Yorkshire Chess Association Year Book




Calendar of Events – Results/Reports


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Accuracy of club information &

Yearbook: further copies &

YCA Honorary Life Members &

Yorkshire Individual Championship 2018

Message from the President

Officers 2017-18

Annual Fees

County Match Fees & Petrol Allowance

Junior Contacts

YCA League Match Venues

Secretaries of Competing Clubs

Match Correspondents ‑ Woodhouse Cup

Match Correspondents ‑ IM Brown

Match Correspondents ‑ Silver Rook

YCA League Fixtures 2017-2018

ECF Game Fee Changes &c

Joining the ECF

Standard-play Grading Trends 2002-17

Notes on the YCA Grading List

Results Graded July 2016 to June 2017

YCA Grading List

Yorkshire Junior Reports

Correspondence Chess Report

U-160 Captain’s Message

2016-17 League Tables & Match Results

County Match Result Summary

English County Finals 2017

English County Championship 1921

Recent Winners of YCA Events

Constitution and Rules

YCA League Rules

Index to Rules

Individual Championship Rules

Contact Details Index

Event Calendar 2017-18



English County Championship Finals 2017


Go to Report

Go to detailed match results


Photos taken by Steve Mann

(Flash photography was banned, and close-up photography in the Open room seemed to be too intrusive.)


Rupert Jones receiving the U-160 trophy from ECF Chief Executive Mike Truran.

(Left to right at back: Paul Johnson, David Stephenson, Nick Mahoney and  Paul Day.)


Karim Khan (Bradford) demonstrating the validity of the Orwellian principle “four pawns good: two pawns bad”

to Heywood Congress-organiser and former Lancashire secretary Bill O’Rourke.



Standing, left to right: Paul Johnson (York), Nick Mahoney (Doncaster) and Paul Day (Bradford)

- being shown how it’s done by Randy Donahue (Leeds).



Paul Day (Bradford) makes his move, watched by non-playing captain Rupert Jones (Leeds CCCC).

(U-180 section arbiter, Sheffield & DCA’s Phill Beckett, is in blue T-shirt on right.)



In the Open: Daniel Sullivan (chin in hand, Sheffield) and Harry Li (red hoody, Alwoodley)

watched by John Nelson (standing, right foreground, Sheffield).

Further along same row, obscured, left to right:  Peter Shaw (blue shirt, Wakefield),

Phil Watson (darker blue shirt, Calderdale) and Peter Gayson (hair/forehead only, Bradford).

On far table, facing, left to right: Paul Townsend (York), Jean Luc Weller (York),

Matthias Gantner (Bradford), and Andrew Ledger (Sheffield)



The U-160 trophy.

(This was originally the BCF’s Counties Third Team Championship trophy.)