Shropshire Chess Congress 2018 5-7 Jan 2018

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Steve Rooney
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Shropshire Chess Congress 2018 5-7 Jan 2018

Post by Steve Rooney » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:11 pm

Another very successful event in Shropshire this weekend with 145 entrants and a new fourth section to enhance the competition.

OPEN
1 Alan Merry IM (5)
2= Ameet Ghasi IM, Stephen Gordon GM (4)

Under 2000 grading prize
Tim Holton, Nathanael Paul. Richard Webster, Phil Zabrocki (2.5)

Top Shropshire player in the Open
Nigel Ferrington, Nathanael Paul, Phil Zabrocki

MAJOR
1= Chris Lewis, Glyn Pugh (4)
3= Tim Lane, Mark Whitehead (3.5)

Under 157 grading prize
Ed Goodwin

INTERMEDIATE
1= Dominic Bareford, David Gilbert, Colin Mace, Richard Szwajkun (4)

Under 120 grading prize
Vic Brown, Windsor Peck, Alan Woolaston (3)

MINOR
1 Chinmay Monga (4.5)
2= John Hodges, Tom Skerrett

Under 80 grading prize
Martin Ayres, Stuart Hamilton, Terry Knight (3)

TOP JUNIOR IN THE CONGRESS
Beren Griffiths, Rohan Pal (3)

Many thanks to all our entrants and the Wrekin Housing Trust for again hosting the event including great support from their IT, facilities, and security staff, and of course the wonderful catering team. And special thanks to our arbiters Dave Thomas and Alex Holowczak.

Same time next year!

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