Bolton Rapidplay Sunday 18 November 2018

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Mick Norris
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Bolton Rapidplay Sunday 18 November 2018

Post by Mick Norris » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:03 am

Paul Macklin won the Open with 6/6; watching him beat Ali Jaunooby with only 13 secs left on his clock was amazing

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Re: Bolton Rapidplay Sunday 18 November 2018

Post by Mick Norris » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:06 pm

The 2018 Bolton Rapidplay was held at the Bolton Ukrainian Social club on Sunday 18th November.
76 players competed.

The open section was dominated by Paul Macklin who won the event with a 100% score of 6pts. The key game was a 4th round encounter with Ali Jaunooby, where Paul who was over 5 minutes behind on time, blitzed an ending with less than a minute left on his clock.

Szilard Tamas was the sole winner of the Major. The Knights finished in a tie between Alex Sosnowski and Steve Whatmore.

Open

1st Paul Macklin Chorlton 6pts/6
2nd= Athar Ansari Newport (Shropshire)
Jacob Connor Boswell Cheddleton & Leek 4.5pts

U180 Grading Tim Hilton Blue Club (Oldham) 3.5pts

16 competitors. £400 prize fund

Major (u166)

1st Szilard Tamas Sheffield 5.5pts/6
2nd= Chris Vassiliou Chorlton
Mick Norris Manchester Manticores
David Patrick Courier Halifax 4.5pts

27 competitors. £360 prize fund

Knights (u126)
1st= Alex Sosnowski Eccles
Steve Whatmore Birmingham 5pt/6
2nd= Howard Hughes Chorlton
Neville Layhe Crewe 4.5pts

Grading prizes (u95 & u110)
John Light Leeds
Khalid Mehmood Manchester area
Nethuli Saram Chester
Les Hall Crewe
Kenneth Parkin Enigma 4pts

33 Competitors. £405 prize fund

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