East Budleigh Chess Club complete excellent first season

10:58 22 May 2014

A successful rapid play tournament was held at the last meeting of the East Budleigh Chess Club’s club’s first ever season, writes Brian Gosling.

Players only have ten minutes per game on their clocks to play all of their moves. Many exciting and interesting chess games were played. Mike Lee came first followed by junior player Rhys McGauley, with Brian Le Masurier third.

There is a strong rumour that chess fever has hit the village and that even the scarecrows are playing the game! If you are lucky you may spot a chess-playing scarecrow in the village in June!

We would welcome anyone at the club with an interest in chess of whatever ability.

There is always an opportunity for stronger players to play in teams in the Exeter and District Chess League, but this need not deter you if you would rather play on a less competitive basis.

The next meeting will be on September 11 (7pm) at All Saints Church Hall. For more information on all things East Budleigh Chess Club email Brian Gosling at brigosling@aol.com or call him on 01395 442060.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

20:14
Football generic picture

Budleigh Salterton suffered their biggest defeat to date this season in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division when beaten 9-0 at Newton Spurs.

Read more
20:13
Brixington Blues Under-12 action

Brixington Blues Under-11s were handsome 6-0 winners when they entertained West Exe Youth.

Read more
20:05

There’s not been too much going of late up here on the common for me to report, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
16:42
Jonty Wright (second left) and Josh Findel-Hawkins (second right) with the Devon Under-14 squad that was in action at Milton Keynes.

Exmouth youngsters Jonty Wright and Josh Findel-Hawkins joined up with fellow county players this Saturday to travel to the National Badminton centre in Milton Keynes representing Devon Under-14s against Buckinghamshire.

Read more
16:40
Action from the Withycombe Under-14 defeat at Topsham

Withycombe Under-14s were beaten 43-0 by a well-drilled Topsham side who commanded most of the game.

Read more
16:39
Dave Mundy, Jane Babbage and Peter Nelson who played in the South African competition

Three croquet players from East Devon swapped the English winter for a South African summer to play in the Western Cape Open Championship held at Somerset West near Capetown, writes Colin Walls.

Read more
14:53
Football generic picture

Exmouth Town have earned themselves a lucrative Devon Bowl meeting with Exeter City.

Read more
07:57
Exmouth at home to Barnes. Ref exsp 08-17TI 7521. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth 2nd and 3rd XVs are enjoying a successful season.

Read more
07:57
Harry Webb (far left) with coach Harry Fitzpatrick

Former Lympstone ABCs Harry Webb will make his long awaited professional debut when he appears on a bill in Swindon on April 8.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:53
Exmouth at home to Barnes. Ref exsp 08-17TI 7493. Picture: Terry Ife

Cockles head coach Jon Hill spoke after the Barmnes win.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications