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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:12 pm 
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STOCKPORT RAPIDPLAY 2012

OPEN (17 Competitors)

1 Beardsworth A 5 ½

2 = Reeve A Stockport 4 ½
Surtees M Bolton

4 Hanley J 4

5 = Adams P 3 C’s 3 ½
Jackson O
Shaw R Buxton

8 = Arkell K Heywood 3
Burke M 3 C’s
Gruca M Widnes
Smith A Stockport

U 180 Adams P 3 C’s 3 ½














MAJOR (46 Competitors)
1 = Brown B Clitheroe 5 ½
Burns M Stockport

3 = Kane B Aigburth 4 ½
Martin M Widnes & Wallasey
Tunstall M Stockport
Walsh J Leyland & Clitheroe

7 = Hewitt S Marple 4
Laurence G Macclesfield
Lockett K Altrincham
Manton J 3 C’s
McCarthy D Padgate & Widnes
Olbison P Chorlton
Sheppard D Stockport

13 = Hilton T 3 C’s 3 ½
Hopkins J Urmston
Horton J 3 C’s
Mason J Stockport
O’Rourke W Heywood
Potter S St. Helens
Scattergood B Holmes Chapel
Walsh M Leyland & Clitheroe

21 = Barnaby N Bolton 3
Brine P Wallasey
Connor M Great Lever & Widnes
French M Widnes
Patrick D Courier
Winter K Bingley

U 151 = Laurence G Macclesfield 4
McCarthy D Padgate & Widnes

Stockport League Trophy
Burns M Stockport 5 ½
INTERMEDIATE (27 Competitors)

1 Horton A 3 C’s 5 ½

2 Seary P Bare Village 5

3 = Constantine M Chorlton 4 ½
Phythian G Chorlton

5 = Atkinson R Wombwell 4
Clucas R Altrincham & Hale
Kitshoff J Culcheth & Lymm
May P Amber Valley

9 = Colledge D Courier 3 ½
Kelly J Stockport

11 = Jalini M 3
King P Stockport
Reyes J Urmston
Riddoch A Maidstone
Tinton R Leyland
Tunnah P East Cheshire
Warhurst R Wilmslow
Whitehead G Salford

U 120 May P Amber Valley 4

Stockport League Trophy

Phythian G Chorlton 4 ½








MINOR (40 Competitors)

1 Moorcroft K 3 C’s 5 ½

2 = Flaherty N Bramhall 5
Lea G Stockport

4 = Abbas A 3 C’s 4 ½
Kerton B 3 C’s
Power J 3 C’s

7 = Green T 3 C’s 4
Hopkins S Urmston
Kitshoff A Culcheth & Lymm
Monton D 3 C’s
McClean R 3 C’s
Scattergood G Holmes Chapel

13 = Alms E Northwich 3 ½
Carroll A
Gupta S
Prime A Stockport

17 = Beardmore S Cheddleton & Leek 3
Dainty N Marple
Hall B 3 C’s
Hamilton S Rhyl & Prestatyn
Hindley L Eccles
Kerton C 3 C’s
Marsden D Moston
McCrann C
Rushton T
Ward S Altrincham & Hale


MINOR (Contd.)

U 95 Kerton B 3 C’s 4 ½

UG = Green T 3 C’s 4
Hopkins S Urmston
McClean R 3 C’s

U 18 yrs = Green T 3 C’s 4
Monton D 3 C’s

U 12 yrs Power J 3 C’s 4 ½

Stockport League Trophy

Lea G Stockport 5

Veteran Lea G Stockport 5

reported by Peter Taylor

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:55 am 
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Using your time machine again I see.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:47 pm 
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The Individual Rapidplay was held at the Masonic Guildhall, Stockport, on the 5th February 2012 as part of the 26th annual Rapidplay organised by Stockport Chess Club. The severe bad weather reduced the numbers, but there were still 130 hardy souls competing on the day which was 30 less than last year.

The next Stockport Rapidplay will be on Sunday 3rd February, 2013.

Open
The Open was again very strong with 8 out of the 17 being graded over 190. A Beardsworth came first for the second year in a row with 5½. Second equal were Andy Reeve (Stockport) and Mike Surtees (Bolton) with 4½. The U180 prize was won by Phil Adams (3Cs) with 3½. The highest placed Stockport League players were Andy Reeve (Stockport) with 4½ and Robert Shaw (Buxton) with 3½.

Major
In the Major there were 46 players including 18 Stockport League registered. First prize was shared by B Brown (Clitheroe) and M Burns (Stockport) with 5½. The U151 prize was shared by G Laurence (Macclesfield) and D McCarthy (Padgate & Widnes) with 4. The highest placed Stockport League players were M Burns with 5½ and Mike Tunstall with 4½ both Stockport. M Burns won the Stockport League Trophy with 5½.

Intermediate
In the Intermediate there were 27 competitors (21 fewer than last year!) with 7 Stockport League registered. First prize was won by A Horton (3Cs) with 5½. The U120 prize was won by P May (Amber Valley) with 4. The highest placed Stockport League players were Phythian G (Chorlton) with 4½ and J Kelly (Stockport) with 3½. The Stockport League Trophy was awarded to G Phythian (Chorlton) with 4½.

Minor
In the Minor there were 40 competitors with 7 Stockport League Registered. First prize was won by K Moorcroft (3Cs) with 5½. The U95 prize was won by B Kerton (3Cs) with 4½. T Green, S Hopkins (Urmston) and R McClean (3Cs) shared the UG prize with 4. T Green and D Manton (3Cs) shared the U18 years prize with 4. J Power (3Cs) won the U12 years prize with 4½. The Stockport League Trophy was won by G Lea (Stockport) with 5 who also won the Veterans prize.

Thanks
The Organisers would like to thank the Controllors:

Rod Middleton and Fiona Green in the Open and Major
Ray Bradney and Dave Biddulph in the Intermediate
John Wain and Peter Taylor in the Minor
The Organisers also wish to thank the following for the donations that they made:

Atkinson R A Alms E N Burns M J Desmedt R Glover G Hamilton S Kane B Kelly J May P Murphy R O’Rourke W Phythian G Pitchford A J Sime A Smith A A Stoker A

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