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 July 1st

PldWonLostForAgstAv.DiffPensPts
Chris Rogers161331721054.188039
Andy Boysan1192116793.364027
Adam Sinclair1064100831.700018
Cecilia Sparke1367104107-0.231018
Gaz Owen85383642.375015
Peter Thistlewood115690109-1.727015
Stuart Mann1459100131-2.214015
Nick Barham9457388-1.667012
Fred North1349104133-2.231012
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Neil Young43142361.50009
Simon Hughes5143948-1.80003
Phil Charlton101967107-4.00003

Ed Turner (won 2, lost 3) resigned from the league on April 16th. All of his results have been expunged from the league table.

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...3-1111-1011-9.11-56-11...XXX
Andy BoysanYES.11-810-1111-5...11-711-111-711-9XXX.
Phil CharltonYES9-11.8-117-111-110-11.11-87-11.XXX7-11.
Simon HughesYES9-11..11-45-11....XXX.7-11.
Stuart MannYES7-1111-68-1111-510-114-113-117-11XXX...11-6
Fred NorthYES11-9..4-118-116-1111-10XXX...7-119-11
Gaz OwenYES..11-1011-3.11-10XXX8-11.....
Chris RogersYES..11-511-511-10XXX11-1011-611-4.11-8.11-8
Adam SinclairYES.5-1110-1111-9XXX4-11......11-6
Cecilia SparkeYES..11-5XXX.11-10..11-1..7-11.
Peter ThistlewoodYES..XXX..2-115-11.8-11..11-7.
Ed TurnerTo be
refunded
.XXX..11-9...9-11....
Neil YoungYESXXX............

Matches in red no longer count in the league table.
Scores in parentheses are from adjourned matches.

Premier One fees amounting to 650 have all been paid.


Next checkpoint

July 31st

An amnesty is in place for this checkpoint


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.
Feb 25: Stuart Mann beat Phil Charlton 11-7.
Feb 26: Gaz Owen beat Cecilia Sparke 11-3.
Feb 27: Fred North beat Stuart Mann 11-7.
Mar 11: Simon Hughes beat Cecilia Sparke 11-4.
Mar 13: Stuart Mann beat Ed Turner 11-6; Stuart Mann beat Ed Turner 11-9.
Mar 18: Cecilia Sparke beat Peter Thistlewood 11-5.
Mar 20: Chris Rogers beat Peter Thistlewood 11-5.
Mar 23: Chris Rogers beat Stuart Mann 11-4.
Mar 25: Chris Rogers beat Adam Sinclair 11-10.
Mar 26: Stuart Mann beat Nick Barham 11-6.
Mar 30: Adam Sinclair beat Cecilia Sparke 11-9.
Apr 13: Cecilia Sparke beat Nick Barham 11-3.
Apr 15: Chris Rogers beat Stuart Mann 11-4; Chris Rogers beat Adam Sinclair 11-4; Neil Young beat Phil Charlton 11-9.
Apr 17: Chris Rogers beat Phil Charlton 11-0.
Apr 21: Chris Rogers beat Fred North 11-6.
Apr 28: Gaz Owen beat Peter Thistlewood 11-10; Phil Charlton beat Fred North 11-8.
Apr 30: Gaz Owen beat Peter Thistlewood 11-5.
May 1: Gaz Owen beat Stuart Mann 11-3.
May 8: Stuart Mann beat Peter Thistlewood 11-8.
May 12: Neil Young beat Stuart Mann 11-7; Fred North beat Neil Young 11-9.
May 13: Cecilia Sparke beat Stuart Mann 11-1.
May 19: Fred North beat Gaz Owen 11-8.
Jun 2: Peter Thistlewood beat Phil Charlton 11-8.
Jun 5: Chris Rogers beat Peter Thistlewood 11-2.
Jun 10: Andy Boysan beat Stuart Mann 11-1.
Jun 14: Peter Thistlewood beat Andy Boysan 11-7.
Jun 16: Chris Rogers beat Fred North 11-6.
Jun 17: Andy Boysan beat Cecilia Sparke 11-7.
Jun 18: Andy Boysan beat Fred North 11-7.
Jun 24: Chris Rogers beat Phil Charlton 11-8.
Jun 29: Stuart Mann beat Cecilia Sparke 11-5.
Jun 30: Andy Boysan beat Phil Charlton 11-7.
Jul 1: Cecilia Sparke beat Fred North 11-4; Andy Boysan beat Simon Hughes 11-7.


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.
PurposeDiv.1
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Administration fee65
Engraving and
mementoes
45
Cash 1st prize250
Cash 2nd prize150
Cash 3rd prize90
Cash 4th prize50


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