The Hertfordshire Congress took place at County Hall, Hertford, over the weekend 12th-13th November 2016.
Open (24 players)
1st IM Richard JD Tozer (4.5 pts),
2nd GM Chris G Ward (4.0 pts),
3rd= John Anderson, Graham Moore, Peter Gayson (3.5 pts).
British Championship place: John Anderson, Graham Moore, Peter Gayson
U170 Challengers (26 players)
1st Yousuf Bin-Suhayl (5.0 pts),
2nd Jonathon Collins (4.0 pts),
3rd= Gary Thurston, Gavin Strachan, Simon Morris (3.5 pts).
U140 Major (34 players)
1st= Richard Stokes, William (Bill) Read, Martin van Tol, Andrew Macmillen (4.0 pts).
U110 Minor (25 players)
1st Alex Lever (4.5 pts),
2nd= Peter Housden, Geoffrey Foxon (4.0 pts).
The Congress is run by a small team of volunteers from Hertfordshire County Chess Association, none of whom are paid. Entries were a little down on last year but we will still be paying all prize money that we had advertised in our brochure and on our website.
Many thanks to Kidge Elder who is stepping down from the team after five years, the last three as Chief Organiser.
The full list of Prizewinners is available on the Congress website: http://www.hertschesscongress.com/index ... h-congress
*correction: 'have still paid' changed to 'will still be paying'
Results of competitions with tables, or as much detail as is possible.
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