The Gap Chess Club Records and Trivia

Note: This page last updated: February 2017

 

Picket Fences

Garry de Jager 1982 Flood Cup (7 rounds)

Peter Cronin 1986 Flood Cup (7 rounds)

Joe Tarnawski 1992 One Hour (6 rounds)

Eddie Ottschoffski 1996 SW Trophy (7 rounds)

Eddie Ottschoffski 1998 Handicap (7 rounds)

Andrew Robinson 2002 SW Trophy (10 rounds)

Brian Thomas 2006 Allegro (22 rounds)

Brian Thomas 2007 Lightning (14 rounds)

Tony Howes 2011 SW Trophy (13 rounds)

Andrew Mather 2014 SW Trophy (11 rounds)

Andrew Mather 2015 Allegro (26 rounds)

 

Note: David Appleton won the first 6 games in the 1987 Flood Cup. Having an unassailable lead, he forfeited his final round game in which he was due to play Harvey Quaresmini.

 

 

Completed tournament undefeated (5 games plus over the board)

Player

Tournament

Wins

Draws

Losses

Bye or Forfeit

Garry de Jager

1982 Flood Cup

7

0

0

-

Garry de Jager

1984 Flood Cup

6

1

0

-

Peter Cronin

1986 Flood Cup

7

0

0

-

Harvey Quaresmini

1989 Hour

4

1

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1992 Hour

6

0

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1993 Flood Cup

5

2

0

-

Mark Winn

1994 Flood Cup

6

1

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1994 Handicap

6

1

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1995 Handicap

4

1

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1995 SW Trophy

4

1

0

-

Joe Tarnawski

1996 Flood Cup

10

2

0

-

Eddie Ottschoffski

1996 SW Trophy

6

0

0

1F

John Nothdurft

1997 Flood Cup

3

2

0

1F 1F

Eddie Ottschoffski

1997 Flood Cup

4

3

0

-

John Nothdurft

1997 Handicap

6

1

0

-

Andrew Robinson

1998 Flood Cup

5

2

0

-

Eddie Ottschoffski

1998 Handicap

6

0

0

1B

Andrew Robinson

1998 SW Trophy

4

2

0

1F

Brian Thomas

2000 SW Trophy

6

1

0

-

Luke Murray

2000 SW Trophy

4

2

0

B

Andrew Robinson

2001 Flood Cup

6

1

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2002 Flood Cup

4

4

0

1F

Andrew Robinson

2002 SW Trophy

10

0

0

-

Harvey Quaresmini

2003 SW Trophy

11

2

0

-

George Flitcroft-Smith

2003 SW Trophy

9

4

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2004 Flood Cup

6

1

0

-

Phillip Kirkman

2005 Flood Cup

5

2

0

1F

Brian Thomas

2006 Flood Cup

6

0

0

B

Brian Thomas

2006 Allegro

22

0

0

-

Brian Thomas

2007 Lightning

14

0

0

-

Brian Thomas

2008 Lightning

19

1

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2008 Flood Cup

1

5

0

1F

Andrew Robinson

2008 SW Trophy

1

6

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2010 SW Trophy

11

3

0

-

Tony Howes

2011 Flood Cup

7

1

0

1F

Tony Howes

2011 SW Trophy

10

0

0

1F 1F

Tony Howes

2013 Flood Cup

6

1

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2013 Flood Cup

3

4

0

-

Andrew Robinson

2013 SW Trophy

8

3

0

-

Andrew Mather

2014 SW Trophy

10

0

0

1F

Tony Howes

2015 Flood Cup

5

1

0

B

Andrew Mather

2015 SW Trophy

5

3

0

 

Cameron De Vere

2015 SW Trophy

5

3

0

 

Andrew Mather

2015 Allegro

26

0

0

2 x 0F

Tony Howes

2016 Flood Cup

3

3

0

B

Andrew Robinson

2016 Flood Cup

2

5

0

1F

Andrew Mather

2016 SW Trophy

6

0

0

1F

 

 

Biggest Upsets Tournament Winners

1997 Stuart Wilson Trophy Colin Schofield - won this tournament in a play-off after a 3-way tie for first. He started as the 6th seed in a field of 16. Colin had never previously won a tournament in 8 years at the club.

1999 Flood Cup Mark Winn won a 3-way play-off against Nathan Davidson and Eddie Ottschoffski. Going into the play-off, he had lost at his previous 3 encounters against both of these players.

2000 Flood Cup Luke Murray - equal 1st with Brian Thomas in his previous rated club tournament, the 1999 Stuart Wilson Trophy, he had won 1 and lost 5 games. Year 2000 saw very rapid improvement in this junior player (14-y-o) who managed to win the Maiden Trophy as well as a share in the Flood Cup.

 

 

Most draws in a tournament

Highest % in a tournament

6 from 7 games Andrew Robinson 2008 Stuart Wilson Trophy

5 from 7 games Andrew Robinson 2008 Flood Cup

5 from 7 games Andrew Robinson 2016 Flood Cup

4 from 7 games Brian Willcock 1985 Flood Cup

4 from 7 games Ray Adams 2015 Stuart Wilson Trophy

4 from 8 games Andrew Robinson 2002 Flood Cup

5 from 11 games Debbie Jenkins 2003 Stuart Wilson Trophy

6 from 13 games Andrew Robinson 1996 Flood Cup

5 from 12 games Mark Winn 1996 Flood Cup

 

 

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