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Civil Service Summer Chess Tournament

As usual this "go as you please" tournament was held throughout the summer months with the final round on Wednesday 22nd September.

To be eligible for a prize you had to play at least 10 games and to play in at least 2 of the last 3 weeks. Prizes were decided on the basis of players’ percentage scores. Alex Beckett was again the Controller of the event, this year assisted by Sam Moore of the host club.

    First place went to Steve Scannell ( 2193 ) with 76.4% ( 13½/17 ).

    Second place went to David Collins ( 1424 ) with 68.7% ( 11/16 ).

Grading prizes were won by:

  1. Band A (1650 – 1899) Sam Moore ( 1776 ) 64.7% ( 11/17 ).
  2. Band B (1400 – 1649) Alex Beckett ( 1551 ) 55.2% ( 10½/19 ).
  3. Band C (1000 - 1399) Ian Woodfield ( 1262 ) 59% ( 6½/11 ).
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