Little Team Cup

The little team cup is awarded each season to a member of the D or E team who scores the most points in games against other members of that team. They then hold the trophy for one year.

Previous winners:

16-17 Tom Holmes

17-18 Mike Jennings

18-19 Pete Marks

How the Cup competition works

  • All members of the D and E team squads are automatically entered in the competition Games are played under the league rules for chess games.
  • Players may only play other competitors twice once with black and once with white.
  • Matches are scored 1 point for playing in addition to 1 point for a win and ½ point for a draw.
  • The winner is the person scoring the most points.
  • Games may only be played at club nights at Horfield Chess Club.
  • Any issues will be referred to the Captain of the D or E team for resolution.
  • Unless the Captain is involved in the dispute in which case the Club Secretary will resolve the issue.
  • All games played under league rules will be submitted to the league to be graded.
  • Beginners are eligible to play matches that consist of three quickplay games against competitors.
  • They can play up two matches against other competitors and will receive two rooks as odds.