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Another fantastic evening competition organised by Brendan Jamison

The Belfast Rapidplay Championships were held on 28 April 2017 in the Good Shepherd Centre on the Ormeau Road, with a total of 36 players competing across three closely fought sections. Spread over 5 rounds each player had 20 minutes on the clock with a 5 minute break in-between rounds to enjoy the snacks and soft drinks from the refreshments corner!

 

With three sections. A Junior all play all. An intermediate and Senior five round swiss. A beautiful venue - The Good Shepherd Centre and some superb organisation.

Here is a summary of the results for a full report see Brendans report at  : http://www.chessni.co.uk/belfastrapidplaychampionships.html

 

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PlaceNameRatingScore
1st Paul Devlin 800 4.5
2nd Adam Fitzsimons 778 4
3rd Rhys McLean 728 3
4th Dexter Harris 896 2
5th Avrora Zelenchuk 539 1
6th Brian Fitzsimons 600 0.5
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Belfast Intermediate Championships

Standings

Place Name                  Loc  Score M-Buch. Buch. Progr.

  1   Tyrone Winter         1060 4.5      10.0  16.0   13.5
 2-4  Dmitry Zelenchuk      1266 3.5       9.5  16.0    9.0
      Ranjit SIngh          1290 3.5       8.5  14.0   10.0
      Vincent O'Brien       1180 3.5       8.0  13.5   12.5
 5-6  Ciaran Rowan          1038 3         8.0  12.5   10.0
      Adrian Dornford-Smith 1205 3         6.5  10.0    9.0
  7   Matt Smirglarski      1000 2.5       8.0  13.5    7.5
8-10  Paul Anderson         1018 2         8.5  14.0    7.0
      Barney McGahan        1041 2         6.5  10.0    5.0
      Billy Jackson         1168 2         5.5   9.0    6.0
 11   Louie McConkey        1030 1         8.0  11.5    3.0
 12   Michael Beckett       1200 0         7.0  11.0    0.0
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Belfast RapidPlay Senior Championships

Standings

Place Name                  Loc  Score M-Buch. Buch. Progr.

  1   Modestas Razbadauskas 1659 5         7.0  12.0   15.0
 2-3  Ross Harris           1865 4         9.5  16.5   13.0
      Mark Newman           1559 4         8.0  14.0   11.0
 4-5  Robert Lavery         1604 3         8.5  14.5   11.0
      John Bradley          1621 3         7.0  13.5    9.0
6-11  Michael Sheerin       1434 2.5       9.0  16.0    9.5
      Mikhail Pavlov        1442 2.5       8.0  14.0    7.0
      Edward Doak           1326 2.5       8.0  12.5    9.5
      Richard Morrow        1452 2.5       6.5  11.0    6.0
      Daniil Zelenchuk      1615 2.5       6.5   9.5    6.5
      Danny Roberts         1830 2.5       6.0   9.5    6.5
12-15 Matthew Wilson        1374 2         7.5  13.5    7.0
      Sam Flanagan          1529 2         7.0  12.0    3.5
      John Wilson           1647 2         7.0  11.0    6.0
      Patrick McKillen      1432 2         6.5  10.0    4.0
 16   Ian Woodfield         1506 1.5       8.0  15.0    6.0
 17   John O'Doherty        1494 1         6.5  12.0    2.0
 18   Jim Doak              900  0.5       7.0  10.5    2.5
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Everyone thanked Brendan for an excellent evening of chess. and we are all looking forward to the next tournament.

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