118 players took part over four sections.  Thanks to Tim Dickinson and Virginia Psoma for running the tournament and leaving me with very little to do all day!

Our next event is on Saturday 6th August, so good luck if you are playing in the British Championships! 

Follow this link for the chess-results.com site.


1st FM John Richardson 5.5/6 £100.00
2nd FM Peter Sowray 5/6 £50.00
Under 2000 Rating Prize FM  KALAIYALAHAN Akshaya  4/6 £30.00

MAJOR Under 170

Vladimir Parols and Mark Lim won £75.00 each for their score of 5/6
Tim Davis won the Under 1800 prize with his score of 4/6

MINOR Under 145

1st Rajeiv Ratnesan 5.5/6 £100.00
2nd Devan Patel 5/6 £50.00
Under 1600 Rating Prize went to Lauren Weaver with 4.5/6 £30.00

AMATEUR Under 120

Dave Bluestone, Bob Mitchell, Sam Peterson and James Hobbs shared 1st place with 5/6 and £37.50 each.
Andres Perez Fadon scored 4.5/6 and won the Under 105 grading prize of £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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