July 17th, 2016
List of Prizewinners at the 2016 Scottish Championship
Scottish Champion – GM Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant
Scottish Boys Champion – Declan Shafi and Murad Abdulla
Scottish Girls Champion – Rachel Smith
Winner GM Matthew Turner
2nd = GM Daniel Gormally and GM Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant
4th = GM Colin McNab, IM Stephen Mannion and Mark Lapidus
Grading Prize – Declan Shafi
7 Day Event
Winner and U1750 Seniors Champion – George Murphy
2nd – James Watson
U1500 winners – David Watson, Bernard Cassidy and Iain Hope
Winner – GM Andrew Greet
2nd – Julius Schwartz
Winner – Iain Campbell
2nd – Stephen McQuillan
Winner – Divyesh Selvaraj
2nd – Morven Petrie
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