Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Irvine Spring Congress 2016

The 1st Irvine Spring Congress took place at Irvine Sports Club, Marress, Irvine on 18-20 March 2016. The event started with a smaller than expected total entries of 79 players however we were able to pay full prize money in all sections. Report by Steve Clark.

The winners were as follows: 

Open: 1st FM Alan Tate (Wandering Dragons) 4.5/5, 2nd IM Stephen Mannion (Paisley) 4/5.

Grading Prize: Stephen Robinson (Ardrossan) 3/5.
Alan Birnie Trophy: Stephen Robinson

Major: 1st= Monica Espinosa Cancino (Girvan) and David Gillespie (IDCC) 4/5.
Grading Prize: Lukah Connolly Sams (Edinburgh) 3.5/5.

Minor: 1st Marco D'Alessio (Lenzie) 4.5/5, 2nd= Simon Kerridge (Bearsden) and Derek Coope (Oban) 4/5.
Grading Prize: Sambhav Chadha (Lenzie) 3.5/5.

Photos by John McNicoll

 

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Posted on: 22-03-2016
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