Hendon Blitz Tournament - 3rd September 2009

A record-breaking 34 players turned out for the regular 'First Thursday' Hendon 10-minute Blitz on 3rd September. There were a number of very strong contenders for the prizes.

Russian Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev recovered from a loss to Paul du Buf from the Netherlands to share the top spot in the September Blitz with Hendon first team regulars Cristian Mures and Daniel Ellis (all winning £30 each). Dan and Cristian were looking to take outright first with a win and played a barnstorming last round game that entertained the large crowd; but they couldn't be separated at the end and had to split the point and the cash.

They were followed closely by Willesden's Guy Batchelor and Robert Feather. Michael Bennett took home the beefed-up prize for Hendon's top player with four points.

RESULTS:
GM Alexander Cherniaev, Cristian Mures, Daniel Ellis 5/6 (£20 each)
Robert Feather, Guy Batchelor 4½/6
Peter Batchelor, Paul du Buf, Julian Way, Steven Coles, Michael Bennett (£10 for highest Hendon player) 4/6
Salvatore Pepe, Adeoye Dasaolu, Shane McCabe, Gary Senior 3½/6
Martin Leanse, David Iwi, Ivan Valigurskyy, Frank Sabin, Kishan Pattni 3/6
Ilan Dwek, Faye Ainscow, Jamie Goodwin, Simon Fischer, Floyd Anderson, Joshua Cavendish 2½/6
Ray Pliskin, Petr Vachtfeidl, Graeme Lennard, Steven Gaukrodger, Jacob Cheyette 2/6
Chris Jones, Paul Fischer 1½/6
Seymour Drummond 1/6
Barry David 0/6

The next event at the venue is the Golders Green Rapidplay on 12th September.

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