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Belfast South Open Chess Tournament 2017-18

The final round of the Tournament and prize-giving took place on 27 March 2018. This flexible tournament was a very flexible one with an unscheduled change of venue and a switch from Monday to Tuesday night in January 2018. Particular thanks to QUB club for hosting the second half of the tournament.

Prize-winners:

Overall winner       Brendan Jamison    Strand            85%
Runner-up            Ting Yan Lee       Strand            73%

Grading Prizes:

1400 +               David Ruben        Belfast South     73%
1200 - 1399          Cathal Murphy      Belfast South     50%
1200 and under       Joshua Leslie      QUB               64%

Congratulations to all prize-winners and everyone who supported the tournament.

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