Saturday 19th / Sunday 20th November 2011
Gandhi Hall, James Graham Building, Leeds Metropolitan University
Beckett's Park Campus, Headingley LS6 3QS [map]
An English Chess Federation supported Grand Prix event
Entries - Steve Burton (0113) 2568157
Tournament Secretary - Brent Kitson firstname.lastname@example.org
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DATES FOR THE NEXT BRITISH RAPIDPLAY - confirmed as November 24th/25th 2012
This year's 25th Anniversary British Rapidplay Chess Champion -
GM Gawain Jones ...
... with 10.5/11! GM Matthew Turner came second with 9/11.
Gawain commented after the event -
'Yes I was tired after 11 rounds, and after being pipped by David Howell in 2010, it was good to win it'
With his fiancée WIM Sue Maroroa by his side, Gawain said he'd appreciated the hall and campus facilities, and looked forward to returning, and hopefully defending his title, in 2012
1st GM Gawain Jones 10.5/11
2nd GM Matthew Turner 9/11
3rd IM Stephen Burns-Mannion 8/11
4th GM Nigel Davies; Alexander Longson; David Walker 7.5/11
5th GM Pete Wells; Peter Shaw; Jim Burnett; Ali Jaunooby 7/11
1st Andrew Bak 9/11
1st Paul Talbot 8.5/11
1st Graham Bates 9.5/11
1st Zheming Zhang; Callum Brewer 4.5/5
1st Ashwin Kalyana 3.5/5
ENGLAND UNDER 11 TRIAL (Saturday only)
1st Francesco Bernardini; Koby Kalavannan 4.5/5
SATURDAY ONE DAY UNDER 16 EVENT
1st Harry Croasdale 4/5
SUNDAY ONE DAY EVENT
1st Phil Watson 4/5
|A special vote of thanks ...
... goes to
Jon Griffith (firstname.lastname@example.org) for staying up all night preparing the crosstables (links on the right) for all to enjoy - thanks Jon!
... the Bookstall (Chess Direct) at the event (see below)
... the Controllers (see below) for making it all run so smoothly!
Congress Director - David Welch
Arbiters – Peter Purland, Lara Barnes, Geoff Jones, Alex McFarland, Ihor Lewyk & Neville Belinfante
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