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Updated at 8.30pm on Sunday May 15th 2016.

May 2016


Scottish Open May 14-15
Two Essex League matches May 14
SILK match May 12
SILK matches May 11
Middlesex League May 11
Three Lincolnshire and Borders League matches May 11
Hawkwell May 10
Best Plate match May 8
Norwich Invitational May 8
BEST Plate SW Regional Final May 7
Four SILK matches May 7
MISO Supplement May 4-5
Yorkshire League match May 4
Hawkwell May 3
MISO Main Event April 30-May 2
Scottish League match May 2
Spring Matchplay April 30-May 2

Scottish Open May 14th-15th results from Ross Mackenzie. 
14 rounds.

Division A

Pn Old Prf New W Spread
 1 191 192 191 11 +1155 Allan Simmons(GM)
 2 184 184 184 10 +607 Neil Scott(GM)
 3 170 171 170  9 +579 Chris Cummins
 4 161 172 162  9 +228 Jackie McLeod(Exp)
 5 140 170 144 8½   +8 Tom Wilson

 6 166 158 165  8 +634 Colin Northmore
 7 164 148 162  8 +274 James Squires
 8 148 159 149  8  +27 Peter Preston
 9 151 163 152  8 -123 James Burley
10 166 150 163  8 -230 Simon Gillam(Exp)

11 120 139 123  7 +170 Paul Dobson
12 130 155 133  7 -228 Kate Leckie
13 unr 137 137 6½ -128 Peter Shaw
14 142 138 141  6   -8 Marion Keatings
15 133 131 133  6 -228 Mary Jones

16 147 136 145  6 -282 Colin Nicol
17 168 138 165 5½  +84 Amy Byrne
18 112 127 115 5½ -628 Fay Wilcox
19 129 119 127 4½ -419 Yvonne Holland
20 131 122 130 4½ -586 Moya Dewar

21 121 116 120  4 -437 Juliet Green
22 132 118 130  4 -469 Geoff Cooper

Division B

Pn Old Prf New W Spread
 1 125 128 125 10 +585 Rhoda Gray
 2 112 126 114 10  +30 Rose Kingdom
 3 130 121 129  9 +409 Sylvia Swaney
 4 100 122 103  9  -71 Maria Marczak

 5 115 111 114  8 +452 Christine Tudge
 6 103 116 104  8 +278 Carol Grant
 7 106 111 107  8 -121 John Fyfe
 8  90 106  92  7 +438 Isobel Gillies

 9 118 106 117  7 +301 Caroline Foy
10  99  82  97  4 -277 Margaret Leonard-McGhee
11 103  83 101  4 -311 Jennifer Payne
12  63  51  61  0 -1713 Bob Horne

Essex League matches May 14th 
9 rounds.

Results from Phil Kelly

The Outsiders 21 wins +1667	

Old Prf New W Spread
167 187 169 8 +758 Vincent Boyle
183 178 182 7 +705 Rafal Dominiczak
154 165 154 6 +204 Tim Knight

Team Innit 6 wins -1667 	

Old Prf New W Spread
160 174 161 5  +93 Barry Grossman(Exp)
149 129 146 1 -816 Phil Kelly
135 115 134 0 -944 Derek Bower

Results from Kevin Synnott

By 'Eck 15 wins	-231

Old Prf New W Spread
148 160 149 6 +308 Kevin Synnott
155 149 155 5  -40 Cecil Muscat
142 137 142 4 -499 Evelyn Wallace

WDOA 12 wins +231

Old Prf New W Spread
153 154 153 5 +628 Rachelle Whiteoak
154 154 154 5 +546 Mike Whiteoak
122 121 122 2 -943 Marian Hamer

SILK match May 12th result from Marion Keatings.

Old Prf New Wins
142 135 142 2 Marion Keatings
118 125 118 1 Caroline Foy

SILK matches May 11th results from Marion Keatings.

Margaret Harkness 2½:½ Ricky Zinger 
Ricky Zinger 3:0 Amy Byrne
Piotr Andronowski(Exp) 3:0 Amy Byrne

Old Prf New P Wins
194 220 195 3 3 Piotr Andronowski(Exp)
170 122 168 6 0 Amy Byrne
133 184 134 3 2½ Margaret Harkness
151 160 151 6 3½ Ricky Zinger

Middlesex League May 11th results from Steve Perry.
3 rounds.

Old Prf New W Spread
171 205 172 3 +126 Steve Perry
161 175 161 2  +38 Chris Keeley
153 144 153 1  +63 Rachelle Whiteoak
151 112 150 0 -227 Sanmi Odelana

Lincolnshire and Borders League matches May 11th.
Results from Teresa Lyes.

Old Prf New Wins
133 131 133 2 Margaret Pritchett
131 133 131 2 Teresa Lyes

Old Prf New Wins
120 125 120 3 Jim Lyes
100  95 100 1 Chris Bluett

Result from Nuala O'Rourke

Old Prf New Wins
161 171 161 4 Nuala O'Rourke
115 105 114 0 Linda Barratt

Hawkwell club rated games May 10th results from Phil Kelly.
4 rounds.

Old Prf New W Spread
135 162 135 3  -90 Derek Bower
151 140 151 2 +158 James Burley
123 143 124 2 -135 Ann Golding
150 115 149 1  +67 Phil Kelly

BEST Plate Regional Final May 8th result from Craig Beevers.

Old Prf New Wins
146 158 147 5 Colin Nicol
146 134 145 3 Jim Wilkie

Norwich Invitational May 8th results from Anne Ashmore.
7 rounds - RR then King of the Hill in rounds 6 and 7.

PnOld Prf New W Spread
1 139 156 141 5 +537 Nigel Turner
2 168 157 167 5 +295 John Ashmore
3 148 136 147 4 +135 Anne Ashmore

4 134 148 135 4  +40 Carol{Norwich} Smith
5 110 124 111 3 -264 Joyce Ashmore
6 105  83 104 0 -743 Gill Thompson

BEST Plate SW Regional Final completed on May 7th result from Craig Beevers.

Old Prf New Wins
136 152 139 5 Rob Blundell 
131 115 129 2 Alan Abela

SILK matches May 7th results from Marion Keatings.

Peter Preston 3:0 Gloria Schofield
Neil Scott(GM) 3:0 Kate Leckie

Peter Preston 2:1 Kate Leckie
Neil Scott(GM) 3:0 Gloria Schofield

Old Prf New P Wins
130 126 130 6 1 Kate Leckie
148 157 148 6 5 Peter Preston
118 103 116 6 0 Gloria Schofield
184 194 184 6 6 Neil Scott(GM)

MISO Supplement May 4th-May 5th results from John Chew.
16 rounds.

Division A 

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread
 1 161 183 165 12 +652 Alec Webb(Exp)
 2 181 175 179 11 +723 Leslie Charles
 3 167 175 167 11 +708 Vincent Boyle
 4 168 168 168 10 +423 Bob Violett(Exp)
 5 165 168 166 10 +416 Simon Gillam(Exp)

 6 137 163 146 10  +37 Heather Long
 7 152 173 154 10  -64 Karen Richards
 8 154 154 154  8  -35 Paul{Austral} Richards
 9 156 154 155  8  -54 Cecil Muscat
10 151 137 148  7 +170 Cicely Bruce

11 146 141 145  7  -50 Nicky Huitson
12 144 136 143  7 -443 Mario Saliba
13 151 133 148  7 -667 Kevin Synnott
14 158 131 154  6 -149 Nicky Vella-Laurenti
15 125 122 125  5 -240 Nancy Alroy

16 138 121 134  5 -246 John Barker
17 120 125 121  5 -437 Pamela Morris
18 107 122 110  5 -744 Mary Morgan

Division B 

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread
 1 130 150 134 13 +839 Eileen Meghen
 2 127 144 130 12 +569 Breda O'Brien
 3 121 135 123 11 +621 Josephine Mayo
 4 124 131 126 10 +738 Peter Bauer
 5 115 124 116 10 +402 Albert Zammit

 6 112 118 112  9 +483 Joe Caruana
 7 106 118 109 8½ +517 Fifi Lefebvre
 8  93 109  95  8  +85 Alfred Xuereb
 9 111 115 111  8 -118 Frans Farrugia
10 120 111 119  8 -120 Mary Doyle

11 105 110 107 7½ +14 Betty Eriksen
12 118 109 118  7 -508 Dominic Borg
13 106 104 106  7 -590 Pawlu Frendo
14 119 106 118  7 -649 Anna Borg
15 126  97 121  6 -131 Peter Thorpe

16 128  96 123  6 -148 Paul Steadman
17 102  89 100  5 -281 Phyllis DeCastro
18  57  53  56  1 -1723 Marion Loewenstein

Yorkshire League match May 4th result from Andrea Adnan.
3 rounds.

Old Prf New Wins
175 152 174 2 Andrew Goodwin(Exp)  
 94 117  94 1 Remie Bellamy 

Hawkwell club rated games May 3rd results from Phil Kelly.
4 rounds.

Old Prf New W Spread
148 181 150 4 +303 Phil Kelly
123 136 123 2  -67 Ann Golding
135 112 135 1  -38 Derek Bower
130 107 129 1 -198 Phyllis Fernandez

MISO Main Event April 30th-May 2nd results from John Chew.
25 rounds.

Division A
 
10 point rule adjustments.

After the first calculation, 
Carol Johnsen's 9-game 94 start rating was reset to 136,
Angie Pearse's 9-game 142 start rating was reset to 127 
and the division was recalculated.

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread
 1 194 201 196 21 +2572 David Webb(GM) 
 2 189 193 190 18½ +1146 Evan Cohen(Exp) 
 3 167 182 170 18  +813 David Delicata 
 4 136 169 150 17   +47 Carol Johnsen 

 5 181 185 183 16½ +1084 Rafal Dominiczak 
 6 186 175 181 16  +949 Leslie Charles 
 7 168 169 168 16  +674 Bob Violett(Exp) 
 8 165 176 167 15  +883 Vincent Boyle 

 9 154 160 155 15  +605 Timothy Lawrence 
10 156 157 156 15  +334 Cecil Muscat 
11 166 162 165 15  +173 Simon Gillam(Exp) 
12 155 162 158 15   +87 Nicky Vella-Laurenti (24 rated games)

13 154 154 154 14  +404 Paul{Austral} Richards 
14 145 149 146 13½  +72 Nicky Huitson 
15 162 156 161 13  +243 Alec Webb(Exp) 
16 155 150 154 13   +76 Omri Rosenkrantz 

17 151 150 151 13   -35 Cicely Bruce
18 155 144 152 12  +569 Karen Richards
19 137 146 138 12   -37 John Barker
20 149 145 148 12  -125 Phil Kelly

21 153 144 151 12  -210 Kevin Synnott
22 124 143 129 12  -368 Sammy Mangion
23 159 141 155 11   +21 Charles Micallef
24 144 138 144 11  -562 Mario Saliba

25 144 135 137 10  -105 Heather Long
26 133 127 131  8 -1363 Teresa Lyes
27 128 121 126  7  -581 George Newman
28 127 122 127  7 -1064 Angie Pearse

29 120 120 120  6½ -1085 Pamela Morris
30 120 118 120  6 -2263 Jim Lyes
31 130 112 126  5 -1067 Moira Fenech
32 107 109 107  5 -1694 Mary Morgan

Division B

10 point rule adjustment.
After the first calculation, 
Betty Eriksen's 9-game 120 start rating was reset to 106 
and the division was recalculated.

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread       
 1 126 145 130 19½ +1802 Eileen Meghen
 2 126 128 127 16 +1112 Breda O'Brien
 3 117 129 121 16   -47 Kunihiko Kuroda
 4 108 126 112 15  +536 Joe Caruana

 5 126 129 127 15  +502 Mario Seychell
 6 112 116 113 15  +264 Pauline Cilia
 7 118 123 120 14½ +247 Mary Doyle
 8 132 121 124 14  +599 Peter Bauer

 9 121 121 121 14  +566 Josephine Mayo
10 128 116 126 14  +468 Peter Thorpe
11 119 114 119 14  +332 Anna Borg
12 119 114 117 14    +3 Gila Blits

13 101 118 107 14  -323 Reno Zammit
14 132 116 128 13½ +262 Paul Steadman
15  90 106  94 13½  -35 Maria Scicluna  
16 107 106 106 13  +696 Fifi Lefebvre  

17 118 112 118 13  -401 Dominic Borg  
18 109  98 106 12  -265 Pawlu Frendo  
19  89  93  90 11  +375 Bryan Priest  
20 106 100 105 11   -37 Betty Eriksen  

21 109  99 106 11  -648 Marlene Calleja (24 rated games) 
22 106  89 102 10½   +5 Phyllis DeCastro  
23  95  90  93 10½ -242 Alfred Xuereb  
24  83  84  83  9  -885 Judith Puttick  

25  70  75  71  7  -484 Allan Bernstein  
26  56  60  57  5 -1871 Marion Loewenstein  

Also played
         
Old Prf New
unr  90  90 Ryan Smith (17 rated games)   
 53  50  53 Tony Bongo (17 rated games)

Scottish League round 2 match May 2nd results from Marion Keatings.
3 rounds.

Waverley 5 wins

Old Prf New Wins
157 191 157 3 Wilma Warwick
163 157 163 2 Alan Sinclair
131  91 130 0 Kenneth Ross

Scorpions 4 wins

Old Prf New Wins
142 167 142 2 John Balloch
147 134 146 1 Billy Dott
133 134 133 1 Mary Jones

Spring Matchplay April 30th-May 2nd results from James Burley. 
25 rounds.

Division A

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread
 1 190 189 191 18 +1536 Allan Simmons(GM)
 2 163 182 170 16  +567 Amy Byrne
 3 181 181 181 15½ +822 Wayne Kelly(GM)
 4 175 179 176 15½ +419 Jack Anscomb
 5 164 174 166 14  +404 Paloma Raychbart

 6 171 174 171 14  +269 Steve Perry
 7 170 168 168 12½   +3 John Ashmore
 8 181 165 177 12  +382 Elie Dangoor(Exp)
 9 161 160 161 11  -472 Jackie McLeod(Exp)
10 171 157 168 10½ -260 Chris Vicary

11 156 157 157 10  -838 Donna Stanton
12 156 156 156 10 -1086 Victoria Kingham
13 147 147 148  8  -814 Alison Sadler
14 149 147 148  8  -932 Anne Ashmore

Division B

Each player received a tournament win and 100 spread points for the bye.
Thus the sum of spreads is +2500.

Pn Old Prf New WW Spread
 1 141 148 142 16½ +860 Marjorie Struggles (23 rated games)
 2 122 142 125 15  +526 Steve Balment (23 rated games)
 3 135 141 137 15  +164 Jill Parker (23 rated games)
 4 146 141 145 15  +112 Moira Conway (23 rated games)

 5 145 135 144 14  +970 David Shenkin (23 rated games)
 6 133 137 133 14  +400 Peter Ashurst (23 rated games)
 7 131 132 132 13  +290 Geoff Cooper (23 rated games)
 8 134 132 133 13  +252 Margaret Pritchett (23 rated games)

 9 128 130 129 13  -207 Ted Lewis (22 rated games)
10 135 125 133 12   +24 Margaret Harkness (22 rated games)
11 126 114 123 9½  -891 Ann Golding (22 rated games)

Division C

Philippa Morris did not play the final game because of illness.
Chris Bluett was awarded an unrated win and 100 spread points for the bye.
 
Pn Old Prf New WW Spread                 
 1 121 136 125 19  +745 Rhoda Gray   
 2 121 129 123 17 +1006 Esther Kasket   
 3 121 124 121 16  +725 Marlene Skinner   
 4 121 125 121 16  +359 Barbara Morris   

 5 104 114 107 13   +39 Michael Holligan   
 6 116 107 113 11½ -407 Val Hoskings   
 7  98 105  98 11   -12 Caroline Elliott   
 8 119 103 115 11   -86 Stany Arnold   

 9  99 102  99 10  -627 Philippa Morris (24 rated games)
10 100  98 100 9½  -380 Chris Bluett (24 rated games)
11 113  95 108  9  -117 Barbara Lukey   
12  96  90  95  7 -1145 Stanley Wilkinson  

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