Shropshire Individual Championship 2020-21
This year’s tournament is being played online, using LiChess.
WINNER : SIMON MAYDEW 6
2ND : Nick Rutter and Nat Paul 5.5
U160 grading prize: Matthew Clark 3.5
U140 grading prize: Kate Walker and John Westhead 3
Round 7 pairings
|Matthew Clark (3.5)||0-1||Nat Paul (4.5)|
|Dave Gostelow (3)||0-1||Nick Rutter (4.5)|
|Steve Tarr (3)||0-1||Simon Maydew (5)|
|John Westhead (2)||1-0||Phil Zabrocki (4)|
|Kate Walker (3)||0-1||Chris Lewis (3)|
|Richard Thompson (1.5)||1-d||Toby Neal (2)|
|Dave Lovegrove (1)||0-1||Brian Whyte (2)|
Round 6 pairings
|Phil Zabrocki (3.5)||½-½||Nat Paul (4)|
|Dave Gostelow (3)||0-1||Simon Maydew (4)|
|Nick Rutter (3.5)||1-0||Brian Whyte (2)|
|Chris Lewis (3)||0-1||Matthew Clark (2.5)|
|John Westhead (2)||0-1||Kate Walker (2)|
|Toby Neal (2)||0-1||Steve Tarr (2)|
|Richard Thompson (1.5)||0-1||Dave Lovegrove (0)|
Round 5 pairings
|Simon Maydew (3.5)||½-½||Phil Zabrocki (3)|
|Nat Paul (3)||1-0||Nick Rutter (3.5)|
|Matthew Clark (2)||½-½||Dave Gostelow (2.5)|
|Chris Lewis (2)||1-0||John Westhead (2)|
|Brian Whyte (0++)||1-0||Richard Thompson (1.5)|
|Kate Walker (1)||1-0||Steve Tarr (1+)|
|Dave Lovegrove (0)||0-1||Toby Neal (1+)|
Round 4 pairings
|Nick Rutter (3)||½-½||Simon Maydew (3)|
|Nat Paul (2)||1-0||Chris Lewis (2)|
|Phil Zabrocki (2)||1-0||Matthew Clark (2)|
|Toby Neal (1+)||0-1||Dave Gostelow (1.5)|
|John Westhead (1)||1-0||Richard Thompson (1.5)|
|Steve Tarr (1)||1-0||Brian Whyte (0+)|
|Kate Walker (0)||1-0||Dave Lovegrove (0)|
Round 3 pairings
|Nick Rutter (2)||1-0||Matthew Clark (2)|
|Simon Maydew (2)||1-0||Nat Paul (2)|
|Dave Gostelow (1)||½-½||Chris Lewis (1.5)|
|Steve Tarr (1)||0-1||Phil Zabrocki (1)|
|Brian Whyte (0)||1-0||Toby Neal (1)|
|Richard Thompson (0.5)||1-0||Kate Walker (0)|
|Dave Lovegrove (0)||0-1||John Westhead (0)|
Round 2 pairings
|Phil Zabrocki (1)||0-1||Nick Rutter (1)|
|Nat Paul (1)||1-0||Dave Gostelow (1)|
|Matthew Clark (1)||1-0||Brian Whyte (0+)|
|Chris Lewis (0.5)||1-0||Dave Lovegrove (0)|
|Simon Maydew (0+)||1-0||Richard Thompson (0.5)|
|Toby Neal (0)||1-0||Kate Walker (0)|
|John Westhead (0)||0-1||Steve Tarr (0)|
Round 1 pairings
|Nick Rutter||1-0||Toby Neal|
|Steve Tarr||0-1||Nat Paul|
|Brian Whyte||0-1||Simon Maydew|
|Kate Walker||0-1||Phil Zabrocki|
|Dave Gostelow||1-0||John Westhead|
|Richard Thompson||½-½||Chris Lewis|
|Matthew Clark||1-0||Dave Lovegrove|
Controller Nick Rutter. Contact at email@example.com
The tournament is for Shropshire players only and the winner will be Shropshire champion and hold the trophy for one year.
Entry fee £10.
Prizes (grading prizes based on July ECF OB grades_
As the tournament is ECF online rated, players must be a member of the ECF.
Time control: 45 minutes plus 15 seconds per move
The Tournament will be a 7 round swiss starting from 18th October 2020 ending in May 2021.
All games must be rated games on Lichess and will be submitted for ECF online ratings.
In the event of a tie for first place, there will be tie break of two games (each player having white and black).
Please do not use any assistance when playing e.g. software or books.
Lichess has anti-cheating software. For this tournament, it is essential that all games are played as ‘rated games’ and not ‘casual games’ so that the anti-cheating software will be turned on.
In the event that Lichess identifies cheating, then please finish the game if you can and let me know what happened so that I can investigate.
In addition, if anyone thinks another player is cheating, please let me know on a confidential basis so that I can investigate.