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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:33 pm 
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The congress was very well supported with 115 entries, our highest in the county for more than six years despite having only five weeks to organise. The feedback on the venue, playing facilities, catering and general atmosphere was very positive and planning is now underway for next year.

OPEN
1st Tristan Cox 4.5
2nd= John Cox 4
Simon Fowler 4
Grading prize (U175) Trevor Brotherton
Slow Starter prize (0.5 or lower in first two rounds) Robert Taylor

MAJOR

1st Wiatt Ropp 4.5
2nd= Philip Bull 4
Simon Smith 4
Grading prize (U145) Neville Belinfante and Richard Gillespie
Slow Starter prize Peter Crean

MINOR
1st David Buckley 4.5
2nd Andrew Collins 4
3rd= Matthew Best 3.5
Allan Brown 3.5
James Kuczynski 3.5
Simon Maywdew 3.5
Christopher Paul 3.5
Francis Rooney 3.5
Ivor Salter 3.5
Matt Trigg 3.5
John Westhead 3.5
Grading prize (U110) James Kuczynski
Slow Starter prize Richard Szwajkun and Tim Skidmore

JUNIOR PRIZE
Matthew Best
Francis Rooney
Henrik Stepanyan

CLUB PRIZE (best four-player aggregate)
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Full crosstables, report and photos on the website.
http://www.shropshirechess.org/Tournaments/Shropshire_Congress/shropshire_congress_2012.htm

See you in 2013!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:08 pm 
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And a very good event it was too. Thanks to everyone involved in organising it.

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