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The Gazette - August 2005

Edited by Peter Price
The views expressed in the Gazette do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of the BCA, nor those of the editor.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

My apologies that in the last gazette results which should have appeared under the heading of group B actually appeared under the heading of group A. My mistake.

BCA Championship.

Group B.

Townshend - Way 0 - 1

Scores: Way 3 - 3, Mark Hague 0 - 1, Lovell 0 - 1, Townshend 0 - 1.

League division 1.

Schaefer - O’Brien 1 - 0 Sicilian 38

S. Brown - Gibbs 0 - 1

Gibbs - Hague 1 - 0

Scores: McElroy 2 - 2, Gibbs 2 - 2, Schaefer 2 - 3, O’Brien 0.5 - 2, S. Brown 0.5 - 2, Hague 0 - 3.

League division 2.

Hodgkins - Rees 1 - 0 king’s pawn 31

Price - Spink 0 - 1 king’s pawn 35

Scores: Bryant 4.5 - 5, Hodgkins 4.5 - 5, Gallacher 3 - 5, Rees 0 - 3, Spink 1 - 4, Price 0 - 4.

League division 3.

Mactavish - Atherton 0 - 1 English 23

Patching - Mactavish 0 - 1 queen’s pawn 41

Mactavish - Cuthbert 1 - 0 28

Scores: Crombie 4 - 4, Atherton 4 - 4, Mctavish 3 - 5, Cuthbert 1 - 4, Patching 1 - 4, Graham 0 - 5.

League division 4.

Hodges - Hague 0 - 1 16

Hague - Couchman 1 - 0 irregular 23

Townshend - Hague 0 - 1 irregular 22

Couchman - Townshend 1 - 0 four knight’s defence 39

Hague - Davey 1 - 0 danish gambit

Townshend - Hodges 1 - 0 38

Hodges - Couchman 0 - 1

Davey - Townshend 0 - 1 two knight’s defence 42

Davey - Couchman 0 - 1 two knight’s defence 24

Standings: Hague 4 - 4, Couchman 3 - 4, Townshend 2 - 4, Davey 0 - 3, Hodges 0 - 3. Congratulations to Mark Hague for winning this division; it was his first full correspondence tournament so a special well-done!

Guy Whitehouse.