Monday, 25 March 2013

Players of the Year

With only a few matches remaining, the battle for the three 'Player of the Year' trophies is hotting up.   There are clear leaders in Divisions 1 and 2, but the field is wide open in Division 3.

Division 1

Shaun MunsonIpswich7½/983.3
Michael ClaphamIpswich6/875.0
Ian WallisIpswich6/966.7

Division 2

Mark Le-VineBury St Edmunds5½/691.7
Bob JonesBury St Edmunds7½/1075.0
Malcolm LightfootSaxmundham6/875.0
Simon RileyAdastral Park4½/675.0

Division 3

Phil MortonsonIpswich7/977.8
Rory GoldsmithWoodbridge School6/875.0
Keith WoodcockIpswich8/1172.7
Peter ChadwickSaxmundham8/1172.7
Alonso PaezIpswich6½/972.2
Nikolay LastochkinWoodbridge School7/1070.0

The 'Draw Merchants'

Some players seem to be rather prone to drawing.   These are the top 'draw merchants' in each division:

Division 1:   Jim Buis (Manningtree)   6 games - 6 draws (!!)
Division 2:   Stephen Pride (Bury St Edmunds)   7 games - 6 draws (!)
Division 3:   Gary Hemsworth (Felixstowe)   9 games - 6 draws


  1. These statistics are correct as of when?

    1. As of now, according to Dave Wild's grading website at


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