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Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Oban Congress results

The Oban Congress took place November 18-20, 2011 at the town's Royal Hotel.

Open

1= Calum MacQueen (Edinburgh) & Andrew McClement (Oban) 4/5
(Andrew wins the trophy on tie-break)
3= Donald Holmes (Oban), Clement Sreeves (Edinburgh) & Mark Page (Coventry) 3½/5
(Mark wants to be described as a "cross-border raider")
U2000 Grading Prize = Richard Birkett (Inverness) and Sai Kong Tsang (Cathcart) 3/5

Challengers

1= David Grant (Stonehaven), Alex Gillies (Shettleston) & Joe Parks (Kilmarnock) 4/5
(Joe wins the trophy on tie-break)
U1740 Grading Prize = Andrew MacQueen (Giffnock & Clarkston), Keith Emery (Stonehaven), Keith Aitchison (Edinburgh), William Clinton (Livingston), George Livie (Cathcart), Hugh Flockhart (Lasswade) & James Cunningham (Ardrossan) 2½/5

Major

1= Thomas Tait (Dalmuir) & Matthew Thomas (East Kilbride) 4/5
(Thomas Tait wins the trophy on tie-break)
3= Colin Heathcote (Newmachar) and David Potts (Bellshill) 3½/5
U1400 Grading Prize: Bryan McClement (Oban) 3½/5

Minor

1= Stuart Crosbie (Edinburgh West) & David Brodie (Stirling) 4½/5
(Stuart wins the trophy on tie-break)
3= Chris Tait (Gorgie/Dalry) & Edward Gillespie (Bank of Scotland) 4/5
U1050 Grading Prize: Robbie Mcleod (Castlehill) 3½/5

Prizewinner list and grading data by Donald Wilson

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Posted on: 21-11-2011
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