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New Year RapidPlay Championship 2019 Bangor

Bangor Chess Club Hosted a brilliant New Year Rapidplay Championship with over 40 players. At the excellent Groomsport Venue on thursday 3rd January.

Controlled and organised by Brendan Jamison - another one of his excellent opportunities to play chess and enjoy an evening of fun.

We had 44 players one of our largest competitions. Playing in one section of 6 rounds.

The players being grouped for prizes into a Senior , Intermediate (Under 1400) and Junior Sections (Under 1000 ).

The prize winners won beautiful certificates provided by Brendan.

Some brilliant battles of chess. With a broad range of chess players. Plenty of social chat between rounds and wishes of happy new year. Hopefully this may become a annual tournament.

The Winners: James Wong won with a fantastic score - a full set of points 6 out of 6.

Champion: James Wong (6/6)

2nd Place: Mark Newman (5/6)

3rd Place: Danny Roberts (5/6)

Intermediate Champion: Pat McKillen (4/6)

Intermediate 2nd PlaceAdam Rushe (4/6)

Intermediate 3rd PlaceSteven Cullen (3.5/6)

Junior ChampionLouie McConkey (4/6)

Junior 2nd PlacePaul Anderson (3/6)

Junior 3rd PlaceGary Zachary (3/6)

Top Female Player: Clare Finnegan

Top Teenage Player: Aaron Wafflart (3.5/6)

Top Child Player: Ben Toogood (3/6)

Top Visting Newcomer: Abe Lorber (3.5/6)

Top Bangor Newcomer: Callum Magennis

 

Photos from the competition.

Abe Lorber v Paul AndersonClare Finnegan - Skyla McConkey
Danny Roberts - Mike McKimm James O'Fee - Aaron Wafflart
James Wong - Martin Moorcroft The Room

Photos of the Winners

the winners

winner - James Wong

Champion - James Wong (6/6)

3rd place Danny Roberts

3rd Place Danny Roberts (5/5)

intermediate Champ - Pat McKillen

Intermediate Champion - Pat McKillen (4/6)

intermediate 2nd Adam Rushe

2nd Intermediate - Adam Rushe (4/6)

intermediate 3rd - Steven Cullen

3rd Intermediate - Steven Cullen (3.5/6)

junior Champ - Louie McConkey

Junior Champion - Louie McConkey (4/6)

junior 2nd Paul Anderson

2nd Junior - Paul Anderson (3/6)

junior 3rd Gary Zachary

3rd Junior - Gary Zachary (3/6)

top female player - Claire Finnegan

Top Female Player - Clare Finnegan

top teenager - Aaron Wafflart

Top Teenage Player - Aaron Wafflart (3.5/6)

Top Child player - Ben Toogood

Top Child Player - Ben Toogood (3/6)

top newcomer - Callum Magennis

Top Visiting Newcomer - Abe Lorber (3.5/6)

 

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