114 played over four sections!

Please click on the links below to see the final crosstables from each section.  Brendan O'Gorman's photos from the day are here.


GM Jahongir Vakhidov came first with 5/6, followed by GM Alex Cherniaev and FM John Pigott with 4.5/6.  The grading prize was won by Chris Bellers and Federico Rocco with 3/6.

Major Under 170

Adrian Somerfield and Asad Rahman won with 5/6.  Grading prizes for Under 155 were awarded to Vikram Kamath, Sid Jacob and Caludiu Puiu with 4/6.

Minor Under 145   

Dan Marcos excelled with 5.5/6, Myroslav Seman came an honorable second with 5/6.  John Kelly won the grading prize for Under 130 players with 4.5/6.

Amateur Under 120

Jacques Parry topped the bill with 5/6, followed by Lorenzo Rocco, Yuri Evdokhimov, Jacob Yoon, Liam Kopaloff and Indranil Bhaduri all 4.5/6.

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