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Home - Last updated 31 Oct 2014



Team lists 2014-15

31.10.14 - The list of the teams who have entered, paid fees and sent lists of registered players for next season is almost complete. Some registrations are being finalised and the page will be updated again soon.


30.10.14 - These are now published for Division 1, Division 2, Division 3s and Division 3n. Registration lists are being finalised and will be available soon - with thanks to Dave Thomas, Matt Carr and David Welch.

Rapidplay report 2014

11.10.14 - A detailed pictorial report from the Team and Individual Rapidplay including J4NCL weekend 1, is now online - with many thanks to John Saunders.


Individual winner: GM David Smerdon


Rapidplay Winners

06.10.14 - The championships took place over the weekend of 4-5 Oct at Daventry Court Hotel at the same time as weekend 1 of the J4NCL.


Final results ~ Team Event

1st: Guildford - 18 GP, 12 MP.

2nd: Sons of Anarchy Grantham 1 - 18 GP, 11 MP.

3rd: Barbican 1 - 18 GP, 11 MP.


Sons of Anarchy Grantham 1 were placed second ahead of Barbican 1 on the third tie-break (sum of opponents match points) having been equal on match points and sum of opponents game points. Barbican 2 were placed fourth on tie-break with 18 GP, 9 MP.


U175 Grading: Leeds University Old Boys 2 - 14 GP (avg 172).


Junior: KJCA Knights - 14 GP (only team eligible).


Final results ~ Individual Event

1st GM David Smerdon (Guildford) - 6/7.

2nd GM Glenn Flear (Guildford) - 6/7.

3rd Peter Richmond (Brown Jack) - 6/7.


Glenn Flear was placed ahead of Peter Richmond on sum of progressive scores.


U175 Grading: Stephen Whatley (Millfield) - 5/7.

Junior: Ravi Haria - 4/7.

Rapidplay PGNs - from the LIVE boards

Team (84 games) PGN   CBV

with particular thanks to Matt Carr, John Saunders and Mark Crowther (TWIC).

Indiv. (83 games) PGN


Replays: Team | Individual

Rapidplay Results   Junior 4NCL Weekend 1

Individual Event (Sun 5 Oct)

Pairings and Results


Team results (Sat 4 Oct)

Round 1: 1.00pm

Round 2: 2.00pm

Round 3: 3.00pm

Round 4: 4.00pm

Round 5: 5.00pm

Round 6: 6.00pm

Round 7: 7.00pm


Team Crosstable


Rules 2014-15 | Teams for Weekend 1 |



Round 1: Sat 10.30-12.30

Round 2: Sat 14.00-16.00

Round 3: Sat 16.45-18.45

Round 4: Sun 09.30-11.30

Round 5: Sun 13.00-15.00


Crosstable after Weekend 1


Entry Guidelines 2014-15

20.7.14 - Now posted together with fees due and important dates for the new season.

Hotels 2014-15

27.6.14 - Please note that links for 4NCL venues, reservations and email addresses have been updated following the rebranding from Puma to The Hotel Collection. More here.


Older items for the 2013-14 season can be found here.




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