Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Somerset League Fixtures 2010-11

A sneak peek at the new season's fixtures (subject to change). Please refer to the Somerset County Chess Association for any official updates.

Somerset Knock-Out
First off, we have the 8 board Somerset Knock-Out Cup,  where holders Glastonbury receive a bye directly into the semi-final. Trowbridge have a favourable home draw and will be confident of making it safely through the first round.

Wed17 NovemberYeovilTaunton
Thu18 NovemberTrowbridgeNorton Radstock
Thu18 NovemberSedgemoorFrome
Semi14-18 February 2011
Final14-18 March 2011

Somerset Division 2 East
Trowbridge are hopeful of retaining the Charles Marsh (East) trophy. For this 6 board league there is a grading limit: only one player in the team may have a grade exceeding 165. Frome will push hard this year, as Gerry Jepps' grade has dropped to 162 for this season.

Wed13 October (Postponed)
Thu11 NovemberTrowbridgeNorton Radstock
Tue14 DecemberFromeTrowbridge
Thu13 January 2011TrowbridgeBath
Thu24 February 2011Norton RadstockTrowbridge
Thu24 March 2011TrowbridgeFrome

Somerset Division 3 East
In division 3 no player graded over 145 is eligible and the sum total for the team must not exceed 500. Players graded under 95 are deemed to be 95. Ungraded players are considered to be graded 110.
Bath were the winners last season, but Trowbridge are in with a shout. 2 matches have been played thus far.

Tue19 OctoberFrome1-3Trowbridge
Thu25 NovemberTrowbridgeBath
Thu9 DecemberNorton RadstockTrowbridge
Thu20 January 2011TrowbridgeFrome
Wed16 February 2011BathTrowbridge
Thu17 March 2011TrowbridgeNorton Radstock

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