Derbyshire's Top Chess Players - (July 2017 Grades)



Below is a list of all current players registered with DCA club with an ECF Grade of 150 or higher.

NAME

REF

ECF

ELO

CLUB

PREV

DIFF

Law, Zhe Kang

306329L

214

2305

West Nottingham

220

-6

Posazhennikov, Alex

246346F

200

2200

West Nottingham

205

-5

Willow, Jonah B

283303H

200

2200

West Nottingham

188

12

Molyneux, John

115670G

196

2170

Breadsall

197

-1

Madden, Paul

114779B

195

2163

Breadsall

194

1

Smith, Mike D

248422F

194

2155

Chesterfield

194

0

Latham, David

210988J

192

2140

Chesterfield

199

-7

Shannon, John E

118750J

182

2065

Derby

185

-3

Chipanga, Takaedza

247052E

181

2058

Derby

188

-7

Gilmore, Simon N

111264J

180

2050

Belper

177

3

Fletcher, Paul

110685F

179

2043

Clay Cross

180

-1

Mateu Guiu, Esteve

308987D

179

2043

Rolls Royce Derby

196

-17

Staples, Maurice J

119601H

179

2043

Lichfield

178

1

Munshi, Aditya

288604C

177

2028

West Nottingham

167

10

Kingston, Ian S

257837C

176

2020

Lichfield

175

1

Alderson, Michael J

105582D

175

2013

Belper

173

2

Alcock, Mike

105573C

173

1998

Chesterfield

184

-11

Downham, Alan F

127966L

172

1990

Belper

170

2

Forey, Ray J

110757E

172

1990

Derby

173

-1

Green, Anthony J

157077J

171

1983

Lichfield

170

1

Johnson, Michael D

113695B

171

1983

Chesterfield

168

3

Howard, D Martin

265240H

170

1975

Chesterfield

168

2

Natt, Anthony L

265256A

169

1968

Clay Cross

172

-3

Somton, Anita

290588H

169

1968

West Nottingham

167

2

Jarvis, Derek A

173444B

168

1960

Breadsall

171

-3

Pearson, Taylor

284546F

167

1953

West Nottingham

166

1

Clare, Antony A

165508F

166

1945

West Nottingham

170

-4

Toothill, Andrew

120518D

166

1945

Breadsall

166

0

Panday, Sohrab

233283J

165

1938

Belper

166

-1

Williams, David

121714J

165

1938

Derby

167

-2

Cast, Julian

133589D

163

1923

Long Eaton

167

-4

Dalley, Kevin J

139864H

163

1923

Derby

157

6

Bracey, Steve

125587D

161

1908

Chesterfield

166

-5

Mort, Andrew J

115852B

160

1900

Chesterfield

166

-6

Nabbs, Terence

210562H

160

1900

Lichfield

160

0

Smith, David

139962H

160

1900

Derby

156

4

Allen, Ralph MA

105641E

159

1893

Burton

164

-5

Bentley, Alex

231084D

159

1893

Long Eaton

160

-1

Housley, Steve B

113065B

159

1893

Chesterfield

161

-2

Collins, Peter M

108654G

158

1885

Lichfield

161

-3

Castro, Jaime

274209D

157

1878

Derby

153

4

Gartside, Carl

230002D

155

1863

Clay Cross

158

-3

Levens, David G

104365B

155

1863

West Nottingham

156

-1

Retout, Steve P

117825J

155

1863

Derby

159

-4

Susak, Sanel

280290K

155

1863

Spondon

152

3

Gamble, Raymond J

111035E

153

1848

Spondon

158

-5

Giles, Alan

249292B

153

1848

Lichfield

147

6

Haime, Gary

234102F

153

1848

Lichfield

149

4

Robins, Andrew

129135L

153

1848

Long Eaton

156

-3

Ashcroft, D

157541H

152

1840

Chesterfield

151

1

Brown, Geoffrey D

124565L

151

1833

Clay Cross

151

0

Lambert, Michael

114022L

151

1833

Long Eaton

156

-5

Nath, Ranjit

116075J

151

1833

Rolls Royce Derby

139

12

Smith, John

119255D

151

1833

Lichfield

152

-1

Alldread, Luke S

166478F

150

1825

Belper

147

3

Gillespie, Gary D

273261A

150

1825

Rolls Royce Derby

150

0



To put things in perspective
STATUS GRADE
World Champion 280
Grandmaster 240
International Master 227
Master 213
Candidate Master 200
Expert 175
Good Club Player 150
Novice 100

You will normally see Grades quoted as much higher FIDE Grades. The currently recognised conversion is:

 FIDE Grade = 7.5 (ECF Grade) + 700





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