You can find all the crosstables for this Saturday's tournaments here on If you won a prize why not sent me a photograph for the website?

Our next Golders Green FIDE Rapid is on 15th October. If you can't wait that long, why not check out the Muswell Hill FIDE Rapid on 1st October?


GM Tamas Fodor, IM John-Paul Wallace and IM Peter Roberson shared first place with 5/6 and won £50.00 each.

The £30.00 Under 2000 rating prize was won by Philipp Orgler with 4/6.

MAJOR Under 170

Marek Vlcek scored 5/6 and was outright first, winning £100.00. Joseph Levene, Raghu Kamath and Tim Shallice scored 4.5/6.  Tim won the Under 1800 rating prize of £30.00, and Joseph and Raghu won £25.00 each.

MINOR Under 145

Mohsen Abedian, winner of the Minor section

Mohsen Abedian scored 5/6 and won £100.00 1st prize, closely followed by William Dubinsky with 4.5/6 who won £50.00.

The Under 1600 rating prize of £30.00 was won by Neil Cossins with 4/6.

AMATEUR Under 120

David Bluestone scored the only 100% of the day!  His score of 6/6 won him £100.00. Lorenzo Rocco and Roger Smith finished on 5/6. Roger won £30.00 as the highest player graded Under 105, Lorenzo won £25.00 for his share of second prize.

Tim Demetris and Arun Mahtani shared second place in the Under 105 category with 4.5/6 and won £12.50 each

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

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