In 2022/23, Queens Park Members have the opportunity to compete in our five round Club Championship, supported by our season sponsor Beltrami & Co.
Each round has a ‘designated date’. This is a Tuesday evening club night at which we encourage Members to play their Beltrami Club Championship games in our usual venue.
If Members are not available on this date, Tournament Controller Alex Lane will work with you and your opponent to find an alternative date – and possibly a different venue – that suits both players.
Games are played at the 60+0 time control, under Chess Scotland rules, involving use of a clock and notating moves. One point is awarded for a win, and half a point for a draw. Using the Swiss pairings format, the number of points Members are on will determine who they are drawn against in the next round – i.e. “winners play winners”.
32 players competed in the first round. Unusually, all games were decisive, with no draws. Round one winners included the Club’s highest rated players Tommy Lally (1616) and Craig Thomson (1582), and defending champion Rhys McCrosson (1477).
On the lower boards, unrated newcomers Connor Thompson, Andrew Speirs, Ash Angappan and Paul Stewart also picked up full points.
The full results are available on this website.
The results have also been graded and published by Chess Scotland.
Seven new members joined the Beltrami Club Championship at round two. Most games were played on the designated date of Tuesday 10 January at 6:45pm.
The results follow:
|1||Tommy Lally||1616||1-0||Derek Rankine||1318|
|2||Chris Dinwoodie||1025||0-1||Craig Thomson||1582|
|3||Rhys McCrosson||1477||1-0||Iain Shields||1093|
|4||Andrew Speirs||0||0-1||Paul Cumming||1432|
|5||Giuseppe Bosco||1411||1-0||Greg Forrest||0|
|6||Connor Thompson||0||1-0||Harvey Dellanzo||1373|
|7||Graeme McKinnon||1339||0-1||Ash Angappan||0|
|8||Paul Stewart||0||0-1*||Alistair Ahmed||1606|
|9||Wull Swales||0||1-0||Jass McNeill||1254|
|10||Caitlin McCulloch||1128||0-1||Ryan McGill||0|
|11||Ronnie Martin||0||1-0||Aidan Doye||0|
|12||Moray Lennox||0||0.5-0.5||Douglas Veitch||0|
|13||Harry Thomson||0||0-1||Sagar Kukreja||0|
|14||Rhys Brown||0||1-0*||Jackie Logan||0|
|15||James Carson||0||0-1*||Gemma Dickson||0|
|16||Sachin Vats||0||0-1*||Jonny Linney||0|
|17||Jordan McNaught||1422||0-1*||Stewart Gray||1449|
|18||Thomas Fowley||0||1-0||Michael Mathieson||0|
|19||Philip Blaber||1260||1-0*||Ethan Small||0|
The designated date for round three is Tuesday 21 February. The draw will be shared with Club Members via email and WhatsApp, and posted on the blog section.
Please contact us if you cannot play your game on this date and we will work with you and your opponent to reschedule. Those in the draw who do not turn up to play their fixture, or notify the Club in advance, risk a loss by default.