Results 5th, 7th January 2021

Results of the week’s online chess tournaments on 5th and 7th January; Sam takes the lead in the Ladder; and links to the next two online tournaments on 12th and 14th January.

Online rapid-play tournament results this week 5th, 7th January 2021

Our two regular weekly tournaments online at resumed, with the Tuesday Arena on 5th January, and the 5-round Swiss on the 7th.

Results of Tuesday Arena 5th January 2021

13 of us participated in this week’s Arena Tournament on Tuesday 5th January 2021, online at Congratulations to Joe Henbury, this week’s winner who came first by an extremely narrow 1 point margin, closely followed by Sam Murphy 2nd, and David Culliford (‘djc202’) 3rd.

5-round Swiss results 7th January

11 of us played in Thursday’s 5-round Swiss. Congratulations to Keith Gregory (‘KeithDFG’) on winning with a formidable five out of five wins. Well done too New Zealand-based Kev Byard on 2nd, and Graham Stuart (‘WillHeSac’) 3rd.

Forthcoming online tournaments

Details of the new year’s first two online tournaments at

Tuesday Arena, 12th January 2021, 8pm

This is our regular weekly rapid play online tournament in which players have ten minutes each per game in the one-hour tournament. 8pm start. It’s already set up, click on the button below to go to the Tournament.

5-round Swiss, 14th January 2021 at 8pm

Our next 5-round online Swiss Tournament is on Thursday 14th January 2021. This starts at 8pm at Players have an initial 7 minutes each per game plus a 3-second increment per move (that is, about ten minutes each). Click on the button below to go to the Tournament.

The Lichess Ladder Latest: 10th January 2021: Sam takes the lead

Tournament organiser Nobby George reports on results of the week’s games: see below, and the updated Ladder is on our Ladder Tournament Page.

  • Rob Sims:  1  Andrew Vagg:  0
  • Sam Murphy:  1  Patrick Pavey:  0
  • Joseph Henbury:  1  Don Creasey  0
  • Keven Lamb:  0  Peter Przybycin:  1.
  • John Kooner:  1  Maha Chandar: 0 

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