The Jersey

Championship

  • The Jersey Championship has been competed for since 1936 with the inevitable break due to the First World War for both the Jersey Championship and the Inter-Insular.
  • The 2017 Championship was the 77th time that The Jersey Chess Championship had been competed for and produced the 29th Jersey chess champion.
  • Traditionally, the Jersey champion plays the Guernsey champion on board 1 of the Inter Insular to decide the Channel Island Champion and Jersey winners of The Channel Island Championship (The Garde Trophy) are summarised below with a breakdown year by year going back to the first league championship in 1936. In the event that the board 1 match is a draw then The Channel Island Championship is shared.
  • John. R. Hawes is the most successful Jersey player of all time with 17 Championship victories (14 outright and 3 shared) and 12 Channel Island Championships successes (11 outright and 1 shared).

 

There have been 77 Jersey Championships since 1936 and in that time there have only been 29 Jersey champions. J.R.Hawes is the most successful champion with 17 Championship wins:

 


(76 CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TOTAL)
17 J.R. Hawes (14 outright, 3 shared)
9 Paul Wojciechowski (6 outright, 3 shared)
8 A.J.Fulton (7 outright, 1 shared)
4 R.Blow, C.Greier (4 outright)
4 K.Belzo (3 outright, 1 shared)
3 B.I. Le Marquand, R.C.Bisson, K.Greier, G.O.Fairlie (3 outright)
2 P.H. Le Feuvre, P.C. Hembest, D.A.Askew, G.L.Dupre, J.B. Le Montais (2 outright)
2 Tito Kahn (2 shared)
1 Alan Rosenbeiger E.C.Durrell, A.Schulz, D.A.Wright, V.Janovschik, E.C.Cox, C.F.Journeaux, R. Andrews, Louis Jouault (outright)
1 Garry Forbes, Graham Mooney, Chris Tandy, T.Farrand (shared)
Year Jersey Champion Channel Island Champion
  (brackets denotes times won) (brackets denotes times CI title won/shared)
2017 Krzysztof Belzo (4) Krzysztof Belzo shared (1st time)
2016 Louis Jouault (1) Louis Jouault shared (1st time)
2015 Garry Forbes (1)
Paul Wojciechowski (9)
2014 Graham Mooney (1)
Paul Wojciechowski (8)
Tito Kahn (2)
2013 Tito Kahn (1) Tito Kahn shared (1st time)
J.R.Hawes (17)
2012 K.Belzo (3)
2011 J.R.Hawes (16) J.R.Hawes shared (11 outright, 1 shared)
2010 K.Belzo (2)
2009 Alan Rosenbeiger (1) Outright Channel Island Champion (1st time)
2008 C. Tandy (1) Chris Tandy shared (1st time)
K.Belzo (1)
2007 J.R.Hawes (15)
2006 J.R.Hawes (14)
2005 Paul Wojciechowski (7) P.Wojciechowski shared (7th shared)
2004 J.R.Hawes (13) J.R.Hawes outright (11th outright)
2003 Paul Wojciechowski (6) P.Wojciechowski shared (6th shared)
2002 Paul Wojciechowski (5) Paul Wojciechowski shared (5th shared)
J.R.Hawes  (12)
2001 Paul Wojciechowski (4) Paul Wojciechowski shared (4th shared)
2000 J.R.Hawes  (11) J.R.Hawes outright (10th outright)
1999 T.Farrand (1) T.Farrand shared (1st and only time)
1998 J.R.Hawes (10) J.R.Hawes outright (9th outright)
1997 Paul Wojciechowski (3) Paul Wojciechowski shared (3rd shared)
1996 Paul Wojciechowski (2) Paul Wojciechowski shared (2nd shared)
1995 J.R.Hawes (9) J.R.Hawes outright (8th outright)
1994 J.R.Hawes (8) J.R.Hawes outright (7th outright)
1993 J.R.Hawes (7) J.R.Hawes outright (6th outright)
1992 J.R.Hawes (6) J.R.Hawes outright (5th outright)
1991 A.J.Fulton (8) A.J.Fulton outright (5 outright, 3 shared)
1990 A.J.Fulton (7) A.J.Fulton outright (4 outright, 3 shared)
1989 J.R.Hawes (5) J.R.Hawes outright (4th outright)
1988 J.R.Hawes (4) J.R.Hawes outright (3rd outright)
1987 J.R.Hawes (3) J.R.Hawes outright (2nd outright)
1986 Paul Wojciechowski (1) P.Wojciechowski shared (1st time)
1985 A.J.Fulton (6) A.J.Fulton outright (3 outright, 3 shared)
1984 J.R.Hawes (2) J.R.Hawes outright (1st time)
1983 A.J.Fulton (5) A.J.Fulton outright (2 outright, 3 shared)
J.R.Hawes (1)
1982 A.J.Fulton (4) A.J.Fulton shared (1 outright, 3 shared)
1981 R. Blow (4) R.Blow shared (1 outright, 2 shared)
1980 A.J.Fulton (3) A.J.Fulton shared (1 outright, 2 shared)
1979 A.J.Fulton (2) A.J.Fulton shared (1 outright, 1 shared)
1978 A.J.Fulton (1) A.J.Fulton outright (1st time)
1977 R. Blow (3)
1976 M.E.Whetton (1) M.E.Whetton shared (1st and only time)
1975 R. Blow (2) R.Blow outright (1 outright, 1 shared)
1974 R. Blow (1) R.Blow shared (1st time)
1973 B.I. Le Marquand (3) B.I. Le Marquand outright (1st time)
1972 B.I. Le Marquand (2)
1971 P.H. Le Feuvre (2) P.H. Le Feuvre (2nd time shared)
1970 P.H. Le Feuvre (1) P.H. Le Feuvre (1st time shared)
1969 R.C Bisson (3) R.C.Bisson outright (1 outright, 1 shared)
1968 B.I. Le Marquand (1) B.I. Le Marquand shared (1st time)
1967 P.C. Hembest (2) P.C.Hembest shared (2nd shared)
1966 E.C.Durrell (1)
1965 A.Schulz (1)
1964 C.Greier (4) C.Grier shared (1 outright, 3 shared)
1963 C.Greier (3) C.Grier outright (1 outright, 2 shared)
1962 D.A.Wright (1) C.Grier shared (2nd shared)
1961 P.C. Hembest (1) P.C.Hembest shared
1960 C.Greier (2)
1959 C.Greier (1) C.Grier shared (1st time)
1958 D.A.Askew (2) D.A.Askew shared (2nd time)
1957 D.A.Askew (1) D.A.Askew shared (1st time)
1956 K.Greier (3) K.Greier (1 outright, 2 shared)
1955 E.C.Cox (1) Won outright (1st and only time)
1954 C.F.Journeaux (1)
1953 K. Greier(2) K.Greier shared (1 outright, 1 shared)
1952 R.C.Bisson (2) R.C.Bisson (shared 1st time)
1951 R.C.Bisson (1)
1950 V.Janovschik (1) V.Janovschik shared (1st and only time)
1949 G.O.Fairlie (3)
1948 G.L.Dupre (2) G.L. Dupre outright (1 outright, 1 shared)
1947 J.B. Le Montais (2) Inter-Insular not played WW1
1946 G.O.Fairlie (2) Inter-Insular not played WW1
1940 G.O.Fairlie (1) Inter-Insular not played WW1
1939 K.Greier (1) K.Greier outright (1st time)
1938 G.L. Dupre (1) G.L. Dupre shared (1st time)
1937 R. Andrews (1) R. Andrews outright (1st time)
1936 J.B. Le Montais (1) J.B. Le Montais shared (1st time)