Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev and Federico Rocco came joint first with 5/6 and won £75.00 each. Dimitrios Kolomvas from Greece won the Under 2000 rating prize of £30.00.


Chris Levy won outright with 5/6 winning £100.00.  Raghu Kamath and Julian Macdonald won £30.00 each sharing second place with 4.5/6.  The rating prize of Under 1800 was shared by Tim Joslin, Tim Shallice and Anum Sheikh winning £10.00 each.


Juniors Han-Sen Choong and Connor Clarke split the honours with 5/6 and £75.00 each.  The Under 1600 rating prize of £30.00 was won by Oren Levene with 4.5/6.


Peter Watts was the last player to register for the event - and the winner with 5.5/6!  He won £100.00.  Martin Leanse and Sam Peterson won £25.00 each for second place with 5/6.  Max Bird won £30.00 for his excellent score of 4.5/6 and the rating prize for Under 1400 players.

Under 80

Dominic Maynard came first with 5/5, followed by James Coward, Alex Usharovsky, Albert Ganyushin with 4/5. 

Next event here is 10 February but plenty more events below! for full crosstables and results

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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