Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Some games from The Keith Richardson Tournament 2020 by Clive Frostick

February 16, 2021 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm GMT

Video of the event is now available on our Videos page

Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Clive Frostick, from Farnham Chess Club, will talk us through some of his games from our recent 2020 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament.  This  also doubled as the Camberley Chess Club’s annual championship, which was won by Julien Shepley.   It was played on-line for the first time, on the Lichess platform.  Everyone is welcome, especially those that participated in the event!

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Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Keith Richardson Memorial : We have a Winner!

The Fourth Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament was the first one to played entirely online using the Lichess platform on Sunday, November 1st.

After a tense struggle over six rounds of R20 + 10 rapidplay two players emerged on 5/6. 2019 winner Clive Frostick and WIM Natasha Regan.

The tie was resolved by Lichess and Clive emerged as winner by the narrowest of margins

In third place place was Camberley Club member Julien Shepley playing under the nom de plume of MurrayGeenWood. As the highest place Camberley member Julien has become Club Champion for 2020.

A total of 20 players from across the country took part.

Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

This chess tournament will be the fourth annual event to mark the passing of Keith Richardson, correspondence Grand Master.

The event will online using the Lichess platform, plus on Zoom – You are welcome to join Camberley Chess Club’s online Zoom meetings, just email

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More information will be posted closer to the date.


2018 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

2018 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

The Second Annual (2018) Keith Richardson Memorial Chess Tournament was held on Saturday 7th July at Camberley Chess Club.

Despite other national sporting activity that day, attendance was well into double figures and many thrilling chess games ensued.


First Place: Ken Norman

Camberley Club Champion: Alfredo Barquin

U150 Award: Ian Searle

Junior Award: Daniel Shek

The Top Ten results were as follows:

1Norman, Kenneth I1945.5/6
2Barquin, Alfredo1314.5/6
3Williams, Tony1564.0/6
4Sloane, Paul1823.0/4
5Davis, Tim1693.0/6
6Searle, Ian1152.5/6
7Shek, Daniel1162.5/6
8Birch, Professor Gordon1021.5/5
9Sayer, Ivan871.5/6
10Upham, John1341.0/2

A total of £100 was collected from the sale of Keith’s chess books and donations. This will be forwarded to his favourite charity.

Sincere thanks are due to Ken Coates (tournament director), John Upham (main organiser and photographer), Christine Coates (set up) and everyone else who helped to prepare this event in the memory of an esteemed chess colleague.

Photos from the day can be viewed here

Special thanks to the Reverend Richard Lane for his permission to use the Frimley Road Baptist Church Hall for this event.