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Guildford Fencing Pictures 2002/2003

These are pictures of fencers from Guildford Femcing Club in the 2002-2003 season. Click on a picture for a larger image!

Club Competitions

These pictures were taken in the gyms at George Abbot school, mostly under flourescent light. We used a FinePix6900 camera on its 400ASA setting, subsequently processed with the Gimp.

Click here Nikki Hayes fences Andrew Parsonson in the Club Novices competition.
Click here Click here Chris Hyder and Tony Palmer receive their medals after the Club Novices competition.
Click here Medal winners from the Club Novice Competition. LtoR: Tony Palmer (Bronze), Chris Hyder (Gold), Matthew Foyle (Silver).
Click here David Hydes fencing Alec Johnson in the club épée
Click here Phil Fenn fencing Simon Pearson in the club épée
Click here Tim Schofield demonstrating a parry octave against David Hydes. Not sure who won this point though.
Click here The winners of the club épée competition: Alec Johnson (silver), Simon Pearson (gold), Tim Schofield (bronze)
Click here Emily Harris (L) fences Jenna Hardy in the girls bout of the Club Junior competition
Click here Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - girls U15, U11 and U13. LtoR: Emily Harris, Jenna Hardy, Grace Merry, Alice Merry.
Click here Click here Bouts in the Club Junior competition
Click here The Boys 8-12 year Club Junior competition was fenced as a pool unique on 3 pistes. Thanks to Diane Austin, our visiting referee. John Guest is scoring and Tony Palmer is refereeing in this photo.
Click here Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U11 boys. LtoR: Chris Mitchell (silver), Basil Jennings (Gold), Anthony Buzwell (bronze).
Click here Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U13 boys. LtoR: Dara N (silver), Eugene Palmer (Gold).
Click here Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U15 boys. LtoR: Jonathan Cochrane (silver), James Frost (Gold), Ben Walker (Bronze).
Click here The winners of the Club Sabre. From left: Aaron Lewis, Derek Groves (referee), Christopeher Schofield, Steve Pope. (Large - 116 kbyte)
Click here Simon Pearson and Tim Harris, in a bout of the final pool.
Click here Contestants in the club Junior Sabre competition in March: Edmund Hartland (1st), Eugene Palmer (2nd), Jenna Hardy (3rd) and Emily Harris (4th)
Click here A bout in the final pool of the Club Foil competition in March. Julien Hartley and Nicky Hayes are on the piste in the foreground, with Simon Pearson refereeing.
Click here The last and deciding bout in the final pool of the Club Foil competition. Simon Pearson (left in picture) fences Tim Schofield. Rob is refereeing.
Click here Click here Simon Pearson and Nicky Hayes, winners of the Club Foil and Club Ladies Foil, collect their trophies from Trevor Langford, the club's coach.

Sabre Match against the Royal Navy

A team from the RN visited on 13 June 2003, this year fencing sabre. Guildford put forward an "A" and a "B" team. Not an uneven competition, but we didn't do as well as at épée last year.

Click here Aaron Lewis - a point hit I think, or else it's a very flexible blade!
Click here Alex Cross, in his first adult match
Click here Chris Schofield performs one of his unexpectedly long lunges
Click here Steve Pope, with Derek Groves refereeing
Click here The GFC sabre teams. L to R: Simon Pearson, Chris Schofield, Steve Pope, Alex Cross, Aaron Lewis, Derek Groves
  

External Competitions

Click here Click here Click here May 2003 - Simon won the Isle of Wight Veteran's Trophy, finishing 2nd in the Men's Epee to Per Andersson
Click here The victorious Surrey team at the quadrangular county competition, held at LTFC. From left: Nick Perry, Tim Schofield (Guildford), Tim Buzwell, Chris Schofield (Guildford), Alan Perry, Sue Groves, John, David Albeury.
Click here Tim Schofield, having recovered from his broken ankle in October, fencing James Duggin in the last 64 at the Slough Open in February
Click here Click here Tim Schofield fencing Anton Pollard from Haverstock in the last 32 at the Slough Open. Anton won 15-8.
Click here Click here Click here Chris Schofield in the seeding rounds at the National Cadet Championships in Bristol.
Click here Chris Schofield in the last 32 at the National Cadet Championships in Bristol
Click here Click here Steve Pope, fencing in the Leicester Open - before a bout in the rounds, and after scoring a hit
Click here Click here Vilya Harvey, fencing in the Sussex Open against Martin Cott (who finished 12th), and another. These shots were taken using his Sony DSC F505V. Copyright 2002 by Tim Harris.
Click here Vilya, fencing in the Sussex Open against David Riseley (who won the competition). Copyright 2002 by Tim Harris.

Club Handicap Competition

These pictures are from the finals of the 2002/2003 Handicap Competition, in the gyms at George Abbot School.

Click here Simon Wood fencing Shen Li (R), Tim Schofield refereeing.
Click here Simon Wood (L) fencing Chris Hider.
Click here James Frost fencing Simon Wood (R), Steve Pope refereeing.
Click here James Frost fencing Phil Walker.
Click here Simon Wood, the proud winner. (Proof also that the handicap system is effective - Simon has just finished the 6-week course!).
Click here James Frost, receiving the medal for second place from Trevor Langford.
Click here Chris Hider, receiving the medal for third place.
Click here The winning trio.

Surrey County Youth Championships

The Surrey Youth Championships were held in the sports hall of Beverley School, Kingston.

Click here Charles Price (Guildford-L) vs Doug Day (Claremont) in the rounds of the U14 Boys foil. Doug won 2-5. David Allbeury refereeing
Click here Stephanie Ties (KCS-L), tests her weapon against her former teammate Libby Duke from Guildford in the U14 Girls Foil. Stephanie beat Libby 5-1
Click here Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing unknown (centre) in the rounds of the U14 Boys foil, Ian de Whalley refereeing.
Click here Alec Johnson (Guildford-R) vs unknown on his way to third place in the U18 Boys Epee, and his coach Trevor Langford.
Click here Alec Johnson (Guil;dford) with the trophy for third place in the U18 Epee.
Click here Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing Joshua Lill (Aldershot) in the direct elimination of the U14 Boys foil. Edmund won 10-8.
Click here Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing Patrick McGlone (KCS) in the final of the U14 Boys foil, Ian de Whalley refereeing. Patrick won 10-7.
Click here Edmund Hartland (Guildford) receives his trophy for second place in the U14 Boys foil from Keith Smith, competition organiser.
Click here Basil Jennings (Guildford-R) fencing Thomas Ellis-Rees (Salle Coton), Joe Shackell refereeing, in the final of the U12 boys foil. Thomas won 10-0.
Click here Basil Jennings (Guildford) with trophy for second place in the U12 boys foil, and his coach Trevor Langford
Click here Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) fencing Duncan Martin in the pools of the U16 Sabre, Joe Shackell refereeing. Duncan won 4-1
Click here Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) testing weapons before the semi-final of the U16 Sabre. Alec Massey (Whitgift-R) won 15-13
Click here Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) receives his trophy for third place in the U16 Sabre from Keith Smith, competition organiser.
Click here Chris Schofield (Guildford) with trophy for third place in the U16 Sabre, and his coach Trevor Langford

Please contact Tim Schofield if you can identify any of the "unknown" fencers!

Autumn Season at the Club

These pictures were taken in the gyms at George Abbot school in late October.

Click here Stephanie Glover receiving her medal for 7th place in the U9 Premier Foil Series from Trevor Langford
Click here Stephanie Glover and Trevor Langford
Click here Simon and Andrew refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition
Click here Andrew refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition
Click here Richard refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition
Click here Tim, Matthew and April prepare to use the electric box.
Click here Click here Alec and Simon fencing Epee

Except where stated, these images are copyright 2002/2003 by Tim and Julie Schofield.

Page produced by Tim Schofield - tim@foxtree.co.uk - using Macromedia HomeSite. Pictures processed by Micrografx Picture Publisher and by the GIMP. Last updated 14 August 2005.

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