NEXT EVENT is Saturday 8th August!

You can see all the pairings and results for all four sections (and some games) at Golders Green round by round right here on  Once again we had a great turnout of 106 players, and plenty of new faces.

In each section there is a guaranteed £100.00 first prize and £50.00 second prize.

There is also a £30.00 grading prize in each section.  This is usually a prize for the best score by a player graded under 180 (in the Open), under 155 (in the Major), under 130 (in the Minor) and under 105 (in the Amateur) respectively. 


LIM Zhuo Ren FM         191 ENG Lewes                 6  £100.00
TAYLOR Adam C           194 ENG Colchester            5  £50.00

PEIN Jonathan           185 ENG Barnet Knights        4 
ARAVIND Subramanian N   200 ENG India                 4 
EDEN Tomer              203 ENG Hendon                3½ 
HEALEY Michael W        210 ENG Richmond & Twickenham 3½ 
ETHELONTIS Alexandros N 184 ENG Barnet Elizabeth      3½ 
SEDYKH Mikhail          172 ENG Barclays Bank         3½ £30.00
BANG Dominique          194 ENG France                3½  

MAJOR Under 170

FRANKLIN Benjamin J     136 ENG Battersea               5  £75.00
STERN Robert C          154 ENG Albany                  5  £75.00
KARIA Rishul            144 ENG Barnet Juniors          4½ £30.00

JEKEL Wolfgang          160 ENG Germany                 4 
COLE Graham L           149 ENG Magdalen College Sch.   4 
LAWRENCE David S        160 ENG Oxford University       4   

MINOR Under 145 

LIM Yu-Chin (Peter)       142 ENG Harrow               5½ £100.00
BUSH Ian                  139 ENG Magdalen             5  £50.00

MCNISH David              133 ENG Enfield              4½
PEPE Salvatore            141 ENG Hendon               4½
COSSINS Neil              124 ENG Derbyshire           4  £30.00

AMATEUR Under 120

EVDOKIMOV Alexander   116 ENG London                   5½ £100.00
OGAH Adah Simon       109 ENG Harrow                   5  £50.00

BLUESTONE Dave J      114 ENG London Congresses        4½
GOLDSMITH Jennifer     89 ENG Harrow                   4  £30.00
ROCCO Lorenzo         118 ENG Hendon                   4
SIMMS Geoffrey R      116 ENG Surbiton                 4
DUNNE David C         116 ENG West Nottingham          4
FLEISCHER Jeff H      116 ENG Coulsdon Cf              4
BARLOV Alex           109 ENG Richmond & Twickenham    4

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

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