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SCCA League
The BCCA is seeking to encourage more team play to give members the opportunity to play more events with a greater variety of opponents. With that in mind, we are entering three teams in the SCCA League for the first time, being: BCCA Tigers BCCA Panthers BCCA Leopards
Medal Tournaments – Rating and Entries
With the return of ICCF ratings for our Medal Tournaments starting in March 2023, we are pleased to see an encouraging number of entries. All the entries as at 29th December are shown on the dedicated tournament page and can be seen by clicking here: Medal Entries 2023 .
Medal Tournaments – Get Your Entries in Now!
We are delighted to announce that entries are now being taken for the BCCA Medal Tournaments. Entrants can register for either the Postal or Webserver competition, or both! The registration fee is £3.00 for Webserver and £2.00 for Postal and remains very good value with no price increase. All members should have received an entry … Continue reading Medal Tournaments – Get Your Entries in Now!
ICCF Rule Change
The ICCF has announced a significant change to the rules relating to players exceeding time limits.   The position is that: A player who loses any game by exceeding a time limit (ETL) will now be restricted from registering for any new event on the server.  The time period for that restriction is either 30 days … Continue reading ICCF Rule Change
BCCA Tournaments, Matches and Ratings
Following the recent AGM and Executive Committee Meeting, changes are being implemented for BCCA Tournaments and Matches. These are summarised in the article set out below. ___________________________________________________________________________ BCCA Tournaments, Matches and Ratings The AGM of the BCCA was held on 1st October, followed by a meeting of the Executive Committee.   A report on both meetings … Continue reading BCCA Tournaments, Matches and Ratings
AGM Agenda
Our AGM is scheduled for next Saturday 1st October at 2.00 p.m. to be held on Zoom. Please see below the agenda by clicking on this link:   BCCA Agenda
New BCCA Master – Antony Copsey
Antony Copsey is the latest BCCA member to be awarded the BCCA  Master Title after accumulating the necessary 20 Master points – well played Antony! The full list of BCCA Title holders can be found here The full list of Title points awarded for players who have not yet earned the Title can be found here
AGM 1st October 2022 2.0 p.m.
This note confirms that the BCCA AGM 2022 will take place this year on 1st October 2022 on Zoom, with all members being welcome to attend.  
New BCCA Master – Matthew W. Bailey
Matthew W. Bailey is the latest BCCA member to be awarded the BCCA  Master Title after accumulating the necessary 20 Master points – well played Matthew! The full list of BCCA Title holders can be found here The full list of Title points awarded for players who have not yet earned the Title can be found here
New BCCA Candidate Master – Petr Vachtfeidl
Petr Vachtfeidl is the latest BCCA member to be awarded the BCCA Candidate Master Title after accumulating the necessary 20 Candidate Master points – well played Petr! The full list of BCCA Title holders can be found here The full list of Title points awarded for players who have not yet earned the Title can be … Continue reading New BCCA Candidate Master – Petr Vachtfeidl

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