104 played at the Golders Green Rapidplay this Saturday!

our next rapid event is 7th March - register soon!

Please click on the links below to see the final results and crosstables from each section.

Thanks to Brendan O'Gorman for these photos: http://tinyurl.com/GGFeb15


1st: GM Alex Cherniaev 6/6 £60.00
2nd: FM John Pigott 5/6 £30.00
Under 180: Vincent Sagues and Gautam Jain 3.5/6 £15 each

Major Under 170
1st Helge Hjort 5/6 £60.00
2nd= Ray Boger and Raghu Kamath 4.5/6 £15 each
Under 155: Chris Levy 4/6 £30.00

Minor Under 145   

1st= Vladimir Bovtramovics and Dave Faulkner 5/6 £45.00 each
Under 130: Paul Haddock 4/6 £30.00

Amateur Under 120

1st: Jeff Fleischer 5.5/6 £60.00
2nd= Lorenzo Rocco and Andrew Brydges 5/6 £15 each
Under 130: Soumiya Ragavan 5/6 £30.00

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 FIDE 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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