Bon Accord Club Championship Round 3 Draw

The draw for round 3 of the Bon Accord club championship is as follows:

White Black
Jeremy Mitchell (2) Robert Lothian (2)
Mike Cavanagh (2) Neil Irving (2)
Guillem Noguera (1½) Euan Gray (2)
Duncan Harwood (1) Richard Jennings (1½)
Alan Smith (1) Duncan McClymont (0+1)
Alex Stewart (0+1) Ricky Telford (1)
Charles Oppenheim (1) Malcolm MacMillan (1)
Pranav Arcot (1) Ian Grieve (1)
Chris Rose (1) Connor Sibbald (0+1)
Senthil Ragupathy (0+1) Sean Gordon (1)
Oishani Dutta (½) John Ewen (½)
Adi Hegde (½) Kalyan Kante (½)
Ramesh Kante (0) Nandini Dutta (0)
Ross Brennan (0) Pranav Saravanan (0)

All games should be played on Tuesday 10 January 2017.
The absolute deadline for the round is Tuesday 31 January 2017.

If there are any problems please contact Ross Brennan.

Club Championship Round 2 Results

The results for round 2 of the club championship are as follows:

White Black
Robert Lothian (1)  1-0 Alan Smith (1)
Euan Gray (1)  1-0 Duncan Harwood (1)
Richard Jennings (1) ½-½ Guillem Noguera (1)
Ricky Telford (1)  1-0 Mike Cavanagh (1)
Neil Irving (1)  1-0 Charles Oppenheim (1)
Ian Grieve (1)  0-1 Jeremy Mitchell (1)
Sean Gordon (0)  1-0 Pranav Arcot (1)
John Ewen (0) ½-½ Adi Hegde (0)
Nandini Dutta (0)  0-1 Chris Rose (0)
Pranav Saravanan (0)  0-1 Eugene Ogosi (0)
Duncan McClymont (0)  P-P Senthil Ragupathy (0)
Connor Sibbald (0)  P-P Alex Stewart (0)
Malcolm MacMillan (0)  1-0 Ramesh Kante (0)
Kalyan Kante (0) ½-½ Oishani Dutta (0)

Note that the games between Duncan McClymont and Senthil Ragupathy and Connor Sibbald and Alex Stewart have been postponed until 2017.

Christmas Lightning Tournament

The Christmas Lightning tournament was held on Friday 16th December at Ferryhill community centre.

The tournament was organised by Ross Brennan, and was won by Hamish Olson with a perfect score of 5/5.

Full results were as follows:

  1   Olson, Hamish                 2117 5         
  2   Mitchell, Jeremy              1831 4         
 3-4  Dutta, Atanu                  1432 3.5      
      Pasha, Tariq                  1739 3.5       
 5-9  Lothian, Robert               2052 3         
      Dutta, Nandini                1116 3        
      Kante, Kalyan                 1136 3        
      Bisset, Alex                       3       
      Ewen, John                    1592 3       
10-11 Pranav, Saravanan             667  2.5     
      Rose, Chris                   1437 2.5     
12-17 Dutta, Oishani                1149 2       
      Noguera, Guillem              1600 2       
      Nicol, James                       2       
      Subramaniam, Ananth           210  2       
      Joseph, Sam                        2     
      Kante, Ramesh                 908  2     
18-21 Ganesan, Uma                       1      
      Subramaniam, Anish            410  1      
      Levan, Hung                        1     
      Vikram, Tarun                      1     
 22   Joseph, Johann                     0

Scottish National Chess League Rounds 3 and 4

Bon Accord picked up two wins in rounds 3 and 4 of the Scottish National Chess League leaving the team top of divison 3. The team was slightly weakened due to a clash with the (football) league cup final, but fortunately the chess team from Aberdeen substantially outperformed the football team.

Round 3

Bon Accord Pentland Hills
1 W Murad Abdulla 2045 1 0 Robin Bauld 1738
2 B Daniel Maxwell 2067 1 0 Charles Nisbet 1560
3 W Richard Jennings 1894 1 0 Walter Pearson 1376
4 B Alex Beston 1 0 Andrew Clark 1319
5 W Pranav Arcot 624 0 1 Jim Wallace 1222
4 1

Round 4

Edinburgh 2 Bon Accord
1 W Robert Kane 1861 0 1 Murad Abdulla 2045
2 B Andre Antunes 1857 0 1 Daniel Maxwell 2067
3 W Michael Ridge 1837 0 1 Richard Jennings 1894
4 B David Archibald 1826 1 0 Alex Beston
5 W Calum McGillivray 1630 1 0 Pranav Arcot 624
2 3

 

Bon Accord Chess Club Championship Round 2

The draw for round 2 of the Bon Accord club championship is as follows:

White Black
Robert Lothian (1) Alan Smith (1)
Euan Gray (1) Duncan Harwood (1)
Richard Jennings (1) Guillem Noguera (1)
Ricky Telford (1) Mike Cavanagh (1)
Neil Irving (1) arwood Charles Oppenheim (1)
Ian Grieve (1) Jeremy Mitchell (1)
Sean Gordon (0) Pranav Arcot (1)
John Ewen (0) Adi Hegde (0)
Nandini Dutta (0) Chris Rose (0)
Pranav Saravanan (0) Eugene Ogosi (0)
Duncan McClymont (0) Senthil Ragupathy (0)
Connor Sibbald (0) Alex Stewart (0)
Malcolm MacMillan (0) Ramesh Kante (0)
Kalyan Kante (0) Oishani Dutta (0)

The round will be played on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

The absolute deadline for any postponed games is Tuesday 20th December 2016.

Any issues please contact Ross Brennan.

Bon Accord Club Championship 2016 – round 1 results

White Black
Chris Rose  0 – 1 Robert Lothian
Duncan Harwood  1 – 0 Sean Gordon
Eugene Ogosi  0 – 1 Richard Jennings
Mike Cavanagh  1 – 0 Duncan McClymont
Alex Stewart  0 – 1 Neil Irving
Jeremy Mitchell  1 – 0 Malcolm MacMillan
Oishani Dutta  0 – 1 Euan Gray
Alan Smith  1 – 0 Nandini Dutta
Adi Hegde  0 – 1 Ricky Telford
Guillem Noguera  1 – 0 Pranav Saravanan
Pranav Arcot  1 – 0 John Ewen
Charles Oppenheim  1 – 0 (Default) Madhu P
Senthil Ragupathy  0 – 1 Ian Grieve

Scottish National Chess League Rounds 1 and 2

Rounds one and two of the 2016/17 Scottish national chess league took place at Dunfermline on Sunday 30th October.  Bon Accord are competing in division 3 this year, having been division 4 champions in 2015/16. The team started the season with comfortable wins over Dunfermline Knights and Oban as follows:

Round 1

Bon Accord Dunfermline Knights
1 W Adam Bremner 2201 1 0 Ian Robertson 2024
2 B Hamish Olson 2117 1 0 John McBride 1788
3 W Murad Abdulla 2045 1 0 Stuart Black 1647
4 B Daniel Maxwell 2067 1 0 Stewart Brisbane 1512
5 W Callum Smith 1565 0 1 Peter Horne 1385
4 1

 

Round 2

Oban Bon Accord
1 W Duncan Campbell 1733 0 1 Adam Bremner 2201
2 B Alistair Campbell 1693 0 1 Hamish Olson 2117
3 W Hugh Flockhart 1419 0 1 Murad Abdulla 2045
4 B Peter Doris 1360 0 1 Daniel Maxwell 2067
5 W Derek Coope 1238 0 1 Callum Smith 1565
0 5