Premier One 2020

There are thirteen contestants for Bristol Premier League Division One for the 2020 season, nine of whom retained their places through their 2019 efforts, while four won automatic promotion from Premier Two.
Players play each other twice in 11-point matches, in a season spanning the eleven months from January to November.
Players arrange their own fixtures, at mutually acceptable venues and times, with Bristol Backgammon's Monday and Thursday sessions being prime opportunities.

League table as at February 24th

Andy Boysan65165473.000015
Adam Sinclair95489741.667015
Nick Barham7436466-0.286012
Peter Thistlewood33033281.66709
Chris Rogers63362561.00009
Ed Turner32130251.66706
Cecilia Sparke4223239-1.75006
Neil Young1101192.00003
Stuart Mann31229280.33303
Gaz Owen3123132-0.33303
Fred North5144054-2.80003
Simon Hughes3032133-4.00000
Phil Charlton3031733-5.3332-2

Complete results record

PLAYER50 PAID?vs N Youngvs E Turnervs P Th'woodvs C Sparkevs A Sincl'rvs C Rogersvs G Owenvs F Northvs S Mannvs S Hughesvs P Ch'ltonvs A Boysanvs N Barham
Nick BarhamYES....11-1011-9.11-56-11...XXX
Andy BoysanYES.11-810-1111-5...11-7.11-711-9XXX.
Phil CharltonNo...7-111-11.....XXX..
Simon HughesYES9-11...5-11....XXX...
Stuart MannYES..8-11.10-11...XXX....
Fred NorthYES....8-11.11-10XXX....9-11
Gaz OwenYES.....11-10XXX......
Chris RogersYES...11-5.XXX11-10.....11-8
Adam SinclairYES.5-1110-11.XXX.......11-6
Cecilia SparkeYES...XXX.11-10.......
Peter ThistlewoodYES..XXX..........
Ed TurnerYES.XXX..11-9........
Neil YoungYESXXX............

Scores in parentheses are from adjourned matches.
Premier One fees amounting to 600 have been paid so far.

Next checkpoint

March 31st

Number of matches to be played:

To keep up with the Advisory Schedule: 9

To avoid Penalty Points: 7

To avoid expungement from the League: 4

Chronological results list:
Dec 29, 2019: Chris Rogers beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5.
Dec 31, 2019: Cecilia Sparke beat Chris Rogers 11-10.
Jan 2: Gaz Owen beat Chris Rogers 11-10.
Jan 7: Andy Boysan beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5.
Jan 8: Peter Thistlewood beat Andy Boysan 11-10; Fred North beat Gaz Owen 11-10.
Jan 10: Nick Barham beat Fred North 11-5; Nick Barham beat Fred North 11-9.
Jan 15: Andy Boysan beat Simon Hughes 11-7.
Jan 19: Peter Thistlewood beat Adam Sinclair 11-10.
Jan 21: Andy Boysan beat Fred North 11-7; Nick Barham beat Adam Sinclair 11-10; Adam Sinclair beat Nick Barham 11-6.
Jan 28: Adam Sinclair beat Fred North 11-8.
Feb 4: Adam Sinclair beat Stuart Mann 11-10; Andy Boysan beat Phil Charlton 11-9.
Feb 5: Adam Sinclair beat Simon Hughes 11-5.
Feb 6: Stuart Mann beat Nick Barham 11-6.
Feb 8: Ed Turner beat Adam Sinclair 11-5; Ed Turner beat Adam Sinclair 11-9.
Feb 13: Nick Barham beat Chris Rogers 11-9; Chris Rogers beat Nick Barham 11-8; Peter Thistlewood beat Stuart Mann 11-8.
Feb 16: Andy Boysan beat Ed Turner 11-8.
Feb 17: Neil Young beat Simon Hughes 11-9.
Feb 18: Cecilia Sparke beat Phil Charlton 11-7.
Feb 20: Adam Sinclair beat Phil Charlton 11-1.
Feb 24: Chris Rogers beat Gaz Owen 11-10.

Projected use of Premier League prize pool (2020)

Premier One entry fees, when paid, will total 650.
The table below gives an estimate of how that money will be apportioned.
Administration fee65
Engraving and
Cash 1st prize250
Cash 2nd prize150
Cash 3rd prize90
Cash 4th prize50

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