Chadsmoor Progressive WMC in Cannock will again be hosting the popular Easter Monday £2,000 Invitation. With the untimely passing of Mel Evans in 2017, this, the 38th consecutive year, sees the event re-named The Les & Mel Evans MBE Memorial Classic, which takes place on Easter Monday 2nd April commencing at 10.30am. Total Prize money is £2,000 thanks to sponsors Mel Evans MBE, Lynn Pritchatt, Bob Horrocks, Verite, Osprey Water Management Systems, Hillside Developments, Media Access Solutions and Thurstons. The top quality line-up includes many of the games top players including title holder Greg Smith, Champion of Champions winner Michael Beer and the Fleetwood Festival and Brighouse Champion, Callum Wraight.
£2,000 LES & MEL EVANS MBE 2018 MEMORIAL CLASSIC
(Affiliated to SCBA & BCGBA)
Winner receives £500 plus LES & MEL EVANS MBE Trophy – Runner Up receives £250
Semi Finalists receive £125 – Quarter Finalists receive £100 – Last 16 receive £75. (Win one game for £75).
Sponsored by: Mel Evans, Lynn Pritchatt, Halsall Electrical, Bob Horrocks, Osprey, Verite CM Ltd, Hillside Developments & Thurstons
Venue: Chadsmoor Progressive WMC, Burns Street, Chadsmoor, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 6DR.
Date: Easter Monday 2nd April 2018 (Start 10.30am).
DAVID MAY v MICHAEL BEER
SCOTT SIMPSON v CHRIS WARD
DARREN PLENDERLEITH v STUART RUTTER
PETE FARMER v TOMMY JOHNSTONE
COLIN BEAMAN v RORY ROLLASON
TOM PRITCHARD v LEIGHTON ROBERTS
GARY OWEN v ANTHONY BRACKEN
PHIL LEE v ROSS MEESE
GLYNN STORER v WAYNE ROGERS
JAMIE BRAMLEY v DARRELL HANDLEY
GREG SMITH v PAUL EVANS
DAVID EAST v BEN PERCIVAL
CALLUM WRAIGHT v NATHAN DAWES
CHRIS BROWN v ELLIOT McGUINNESS
GORDON HAWKINS v PAUL BAILEY
ANDY THORNTON v GARETH HERBERT