OUR NEXT EVENT HERE IS ON 10TH OCTOBER - but why not try the Muswell Hill Rapidplay on 3rd OCTOBER


In our 25th year, a record entry! If you have won a prize then please let me have your bank account )8 digits) and sort code (6 digits) so that I can transfer your prize.  Click here for detailed results. This was the first time we've used FIDE rapidplay ratings to determine seedings, and to award rating prizes, and it worked out very well. 

Except for those in the Under 120 most of the players now have FIDE rapidplay ratings,and we expect the others to follow soon!

OPEN (24 of the 25 players had ratings already)

CHERNIAEV Alexander    2480 RUS 5½ £100.00
HILL Alistair          2069 ENG  5 £50.00 
QUILTER Thomas A       2153 ENG 4½
ARAVIND Subramanian N. 2159 IND  4
ORGLER Philipp         2112 AUT  4
MALHOTRA Tarun         2091 ENG  4
NICCOLI Tony           2087 ENG  4
VILLIERS Thomas        2076 ENG 3½ 
WELLS Tony D           1948 ENG 3½ £30.00 U180 / 2050

MAJOR Under 170 (Under 1975 in FIDE, 36 of 40 players had ratings)

WU Haotian                1748 ENG  5 £100.00 1st
KAMATH Raghu              1868 ENG 4½ £10.00 = 2nd
BIRD Joel                 1856 ENG 4½ £10.00 = 2nd
JOSLIN Tim                1854 ENG 4½ £10.00 = 2nd
JACOB Sydney J            1828 ENG 4½ £10.00 = 2nd
SHEIKH Nasarullah         1768 ENG 4½ £10.00 = 2nd

SIDDHARTH Gopakumar       1947 IND  4
MILLWARD David J          1819 ENG  4 £30.00 U155 / 1865
STERN Robert              1880 ENG 3½
LEVENE Joseph             1878 ENG 3½
KAMATH Vikram             1778 ENG 3½
FENWICK Hugh F            1761 ENG 3½
IVANOV George             1720 ENG 3½
CANNON Neil               1704 ENG 3½
ERANKI S A Maruthi        1620 USA 3½
BALOUKA MYERS Gabriel     1593 ENG 3½


MINOR Under 145 (Under 1788 in FIDE, 27 of 32 players had ratings)

SEMAN Myroslav      1710 UKR  5 £50.00 = 1st
BUSH Ian            1652 ENG  5 £50.00 = 1st
LEVENE Oren         1318 ENG  5 £50.00 = 1st

DESAI Nilomi        1477 ENG 4½ £30.00 Under 130 / 1675
SAUNDERS Michael K     0 ENG 4½
SLOAN Cecil         1587 USA  4
GOGNA Aman          1528 ENG  4
COOPER John S        101 ENG  4
JORDAN Mark A       1709 ENG 3½
BENNETT Adam        1602 ENG 3½
STOYNOV Martin      1573 BUL 3½
SHEIKH Anum          117 ENG 3½


AMATEUR Under 120 (Under 1600 in FIDE, 14 players of 43 had ratings)

OGAH Adah Simon          1486 ENG  5 £75.00 = 1st
MABER Martyn J           1350 ENG  5 £75.00 = 1st

GANEV Gantcho            1586 ENG 4½
PARTHIBAN Sunil           119 ENG 4½
WHITE Richard             106 ENG 4½
VELRAJ Akshay             104 ENG 4½ £30.00 Under 105 / 1488
FLEISCHER Jeff H         1562 ENG  4
BLUESTONE Dave J         1543 ENG  4
AINSCOW Faye             1433 ENG  4
BOYD Natan                109 ENG  4
SARAVANAN Aadarsh         108 ENG  4
MUSKATH Max                94 ENG  4
LOCKS JUSTI Joao Antonio    0 ENG  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 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 £32.00 to enter. Ring 01424 775222 to join the ECF or visit http://www.englishchess.org.uk/.

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2017
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