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Edinburgh Congress

April 3-5, 2009
by Richard Heathwood


Premier 1st=Premier: 1st= Vlad-Victor Barnaure (IM), Keti Arakhamia-Grant (GM), Colin A McNab (GM) and Charles H Storey – all on 4/5

Edinburgh Evening News Cup: Julius Schwartz 3/5

Grading: Graeme Kafka, George Neave, Calum MacQueen and Edwin A Spencer.

Grading 2: Julius Schwartz, Ali Roy

Photo by J Grant

Challengers: 1st Jonathan Scott 4.5/5

2nd= Eoin S Campbell, Ade Egbaiyelo and Daniel Maxwell– all on 4/5

Grading: Ade Egbaiyelo and Daniel Maxwell


Major: 1st= Edward Keogh, Walter J Pearson, Thomas Grundy and Chris James– all on 4/5

Grading: Steve Murdoch


Bishops: 1st= William G C Platts and David Cubitt – both on 4.5/5

Grading: Angus G Ruthven and Jamie Malkin– both on 3.5/5


Knights: 1st Derek Lafferty– 5/5

2nd= David King, David Watson and Roland Fraser– all on 4/5

Grading: Escher Mills, Max Allison and Kai Pannwitz – all on 3/5



Andrew Burnett for his game against Stephen Hogg in the Premier -  Best game as judged by Geoff Chandler.  

Giant Killing: Kai Pannwitz

David Stewart won the Prize Draw for getting the move R X N correct

Geoff Chandler was also going to give a prize for best swindle/cheapo/blunder but since none of the selected entrants attended the prize giving he chose to give the prize to Julius Schwartz instead for his good last round game against Colin Mcnab.

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