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Lothians Congress 2015 Results

Lothians Congress

Report and grading by Martin Robinson (player grades to be updated on Wednesday).

The Lothians Congress took place from 19-20 September at Wester Hailes Education Centre. 71 players took part over three events.

Open

1st: Stephen Mannion (4.5/5)
2nd & Smerdon Cup for highest placed Lothians resident: Alan Tate (4/5)
U1950: Alex Gillies, Alastair Dawson (3/5)
U1800: Euan Gray (3.5/5)

Major

1st =: Tariq Pasha, Martin Wallace & Rakhel Kumar Parida (4/5)
U1500: Siddharth Berera (3.5/5)

Minor

1st: Peter Doris (4.5/5)
2nd =: Derek Coope & Stuart McKinney (4/5)
U1200: Marco D'Alessio, George Birbeck & Dave Watson (3.5/5)
U1000: Dietah Connolly Sams (3/5)
U1000/U14: John Morrison (2.5/5)

Thanks go to the people without whom the event would not have happened: the arbiters Simon Gillam, John McNicoll and Fiona Petrie for running the tournament so smoothly, the entries secretary Graham Kerr, treasurer Eddie Gillespie and also to Jim Wallace for stepping in on Saturday.

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Posted on: 26-09-2015
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