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The Ulster Champion Stephen Rush plays in the British Championships

This year Ulster was represented by Stephen Rush at the British Championships. We watched with excitement - Stephen was ranked 103 out of 103 - but those who know Stephen know hes capable of winning and has an excellent tenacious style. How did he do....

Its always good when Ulster is represented at the British Championships - and we havent had a player play for a number of years so it was with excitement that we saw Stephen Rush rise with enthusiasm to the challenge.

The full results are available at :

http://chess-results.com/tnr293939.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=9&flag=30&wi=821

 

Stephen won his first game against Peter Gayson rated 2160. He then lost games 2 and 3 and won game 4 against Sarah Longson (2074), loosing the next game and then drawing the sixth game against Paul Lam (2111), the next game was lost and the eighth game against Shabir Okhai (2111) another draw, the final 9th game was a loss. But what a brilliant result - 3 points and joint 85th place. Well done Stephen.

Name Rush Stephen
Starting rank 103

Performance rating 2025
Points 3
Rank 92
Federation IRL
Club/City Queens Uni - Belfast

Rd. Bo. SNo Name Rtg Club/City Pts. Res.
1 51 52 Gayson Peter M 2160 White Rose 4,5 s 1
2 22 26 FM Zakarian David 2360 4ncl Oxford 5,0 w 0
3 35 54 Murphy Conor E 2154 Cambs Uni 5,5 s 0
4 43 74 WFM Longson Sarah N 2074 None 5,0 s 1
5 28 45 Grant Jonathan Im 2187 Edinburgh West 4,5 w 0
6 38 67 Lam Paul Gm 2111 Coventry Ca 4,5 w ½
7 38 64 WGM Jackson Sheila 2125 4ncl Spirit Of Atticus 4,0 s 0
8 43 68 Okhai Shabir 2111 Syston 3,0 w ½
9 41 75 Verma Aditya 2071 Kjca 4,0 w 0

You can replay Stephens games (and all the games of the tournament at : http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/replay-bcc2017-games/

I have also uploaded the games to our site : Stephens Games at the British

What an excellent result - well done Stephen.

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