Farhan Wins MCC Championship !!

Farhan Shataly has won the Malpas Chess Club Championship!  This marks the first year that Farhan has won and on behalf of the rest of the club I’d like to wish him all the best!

MCC Championship

A long saga, but drawing to an exciting conclusion….  Farhan defeated Nick in the remaining semi-final, so it’s now Gary vs Farhan in the final!!

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 6

Latest results:

Gary Thomas 1/2 v Ron Williams 1/2
Dave Roberts 0 v Steve Vickery 1

Farhan, Nick and Gary will be in the semi-finals – but the fourth semi-finalist (Steve Vickery or Mark) will depend on the game between Steve V. and Nick. Exciting!

As usual all available games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only). The current Championship table can be found on the Results pages (MCC section).

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 5

Latest results:

Gary Thomas 1 v Dave Williams 0
Farhan Shataly 1 v Ron Williams 0
Nick Davies 1 v Dave Roberts 0

White to move – and Gary finishes his game with a neat tactical move 32.Nh6 !!

Farhan and Gary now lead Group A and will go into the semi-finals! Group B is currently led by Mark Emblem and Nick. (Editor’s note: I’ve been told that Farhan’s new nickname is The Assassin).

All available games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only). The current Championship table can be found on the Results pages (MCC section).
 

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 4

Latest results:

Farhan Shataly 1 – 0 Steve Williams

Farhan and Gary now lead Group A, with Mark Emblem and Nick heading up Group B.

All available games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only). The current Championship table can be found on the Results pages (MCC section).

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 3

Tonight’s results:

Dave Williams 0-1 Farhan Shataly
Mark Emblem 1-0 Steve Vickery

As usual, available games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only).

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 2

Good for some, not so good for others!

Steve Williams 0  v Gary Thomas   1
Dave Williams 1/2 v Ron Williams 1/2
Nick Davies    1  v Mark Emblem   0

Games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only).

The current Championship table can be found on the Results pages (MCC section).

MCC Champs 2010 – Update 1

The first games have taken place.   Gary won against Farhan, Ron won against Steve W and Dave Roberts and Mark drew their game (final position below after 40…Bc5 from Dave).  Available games are on the Games page, non-league section (members only).

The Championship table can be found on the Results pages (MCC section).

MCC Champs 2010 – The Draw

Breaking News 20/07/2010 – The draw was made this evening for the MCC Championships for 2010. The bad news and the good news is: –

Group A

Dave Williams
Steve Williams
Ron Williams
Farhan Shataly
Gary Thomas

Group B

Dave Roberts
Mark Emblem
John Oliver
Steve Vickery
Nick Davies

The Shoes has been block booked for the next 6 weeks (Tues eve) and group games should be arranged between players asap to comply with this 6 week deadline. Already arranged are the games between Farhan and Gary and Dave Roberts and Mark which will take place on Tues 27th July.

MCC Championship – Enter Now

It’s time for another MCC Championship – can Gary hold on to the title this year?

To enter, please email Mark Emblem asap.

Best of luck to all!!