Ulster Intermediate and Junior Championships

Belfast, 4-5 November 2000.

Last year Gareth Annesley won the Intermediate Championship with a score of 5.5 points out of 6 games. In this year's renewal the top seed produced a repeat performance.

Final placings in the Intermediate Championship:
Players rated 1900 or under:
6 Round Swiss: 14 players:

1. G. Annesley 5.5
2. J. Masterson 4.0
3=7. R. Henderson, F. MacDonald, S. McCann, D. Moreland and S. Strawbridge 3.5
8=10. J. Bradley, J. McLean and D. O'Donnell 3.0
11-12. S. McConaghy and P. McLoughlin 2.5
13. C. Marron 2.0
14. A. Burns 1.5

Michael Kane. winner of the 1999 Junior Championship, almost completed a double as well. He tied with two others for first place in this year's championship. However, it was William Storey who took the title on tie-break.

Finals placings in the Junior Championship:
Players rated 1500 or under:
6 Round Swiss: 9 players

1=3. W. Storey (winner of the championship on tie-break), M. Kane and S. Linton 4.5
4. D. Lavery 4.0
5. C. Black (winner of the under 1350 grading prize) 3.5
6=7. J. Cahoon and J. Clarke 3.0
8. G. Hindley 2.0
9. A. Peile 1.0



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