Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Viking Chess Congress – 29 to 31 August 2014

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We welcomed 44 competitors to Largs for this year’s Viking Chess Congress. Thanks to everyone who took part and making the tournament such a success.

Prizes

1st IM Andrew Greet, Bearsden 4.5/5 - £300 + Trophy
2nd Hamish Olson, Bon Accord 4.5/5 - £250 + Trophy
3rd IM Stephen Mannion, Paisley 4/5 - £200 + Trophy
4th Raymond Wynarczyk, England 4/5 - £75 + Trophy

Grading Prizes

U1900 Michael Ridge, Edinburgh 3.5/5 - £50 + Book
U1810 Rosie Giulian, Giffnock 3.5/5 - £50 + Book
U1550 Paul MacDonald, Greenwood 2.5/5 - £50 + Book
U1200 Craig Gillies, Hamilton 2/5 - £50 + Book

Best Junior

Hamish Olson - Replica Lewis Chessmen Set

Graded results

Many thanks to our sponsors, the Largs Viking Festival and Quality Chess, and our Arbiters Alex McFarlane and John McNicoll. Prizes presented by Douglas Blair, Chairman of Largs Community Council and Director of the Largs Viking Festival.

Photographs by John McNicoll. Please left click an image to enlarge/download.

Gary McPheator

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Posted on: 03-09-2014
Categories: News