Matthew Staniforth, winner of the Major with 6/6!
(holding a bonus prize of The Rookie by Stephen Moss) for all the crosstables.

Golders Green Rapidplay: FIDE Open Section

RICHARDSON John R             2175 ENG Hendon     5 =1st £75.00
KLINGHER Dominic              2083 ENG            5 =1st £75.00
BUKOJEMSKI Adam               2283 POL           4½
SOWRAY Peter J                2335 ENG W6 7je     4
HARARI Zaki                   2033 ENG Cavendish  4
MALOLA Prasath.T.S            2040 IND           3½
BROZEL Sacha                  1979 ENG Hendon    3½ =U2000 £15.00
CAVENDISH Joshua Z            1881 ENG           3½ =U2000 £15.00

Golders Green Rapidplay: Major Under 170 Section

STANIFORTH Matthew    1900 WLS Didcot            6 1st £100.00
COLE Graham           1757 ENG Magdalen College  5 2nd £50.00
MILLWARD David J      1824 ENG Basildon         4½

DAVIS Timothy         1769 ENG Farnham           4 =U1800 £7.50
STAPLES Neil          1717 ENG Banbury           4 =U1800 £7.50
BAKER Martin G        1714 ENG                   4 =U1800 £7.50
SANITT Leo            1510 ENG Barnet Knights    4 =U1800 £7.50

Golders Green Rapidplay: Minor Under 145 Section

PEPE Salvatore       1667 ENG Hendon      5½ 1st £100.00
KIRBY Andrew         1650 ENG Crowthorne  4½ 2nd £50.00

FIGUEROA Edison      1742 ENG              4
MCNISH David         1629 ENG              4
RAMAIYA Arushi       1600 ENG Surrey      3½
BUANNE Fabio         1480 ENG Sw15        3½ =U1600 £15.00
MICZEK Kamil         1454 ENG Enfield     3½ =U1600 £15.00

Andrew Kirby, 2nd in the Minor

Golders Green Rapidplay: Amateur Under 120 Section

PEREZ FADON Andres    1379 ENG Wimbledon     5½ 1st £100.00
UPTON Bill            1509 ENG DHSS           5 2nd £50.00
AGRAWAL Shivam        1388 ENG Kings College  5 U1400 £30.00
RAMESH Abhishekdev    1570 ENG Staines Prep  4½
DUNNE David C         1526 ENG               4½
ASHRAF Zafar          1479 ENG E10 6dw       4½
JORNA Adam            1386 ENG Cr2           4½

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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