Premier Three 2020

Thirteen contestants signed up for the 2020 Bristol Premier League Division Three season, four of whom remain in the division from last year, while eight are debut Premier League entrants, and one is returning to the league.
This means that players are required to play each other twice in 11-point matches -- a total of twenty-four matches each -- 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.

Premier Three

League table as at February 24th

George Georgiou86281543.375018
David Hoare54150392.200012
Alan Joicey64260491.833012
Mathew Nicholls10468485-0.100012
Robin Gunney33033252.66709
Rosemary Whitehouse7345767-1.42909
Adrian Farthing32131242.33306
Marcel Bancroft7255066-2.28606
Jordan White7254364-3.00006
Tom Chapman32130213.00015
James Lintell-Smith3212425-0.33315
John Curran5144153-2.40003
Gerald Whitehouse5143446-2.40003

Complete results record

PLAYER25 PAID?vs R W'housevs G W'housevs J Whitevs M Nich'lsvs J L-Smithvs A Joiceyvs D Hoarevs R Gunneyvs G G'rgiouvs A Farth'gvs J Curranvs T Chapmanvs M Banc'ft
Marcel BancroftYES8-112-113-1111-4.8-117-11.....XXX
Tom ChapmanNo....11-2.....11-8XXX.
John CurranYES11-9...6-1110-11...6-11XXX..
Adrian FarthingYES9-11.......11-7XXX(6-5)...
George GeorgiouYES11-511-911-311-6..8-11.XXX....
Robin GunneyYES...11-8.11-10.XXX.....
David HoareYES11-311-106-11...XXX......
Alan JoiceyYES6-1111-411-5..XXX.......
James Lintell-SmithNo....XXX......11-8.
Mathew NichollsYES11-711-511-1XXX...7-118-11...7-11
Jordan WhiteYES..XXX6-11....6-11....
Gerald WhitehouseYES.XXX...........
Rosemary WhitehouseYESXXX............

Scores in parentheses are from adjourned matches.

League fees totalling 275 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:
Jan 13: David Hoare beat George Georgiou 11-8.
Jan 16: Jordan White beat Marcel Bancroft 11-3.
Jan 19: George Georgiou beat Mathew Nicholls 11-6; George Georgiou beat Mathew Nicholls 11-8.
Jan 20: George Georgiou beat Jordan White 11-3; George Georgiou beat Jordan White 11-6.
Jan 23: Rosemary Whitehouse beat Adrian Farthing 11-9; George Georgiou beat Gerald Whitehouse 11-4; Adrian Farthing beat George Georgiou 11-7.
Jan 24: Gerald Whitehouse beat Marcel Bancroft 11-2; Rosemary Whitehouse beat Alan Joicey 11-6; Rosemary Whitehouse beat Marcel Bancroft 11-8.
Jan 27: Adrian Farthing beat John Curran 11-6; Mathew Nicholls beat Jordan White 11-1; Mathew Nicholls beat Jordan White 11-6.
Jan 30: Alan Joicey beat John Curran 11-10; Jordan White beat David Hoare 11-6.
Jan 31: Alan Joicey beat Marcel Bancroft 11-8; James Lintell-Smith beat John Curran 11-6.
Feb 3: Marcel Bancroft beat Mathew Nicholls 11-4; Marcel Bancroft beat Mathew Nicholls 11-7.
Feb 4: David Hoare beat Marcel Bancroft 11-7.
Feb 6: Alan Joicey beat Jordan White 11-5; Tom Chapman beat John Curran 11-8.
Feb 9: Tom Chapman beat James Lintell-Smith 11-2; James Lintell-Smith beat Tom Chapman 11-8.
Feb 12: Robin Gunney beat Mathew Nicholls 11-8; Robin Gunney beat Mathew Nicholls 11-7.
Feb 13: George Georgiou beat Rosemary Whitehouse 11-5; Mathew Nicholls beat Gerald Whitehouse 11-5.
Feb 14: Mathew Nicholls beat Rosemary Whitehouse 11-7; Alan Joicey beat Gerald Whitehouse 11-4.
Feb 20: Robin Gunney beat Alan Joicey 11-10.
Feb 23: David Hoare beat Rosemary Whitehouse 11-3.
Feb 24: John Curran beat Rosemary Whitehouse 11-9; David Hoare beat Gerald Whitehouse 11-10.

Projected use of Premier Three prize pool (2018)

When Premier Three entry fees have all been paid, they will give a total Premier Two prize fund of 325.
The table below gives an estimate of how that money will be apportioned.
Administration fee32.50
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