Thanks as usual to Norman and yElena for the food and Tim Dickinson for the arbiting and table-shifting.

Golders Green Rapidplay: FIDE Open Section

FM ZAKARIAN David               2360 ARM Oxford 4ncl   5 =1st £75.00
FM PIGOTT John                  2304 ENG Little Heath  5 =1st £75.00
FM SOWRAY Peter                 2323 ENG W6 7je       4½
   ORTIZ SANCHEZ Luis           1870 ESP Mushrooms     4 Under 2000 £30.00

Golders Green Rapidplay: Major Under 170 Section

GOODFELLOW Russell    1771 ENG   5 =1st £75.00
BALOUKA MYERS Gabriel 1705 ENG   5 =1st £75.00
ROHRER Finlo N        1762 ENG  4½ Under 1800 £15.00
FENWICK Hugh F        1758 ENG  4½ Under 1800 £15.00

Golders Green Rapidplay: Minor Under 145 Section

PATEL Devan     1637 ENG Rushall  4½  £75.00 =1st
ROCCO Lorenzo   1596 ENG Hendon   4½  £75.00 =1st
ABEDIAN Mohsen  1566 ENG W14 0js   4  Under 1600 £10.00
O'BEE Chris     1460 ENG Dhss      4  Under 1600 £10.00
SHEIKH Anum     1440 ENG           4  Under 1600 £10.00

Golders Green Rapidplay: Amateur Under 120 Section

HALLETT Colin    1374 ENG Se14 6tz                6 £100.00 1st
UPTON Bill       1503 ENG Dhss                    5 £50.00 2nd
SOMUPILLAI Geng  1485 ENG                        4½
JORNA Adam       1386 ENG Cr2                    4½ Under 1400 £10.00
CARBONEZ Lars    1330 ENG Middlesex Juniors      4½ Under 1400 £10.00
WHITE Nigel      1238 ENG Wanstead & Woodford    4½ Under 1400 £10.00

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

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