The current Chandlers Ford chess Ladder tournament runs from June 2019 to August 2020, and is run by Nobby George. It is one of three internal club tournaments at Chandlers Ford Chess Club.
The latest Ladder positions -3rd March 2020
|Ladder Position||Player||ECF Grade|
The first winner of the Trophy, Sam Murphy, was presented with it by Nobby George at the curry night social gathering on 22nd May 2018.
All games to be played on the clock ,which will be set at ninety minutes and then play to a finish. Players may challenge up to four places above their own step. If the challenger wins he will exchange places with the loser; all other results then the positions remain the same. The same players may not play each other again without first playing another player. Once a challenge is accepted neither the challenger nor the player being challenged may make or accept another challenge. Challenge cannot be made more than eight days ahead of the game to be played. The Ladder will finish on the last Tuesday in August 2020 and then the three top players will play a round robin to decide a winner. Challenger plays with the black pieces.