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Largs Congress 2018 and Masters Grand Prix

28th June 2018

The Largs Viking Congress took place 22-24 June 2018 at the Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre. Website:

Largs Prize Winners

Champion: IM Andrew Greet (4.5/5)
Championship Trophy & £500

U2000 Grading Prize: Stephen Robinson (4/5)
Trophy & £110, Alan Jelfs (4/5) £90

U1700 Grading Prize: Frankie Murray (3/5) Trophy & £60
Gary McPheator (3/5) £50
Siegrun Macgilchrist (3/5) £45
David Potts (3/5) £45

U1400 Grading Prize: Benjamin Ridge (3.5/5) Trophy & £200

Best Junior: Benjamin Ridge (3.5/5) Replica Lewis Chessmen Set

Best Junior U1000: Cooper Patterson Chess in a Tin Chess Set

Early Entry Prize Draw: Stuart White
Half Price Entry for a Calendar Year

Thanks to: Chess Scotland, Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre, Largs Chess Club, Bob Simpson, Fiona Petrie, John McNicoll and all those who kindly donated.

Grading Data

Gary McPheator
Largs Viking Congress TD


Masters Grand Prix

June 2018: The Masters Grand Prix has been taking place across the season. Congesses included were Kirkcaldy & Renfrew (both January & May) and concluded with Largs which offered double points.

Prize Winners

Ian Marks & Alan Jelfs £50 each

William Clinton £100

Walter Pearson £100

Thanks to all the competitors who took part thoughout the season.

Gary McPheator

June Magazine

24th June 2018

Chess in the Park 2018

22nd June 2018

Stewarton Bonnet Guild Allegro 2018 results

14th June 2018

Glorney Gilbert Training and Junior Open Tournament

13th June 2018

Ayr Congress 2018 Prize Winners and Grading

13th June 2018

International Junior Events

30th May 2018

Management Board Minutes – April 2018

23rd May 2018

April E-Magazine is now available

21st May 2018

Renfrew Congress (May 2018) results

9th May 2018


4th May 2018

Age Concern Spring Allegro 2018

27th April 2018

Olympiad 2018 – Scotland Teams

26th April 2018

Aberdeen Congress 2018

23rd April 2018

European Senior Team

15th April 2018

Richardson / Spens / Campbell Rosebowl Final

13th April 2018

Management Board Minutes – February 2018

12th April 2018


9th April 2018

Edinburgh Congress 2018 Grading

9th April 2018

43rd Team Lightning 2018

27th March 2018