Results of the Golders Green Rapidplay #chess #ggrp, 11th February 2012

Golders Green Rapidplay, 11th February 2012

94 players took part, despite the snowy weather and the clash with the
4NCL (Four Nations Chess League) over the same weekend - indeed many
players took part in round 6 of the 4NCL on the Sunday.  Golders Green
is one of the first UK events to take advantage of FIDE, the World
Chess Federation's offer to rate events for their rapidplay list, to
be published for the first time in July.  This appeared to attract
many new players to the tournament.  As one of the conditions of
participation in this prestigious event, players in the Open and Major
sections are expected to become members of the national governing
body, the English Chess Federation.

1st FIDE Master Peter Sowray (211) 5.5/6 £60
Sainbayar Tserendorj 4.5/6 £15
Yaroslav Orishko 4.5/6
Under 175 grading prize Ronnie Cohen (160) 3/6 £20

MAJOR Under 170
1st Kumar Dixit (152) 5.5/6 £60
Ayhan Anil (155) and Ostap Orishko 4.5/6 and £15 each
Under 155 grading prize of £20 went to David Openshaw (145) on 4/6

MINOR Under 145
John Macdonald (130) 5.5/6 £60
Salvatore Pepe (142) 5/6 £30
Under 130 grading prize was shared by Genga Somupilla (129), Elizabeth
Ivanov (124) and Joel Fishel (118) on 3.5/6 with £10 each

AMATEUR Under 120
John Francis Kelly 6/6 £60
Federico Rocco (99) and Pranay Chauhan (117) 4.5/6 and £15 each
The Under 105 grading prize of £20 was won by David Healey (102) with 4.5/6

Next event at Golders Green is on Saturday 3rd March 2012.

Best wishes

Adam Raoof

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