BCA British Championship 2017
the cross-table of results
Saturday 27th May to Saturday 3rd June 2017
Bill armstrong is our new british champion
Bill armstrong is once again our British champion, coming equal first with Owen Phillips with 5 out of 7 at our British championship, held from 27 May to 2 June at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate. Bill played some fighting chess, particularly in the final round where he beat Owen, who had been at the top for most of the tournament. This is the fourth time that Bill has become British Champion, having previously won in 1983, 2013 and 2015. Congratulations to Owen too, who was playing in his first BCA British Championship event.
Final Standings were as follows:
First on 5 points Phillips and Armstrong
Grading Prizes were awarded as follows:
Group A: Doyle and Andrews.
Group B: Gordon and Casey.
Group C: Rugman.
Group D: Lowery.
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