International Round-up 8/5/12
8th World School Individual Chess Championship Iasi, Romania 28 April - 6 Mayhttp://chess-results.com/tnr69336.aspx? ... =ENG&lan=1 http://wscc2012.ro/index.php?option=com ... &Itemid=28
English scores were as follows:
Under 7s: Callaghan McCarty-Snead 5/9 Jeff Tomy 4.5.
Under 9s: Joshua Altman 5.5/9 Tate Remus-Elliot 3.5.
Under 11s: Luke Remus-Elliot 4/9, James Moreby 3.5, Max Elliott 3, Samuel McConnell 2.5.
Under 13s: Akito Oyama 5/9, Jake Liang & Richard Zhu 4, Joseph Dalton, Alexander Vanlint, Ananth Vijay Kumar & Yang-Jian Zhou 3.5, Samuel Cobbold 2.5.
Under 15s: Joseph Friar 4/9.
Under 11 Girls: Imogen Camp 4 (Wales) and Meytal Cohen 3/9.
Under 13 Girls: Eleanor Hapeshi & Anna Purvis 4, Karina Chan 3.
Under 15 Girls: Jennifer Neil 4/9.
Under 17 Girls: Phoebe Price 2.5/9.
The coaches were Sabrina Chevannes, Lawrence Cooper, Jim Friar, Adam Hunt, Neil McDonald and Tserendori Sainbayar.
4NCL All Divisions Barcelo Hotel, Hinckley Island 5-7 May 2012http://www.4ncl.co.uk/index.htm
Congratulations to the following title winners:
Division One Championship Pool: Wood Green Hilsmark Kingfisher 1
Division Two Demotion Pool: Cambridge University 1
Division One Promotion Pool: AMCA Dragons 1
Division Two Demotion Pool: Barbican Youth
Division Three: e2e4.org.uk 2
The promoted and relegated teams were as follows:
Relegated from Division One: Oxford 1, The ADs, Bristol, Anglian Avengers.
Promoted from Division Two: AMCA Dragons (Champions), Warwickshire Select, South Wales Dragons, Sambuca Sharks.
Relegated from Division Two: Cambridge University 2, Bradford DCA Knights A, Brown Jack, FCA Solutions.
Promoted from Division Three: e2e4.og.uk 2 (Champions), KJCA Kings, North East England, Wessex.
14th Salou Open Salou ESP Thu 3rd May 2012 - Fri 11th May 2012 http://chess-results.com/tnr71889.aspx? ... ENG&snr=59 http://www.wix.com/escacssalou/open#!__english
Chris Evans is on 2.5/6.
FSFMB May 2012 Budapest HUN Sat 5th May 2012 - Thu 17th May 2012 http://chess-results.com/tnr72308.aspx? ... g=30&snr=3 http://www.firstsaturday.hu/1205/index.htm
Diana Mihajlova is on 1/3.
e2e4 Amersham Congress 18th - 20th May 2012http://e2e4.org.uk/amersham/May2012/index.htm
There will be three sections, Masters, Challengers (U2000/ECF 170) and Major (U1750/ECF 140) with an England versus Wales women’s match being held on Saturday and Sunday.
e2e4 London Diamond Jubilee Congress 2nd - 6th June 2012http://e2e4.org.uk/gatwick/Jun2012/index.htm
There will be three sections, Masters, Challengers (U2050/ECF 175) and Major (U1800/ECF 145).
In addition to the individual websites the latest international chess news can be found at
the following link: http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic912.html
I encourage players to send me details of events they or others are playing in abroad and I will do my best to include them in my round-up. There is a list of international tournaments at home and abroad listed here: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=3795
Director of International Chess 8/5/12