WDCL Home Updated 9 April 2019 Worcs Chess

2018-9 Ball Cup

New Organiser

10 Jan. Collett and Waud set the Ball rolling, but chickened out with a short draw in a complex position with both players getting short of time.
Nov. Brian Turner has stepped up to become the controller of the 2018-9 competition.

2018-9 entries

Seven players compete for the Ball Cup this year in a six-round all-play-all tournament.

About the competition

The Worcester & District Chess League has offered a an individual competition for players graded below 150 for most years since 1945. The current holder of the trophy is Ray Collett (Worcester) and you can see the names of previous winners since 1947 on the roll of honour.

Players Club Grade RaC DW MB JV MC CV WK Total
Ray Collett Worcester 147   ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 5
David Waud Kidderminster 133 ½   ½ w 1 0 0 2
Michael Butcher Malvern 121 0 ½   b w b w ½
John Varilone Kidderminster 121 ½ b w   1 w ½ 2
Michael Chester Malvern 110 0 0 b 0   b w 0
Colin Vernon Worcester 95 0 1 w b w   b 1
Will Kemp Worcester u/g 0 1 b ½ b w