here to view the cross-table of results
Bill Armstrong has retained his title as British
Champion by winning the tournament at Morecambe held from 31 May to 5
June. He won by dropping only one
point and losing no games. Steve
Hilton finished second on tie-break with Phil Gordon
third, both on 5.5. Grading prizes
were won by Guy Whitehouse on 4 points, Voldi Gailans
on 3.5 and Stan Lightowler on 1.5.
Notable results were a fine draw
by Guy Whitehouse against Steve Hilton, the
second seed, and an excellent draw in the last
round for Jim Cuthbert against our champion, Bill Armstrong.
Despite the low numbers
attending on this occasion, the tournament was a great success, socially as
well as over the board and was well controlled by Gerry Walsh and Matthew
Congratulations to Bill on a
very good performance.