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Our Annual General Meeting and congress took Place at the Hallmark
Hotel, Derby over the weekend of 17-19 March 2017.
In a field of twenty players, nine in the Open and eleven in the
Challengers', Chris Ross won the Open, with 4.5 out of 5, a clear point
ahead of his nearest rival, Owen Phillips, with David Mabbs
third on 3, followed by Graham Lilley, making a very welcome return to our
tournaments, also on 3.
George Philips won the challengers' Section with 4.5 out of 5, with
Voldi Gailans second on 4 and Jim Cuthbert on 3.5.
Both Newcomers, David Mabbs in the Open
and tony Loughton in the Challengers' won prizes, David having taken third
place in the Open and Tony Loughton in the Challengers sharing Grading
Prize B, very creditable efforts by both participants in their first BCA
Other Grading Prize Winners were:-
Open - Colin chambers and Steve Burnell shared Grading
Prize A with 2.5 each.
Challengers' - Gill Smith with 2 points won Grading Prize A and
Eleanor Tew shared Grading Prize B with Tony.
Unfortunately Efe Shimwell
had to withdraw after two rounds due to a family emergency. We very much hope he will be with us for
our next event.
Chris Ross - 4.5 1st
Owen Phillips - 3.5 2nd
David Mabbs – 3
Graham Lilley – 3 - =3rd
Colin Chambers - 2.5 - =GPA
Steve Burnell - 2.5 - =GPA
Mark Kirkham – 2
Ian Blencowe – 2
Phil Gordon - 1.5
George Phillips - 4.5 - 1st
Voldi Gailans – 4 - 2nd
Jim Cuthbert - 3.5 - 3rd
Dan Rugman – 3
Gary Wickett 2.5
Gill Smith – 2 – GPA
Eleanor Tew – 2 - =GPB
Tony Lawton – 2 - =GPB
Efe Shimwell - 1.5- Efe
withdrew after R2 due to a family emergency.
Michael Lowery - 1.5
Richard Harrington – 0