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118th Scottish Championships
What an exciting climax to the 2011 Scottish Chess Championships. At the start of round 9, 4 players had realistic chances of winning the title. They were husband and wife duo Jonathan and Keti Arakhamia Grant, Anthony Dempsey and Clement Sreeves. Indeed those four were the last to finish.
Tony started a half point ahead but had what was regarded as the most difficult opponent in Keti. So it was to prove with Keti winning to take the title as the other pair drew. The other three were joined by Craig Pritchett in second place.
Keti presented with the trophy by Lord Kirkwood - prizewinner photos
Boys Champion and Grading Prize winner: Jonathan Scott
Girls Champion: Alice Lampard
Senior Champion: Donald Heron
U1500 Champion: Mike Mitchell
U1500 Boys Champion: Carl Milton
U1500 Girls Champion: Anna Milton
Open: Neil Berry
U1750: Jannic Konarski, Iain Campbell
U1400: Jamie Underwood, Kathleen Rutherford.
download an entry form for w/e congress
Final Grand Prix event of 2010-2011 season
Scottish Championship & International Open
9 round event with title norm opportunities. Entry Fee £75
GMs and IMs Entry Free, FMs Entry £50
Prizes – 1st £1200, 2nd £800, 3rd £400 + £100 Rating prizes
Accelerated pairings will be used in the first three rounds.
Scottish Senior* & U1500 Championships
7 round events. (Saturday – Friday) Entry Fee £36
Prizes – 1st £160, 2nd £80
* Entrants to Senior Championship must have been born before
1956 or have played in last 5 years.
Sections: Open, Under 1750(U157 ECF), Under 1400 (122 ECF)
Entry Fee: Adult £25 U18 £20 (CS Members may deduct £2)
Prizes – 1st £140, 2nd £70
Rate of play: 40 moves in 2 hours + 1 hour (Open and
Championships), 36 in 1¼ hours + 15 minutes (Weekend events)
All Championship events: 1pm – 7pm daily.
Weekend Events: Rd 1 Friday 7.15-10.15pm;
Rd 2 Saturday 10.30am-1.30pm Rd 3 Saturday 2.30pm-5.30pm
Rd 4 Sunday 9.45am-12.45pm Rd 5 Sunday 2.30pm-5.30pm
Boys’ and Girls’ Championship titles are awarded to the top eligible player in
the International Open. Similarly, the U1500 Boys’ and Girls’ titles will be
awarded in that event.
IA Alex McFarlane
Tel: 01698 817155/01670 540848
Posted on: 03-08-2011