*** Club Stars for 2023/24 ***


Trophies won by Clacton Chess Club players


Andrew Salmon (right) receiving the Peter Keffler Shield from John Lambert
The Championship Shield is awarded to the player(s)with the highest point score in the club Swiss tournament.
Andrew scored 7½ game points out of 8 with a performance of 1815, followed by Kyriakos Chovardas (previous holder) on 5½.
James Waters, John Lambert, Reuben Marden and Melvin Steele all scored 5 points

(pairings and results table here)


Reuben Marden (right) receiving the Club Grading Award
The Grading Award goes to the best personal performance relative to grade in the club Swiss tournament.
Reuben scored 5 game points out of 8 with a performance of 1283.
That was 83 points higher than his previous estimated rapidplay grade of 1200.
(pairings and results table here)




Melvin Steele (left) receives the Bullwinkle Trophy Board
The Bullwinkle board is awarded to the player acheiving the most points in the club ladder competition play off.
After the final day playoff Melvin ended top on 86 points after 33 games.
Nigel Lake had 89 points to qualify but not present. Andrew Todd and Warwick Estlea each had 57 points after the final day playoff.

(see ladder table)