis Brown with an out-performance of 18 and Alex O'Brien with 14.
(pairings and results table here)



The Bullwinkle Ladder


Robert Stephens

Bob gained 101 points over 10 games, just one point ahead of Martin Alvin on 100 points over 14 games,
Joint third on 78 points were Andrew Salmon and Melvin Steele, followed by John Lambert on 75 points.
See Result Table