The Gap Chess Club – Records and Trivia

Note: This page last updated: February 2017

 

Longest Game

99 moves: Mark Winn 0 Andrew Robinson 1 – Flood Cup 1998 Round 7 This game was part of the final round of the Flood Cup and decided the final winner. It was played on 22 May 1998, adjourned at 12.22am after 4 hours and 4 minutes, and completed in a further 20 minutes on the following Friday night.

 

98 recorded moves: Andrew Robinson ½ Andrew Mather ½ – Stuart  Wilson Trophy 2013

(some moves may have been missed by the transcribers after both players stopped recording when down under five minutes)

 

Shortest Game

4 moves: Martin Laizans 0 Greg Colwell 1 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2012 (RE)

8 moves: Ray Adams 1 John Ryland 0 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2013 (CM)

11 moves: Andrew Robinson 1 Digby Shaw 0 – Interclub v Samford, 23 Aug 2005 (CM)

13 moves: Russell Lyons 1 James Hiller 0 – Flood Cup 2011 (CM)

13 moves: Andrew Robinson 1 Tony Howes 0 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2010 (RE)

14 moves: Tony Howes 1 Russell Lyons 0 – Flood Cup 2011 (RE)

14 moves: Brian Willcock 0 Andrew Robinson 1 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2002 (RE)

15 moves: Brian Willcock 1 James Hiller 0 – Flood Cup 2001 (CM)

15 moves: Harvey Quaresmini 1 Brian Willcock 0 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2001 (RE)

15 moves: Neil Lossberg 0 Ray Adams 1 – Interclub v Samford, 23 Mar 2007 (CM)

15 moves: Ray Adams 0 Kieran Lyons 1 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2010 (RE)

Note: (CM) = checkmate achieved; (RE) = resigned

 

 

Biggest Upsets – Games

Phillip Mulholland 1 Joe Tarnawski 0 – Flood Cup 1992

Colin Schofield 1 Joe Tarnawski 0 – Handicap 1992

Stuart Wilson 1 Mark Winn 0 - Handicap 1994

Mark de Vries ½ Harvey Quaresmini ½ (2 queens vs pawn stalemate) - Handicap 1994

Nikki Jones 1 Andrew Robinson 0 – Handicap 1996

Nikki Jones 1 Carl Ninine 0 – Flood Cup 1997

Eddie Ottschoffski 0 Val Horler 1 – Handicap 1997

Stuart Wilson 1 Sam Constantin 0 – Flood Cup 2000

Peter Hiller 1 Harvey Quaresmini 0 (twice occurred !!)

Tony Howes 0 Stefan Harmat 1 – Flood Cup 2004

Marty Chadwick 1 Harvey Quaresmini 0 – Flood Cup 2004

John Curran 0 James Hiller 1 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2004

Peter Hiller 1 Tony Howes 0 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2004

Andrew Robinson 0 Peter Hiller 1 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2004

Cameron De Vere 1 Brian Thomas 0 – Stuart Wilson Trophy 2006

Josh Ford 1 Nathan Shaw 0 – Flood Cup 2008

Russell Lyons 0 James Hiller 1 – Flood Cup 2009

James Hiller 1½ Brian Willcock ½ – Allegro 2009 (2 games)

 

 

Longest time taken on a move

31 minutes – Tony Howes’ 21st move – Flood Cup 2008 Round 6: Andrew Robinson ½ Tony Howes ½

29 minutes – Mark Winn’s 15th move – Flood Cup 1998 Round 7: Mark Winn 0 Andrew Robinson 1

 

 

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