Introduced in 2005 and named after Tony Turner, a long time supporter and secretary of St. Albans Chess club, this prize is awarded to the player scoring the largest number of points in all competitive, inter-club games. In the event of a tie, the award goes to the player playing the more or the most games.
Congratulations to Patrick Fitzgerald who won the Turner prize for 2006, just pipping Ray Claret and David Phillips by dint of number of games played. In 2007, Ray Claret came back to win. In 2008, Tim Acton pipped Neil Willmott and David Phillips through having played more games.
In 2011 Tim Acton was again the winner, scoring 11½ points in Herts league matches for the Third and Fourth teams.
In 2012, Keith Feldman was the winner, scoring an impressive 14 points for the club in the Sixth and Seventh teams and the H&D Under 120 League team.