Seaton entered a team on Sunday 29th October 2017 in the DCCA Team Blitz. This is a 6 round tournament with teams of 4 and 12 minute time control for all moves. The event was very well attended with 15 teams entering and a strong field including IM Jack Rudd playing board 1 for Bideford. Despite an early promising start with a 4/4 victory first round, the team faded somewhat in later rounds. Full results can be found here.

Seaton players were in action in the South Bristol Rapidplay held in Whitchurch on 12th August 2017. This was a 6 round competition with 25 minutes for each player split into two section of 16 players - one the Open and the second an grade restricted Major. Seaton enjoyed some success in the Open with Paul Hampton coming 3rd with 4/6 and Jon Underwood coming 5th with 3/6. Full results can be found here.

Congratulations to Seaton and the team captain Hazel who have won the 2016/2017 Championship League! 

Paul and Steve were members of the Devon team that won the national U180 final against Middlesex on 1st July 2017.

Devon U180 Winning Team 2017

Why not read the Match Report for this very close and tense final. Paul's game can be found here.


Steve won the under 166 grading prize in the Teignmouth Rapidplay tournament on 1st April 2017. Seaton also came second out of 13 teams in the Rapidplay’s team competition. Follow this link for further details of the event.