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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
Posted on: 22-03-2016