Knockout 2022

The Knockout 2022 Tournament is organised by Steve Dunleavy. The 2022 tournament has a record 26 entrants, and has a preliminary Round plus six byes to establish the Round 1 players.

The Chandlers Ford Knock Out Trophy
The Chandlers Ford Knock Out Trophy

With a record 26 entrants this year we have 6 byes into the first round and 10 preliminary round games to qualify for the first round. If you are defeated in your preliminary round game you are eliminated from the competition. This system will reduce us from 26 to 16, and then 8,4,2 thereafter(for both the major and minor competitions- winners and losers from round 1).

Byes to 1st Round of the Knockout 2022

The six byes into the first round are: Keith Gregory, Lee Mundy, Rob Sims, Steve Dunleavy, John Kooner, and Nobby George.

The Preliminary Round

The 10 preliminary games to qualify for the first round are as follows;

  •  Ewan Cave vs Geoff Parish
  • Graham Stuart vs Ian Parker
  • David Culliford vs Rob Strachan
  • Alan Weaver vs Kev Lamb
  • Steve Saunders vs Andrew Chivers
  • Rose Saunders vs Peter Przybycin
  • Patrick Pavey vs John Pellegrini
  • Mike Henbury vs Sam Murphy
  • Daniel Phillips vs Dick Meredith
  • Peter Eales vs Joseph Henbury
WhitevBlack
Ewan Cave1-0Geoff Parish
Graham Stuart 1-0Ian Parker
David Culliford1-0Rob Strachan
Alan Weaver0-1Kev Lamb
Steve Saunders 1-0Andrew Chivers
Rose Saunders0-1Peter Przybycin
Patrick Pavey0-1John Pellegrini
Mike Henbury1-0Sam Murphy
Daniel Phillips0-1Dick Meredith
Peter Eales0-1Joseph Henbury
Knockout 2022 Preliminary Round

Round 1

WhitevBlack
Steve SaundersNobby George
Graham StuartMike Henbury
Steve DunleavyJohn Kooner
Iwan Cave0-1Keith Gregory
Dick Meredith1-0Lee Mundy
Joseph HenburyPeter Przybycin
Keven LambDavid Culliford
John PellegriniRob Sims
Knockout Round 1

Round 2

WhitevBlack
Knockout 2022 Round 2

Round 3: the Semi-finals

WhitevBlack
Knockout Round 3: semi Finals

Round 4: the Knockout 2022 Final

WhitevBlack
Knockout Round 4: the Final

Knockout 2022 Tournament Rules

The basic rules relating to this competition are as follows;

  1. The player named first plays with white
  2. The clock to be set at 90 minutes for both players
  3. In the event of a draw the replay must be played asap after the deadline date with colours being reversed
  4. All games to be played at club other than Mike Henbury who can play his game online (e.g. lichess.org)
  5. All results will be sent for grading
  6. The deadline date to play the preliminary round is the 8th June (i.e. 3 club nights 24/5,31/5 and 7/6, + 1 day)
  7. All results to be emailed to me Steve Dunleavy as soon as the game has been played. – Steve Dunleavy