I thought the new venue was fabulous;  architecturally luxurious, spacious; we loved not being cramped together; three toilets instead of two, a separate cafe area; a quiet lounge area, just a short and pleasant stroll from Hampstead tube.  Well done, and a huge thank you to you and Tim, I thoroughly enjoyed all six games. PH

A great time was had by all in our new venue!  Thanks to everyone who came, and thanks for your positive feedback - I think it is safe to say that we all found St Luke's Church an improvement on the former venue and we will be back on 11th November for more!





FIDE Open Section

    OYAMA Akito          2048 ENG  5 1st £100.00
FM  RADOVANOVIC Jovica   2229 SRB  4 =2nd £10.00
WIM BERKE Ana            2112 CRO  4 =2nd £10.00
    GRATTAGE Matthew     2055 ENG  4 =2nd £10.00
    ORGLER Phillip       2028 AUT  4 =2nd £10.00
    SEDYKH Mikhail       2014 ENG  4 =2nd £10.00
    DAVISON Chris        2044 ENG 3½ 
    JAMROZ Krzysztof     2036 POL 3½ 
    GEORGHIOU Paul T     2224 ENG  3 
FM  RICHARDSON John R    2203 ENG  3 
    SWANSON Stephen      2189 SCO  3 
    BROZEL Sacha         1998 ENG  3 = rating £10.00
    WILKS Simon          1923 ENG  3 = rating £10.00
    JAIN Gautam          1875 ENG  3 = rating £10.00

FIDE Major Under 170 Section

KAMATH Raghu        1855 ENG 5½ = 1st £75.00
SIDDHARTH Gopakumar 1855 IND 5½ = 1st £75.00
KEJZAR Petra        1831 SLO 4½
FENWICK Hugh F      1765 ENG 4½ rating £30.00
COLE Graham         1772 ENG  4
RUBECK Jonathan     1753 ENG  4
LESLIE Alex         1553 ENG  4

FIDE Minor Under 145 Section

PEPE Salvatore      1643 ENG  6 1st £100.00
OSIYEMI Lara        1725 NGR 4½ = 2nd £25.00
ROCCO Lorenzo       1607 ENG 4½ = 2nd £25.00
ABEDIAN Mohsen      1562 ENG  4 = rating £10.00
CLARKE Niall        1474 ENG  4 = rating £10.00
PEREZ FADON Andres  1402 ENG  4 = rating £10.00

FIDE Amateur Under 120 Section

LIGHTBOWN Sean M   1457 ENG 5½ 1st £100.00
BARDSLEY Carl      1459 ENG  5 2nd £50.00
LEANSE Martin D    1569 ENG 4½ 
ASHRAF Zafar       1489 ENG 4½ 
OYAMA Harunobu     1559 ENG  4 
MITCHELL Robert    1450 NZL  4 
DUNNE David C      1553 ENG 3½ 
DREL Anton         1412 ENG 3½ 
CARBONEZ Lars      1398 ENG 3½ = rating £10.00
LOHIA Sohum        1227 ENG 3½ = rating £10.00
VALJEE Ashir       1103 ENG 3½ = rating £10.00

Sean Lightbown

ECF Under 80 Section

CHARLIER Nicholas  56 ENG  5 1st Trophy
EAGLE Chris        73 ENG  3 2nd Trophy
SCOTT Martin       73 ENG  3 3rd Trophy 




about chess at golders green

I always enjoy your events. They are perfectly organised and filled by strong players, which helps in improving my game.  Vikram Kamath

Golders Green Rapidplay Chess

You're probably here because a) you play chess and you're looking to take part in over the board competitions and b) you read that I run (with lots of help from friendly volunteers) the monthly Golders Green Rapidplays in Leonard Barden's excellent Evening Standard column, or on the ECF (English Chess Federation) tournament calendarWell, you found the right website! 

You have one of the best chess websites I have seen. It is very friendly and clever. As the chess administrator for the family, I am seriously impressed by the on-line bookingA Chess Parent

Thanks for visiting. Don't forget to enter online in time for the next event. Please subscribe to our mailing list! All the games are graded by the ECF and part of the ECF Grand Prix. ALL SECTIONS are rated by FIDE in their rapidplay list. You don't have to be a member of the ECF to take part BUT if you are SILVER LEVEL or above it will cost less. Players who are not ECF Silver members or above will be charged £33.00 to enter. Ring 01424 775222 to join the ECF or visit http://www.englishchess.org.uk/.

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