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The 59th Welsh Chess Championship 2013

 

2013 WELSH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Sponsored by "THE CO-OPERATIVE MEMBERSHIP"

 

Games can now be downloaded as one file (per section)

 

 

103 players travelled to the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff North over the Easter weekend for the 59th Welsh Championships. This was not only the largest entry in this event in a long time, but also the first congress for many years to have over one hundred players.

 

32 players participated in the Championship including both 2012 joint champions Richard Jones and Tim Kett. As on many previous occasions the title was only decided in the final round with Richard Jones being crowned 2013 Welsh Champion.

 

The Open Major attracted players from all parts of Wales and England as well as Guernsey and two players from Australia! The winner of this section was Ian Thompson.

 

The Minor Championship also attracted a large entry with 28 entries. This section was also highly competitive with the section won by Mike Servini.

 

A full list of prize winners is given below.

 

We extend our grateful thanks to many:

  • The Co-operative Membership for their continued sponsorship and Mr Brian Rees (Committee Member) for his presence with us on Saturday.
  • The staff of the Park Inn Hotel for their help and support before and during the event.
  • Mr Peter Purland, Chief Arbiter
  • Mr John Thornton for his sterling work inputting all games so they are available for all to see and enjoy.

 

We now look forward to 2014 and the Diamond Jubilee Championships.

 

 

 

THE PRIZEWINNERS

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP

 

1st and 2013 Welsh Champion

Richard S Jones

 

 

2nd

Tim Kett

 

 

3rd

David Sands and Carl Strugnell

 

 

Under 21 Champions

Tom Thorpe and Luke Kostanjsek 

 

 

 

OPEN / MAJOR

 

1st

Ian Thompson

 

 

2nd

Andrew Bird

 

 

3rd

Olufemi Adebado

 

 

Rating Prizes

Paul Hatchett and Stephanie Du Toit

 

 

U18 Prize

Rhys Steele

 

 

 

 

2013 Welsh Ladies Champions

Syringa Camp and Stephanie Du Toit

 

MINOR

 

1st 

Mike Servini

(Winner of John Bishop Memorial Shield)

 

 

2nd

Scott Hammett

 

 

3rd

Mohammed Binesmael

 

 

Rating Prize

Spencer Lewis

 

 

 

Pairings, Results and Games

 

Championship:   All PGN

 

Open/Major:     All PGN 

 

Minor:   All PGN

CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Pairings

 

 

 

 

OPEN/MAJOR

 

Pairings

MINOR

 

Pairings

 

and Results

Games

 

and Results

Games

and Results

Games

ROUND 1

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ROUND 1

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ROUND 1

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ROUND 2

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ROUND 2

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ROUND 2

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ROUND 3

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ROUND 3

 PGN

ROUND 3

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ROUND 4

 PGN

 

ROUND 4

 PGN

ROUND 4

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ROUND 5

 PGN

 

ROUND 5

 PGN

ROUND 5

 PGN

ROUND 6

 PGN

 

ROUND 6

 PGN

ROUND 6

 PGN

ROUND 7

 PGN

 

ROUND 7

 PGN

ROUND 7

 PGN

 

 

 

Henry Golding Chessboard Trophy awarded to the Welsh Champion  

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