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2012 Ulster Championship results

After three days and six rounds of competitive chess at Belfast's Europa Hotel, three Ulster Championship titles have been decided.

Michael Waters won the Senior Championship for the third successive year. He finished on 5 points, with John Masterson and Stephen Scannell sharing second place a point behind. Grading Prizes went to Alan DelaneyCalum Leitch and Mark Newman.

The Intermediate Championship (for players rated between 1400 and 1700) went to Steven Eachus who scored 4.5. Half a point behind was Ross Harris with a large group finishing equal third on 3.5, testimony to just how close a contest this was.

The Junior Championship (for players rated under 1300) was won by 16-year-old Matthew Chapman with an impressive final score of 5.5. Sharing second were Roy Stafford and William Storey. Grading Prizes went to Kevin Agnew, Cathal Murphy, Radhika Gupta and Ram Rajan.

Photographs from the Championships, mainly from the prizegiving

The critical game from the Ulster Championships: Play through Masterson-Waters from Round 6.

Final Crosstables

Ulster Senior Championship

No Name                Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1  Michael Waters      5      9:D 15:W  5:D  6:W  4:W  2:W
2  John Masterson      4     13:W  3:W  4:L  7:W  5:W  1:L
3  Stephen Scannell    4      7:W  2:L  8:W  5:L 10:W  4:W
4  Mike Redman         3.5   12:W  6:W  2:W 10:D  1:L  3:L
5  Mark Newman         3.5   15:W 10:D  1:D  3:W  2:L  9:D
6  Ray Devenney        3.5   11:W  4:L 12:W  1:L  8:D 10:W
7  Calum Leitch        3.5    3:L 13:W 14:W  2:L  9:D 12:W
8  Alan Delaney        3.5   14:W  9:L  3:L 16:W  6:D 11:W
9  Edward Whiteside    3      1:D  8:W 10:L 13:D  7:D  5:D
10 Gareth Annesley     3     16:W  5:D  9:W  4:D  3:L  6:L
11 Ian Woodfield       2.5    6:L 12:D 13:L  0:W 14:W  8:L
12 Jonathon Rowney     2      4:L 11:D  6:L 15:D 16:W  7:L
13 Samuel Moore        2      2:L  7:L 11:W  9:D 15:D 16:L
14 Nicholas Pilkiewicz 2      8:L 16:W  7:L  0:D 11:L 15:D
15 James McDonnell     2      5:L  1:L 16:D 12:D 13:D 14:D
16 Danny Mallaghan     1.5   10:L 14:L 15:D  8:L 12:L 13:W

Ulster Intermediate Championship

No Name              Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1  Steven Eachus     4.5    6:D 12:W  2:W  3:L  9:W  4:W
2  Ross Harris       4     11:W  9:D  1:L  5:D  8:W  3:W
3  Norman McFarland  3.5   10:W  5:W  9:D  1:W  4:L  2:L
4  Cecil Sloan       3.5   12:D  6:D  5:D  7:W  3:W  1:L
5  Brian McComb      3.5    7:W  3:L  4:D  2:D 10:W  6:D
6  Christopher Kelly 3.5    1:D  4:D  7:D  8:D 11:W  5:D
7  John Phillips     3.5    5:L  0:W  6:D  4:L 12:W  9:W
8  Richard Gould     3.5    9:L 11:W 12:W  6:D  2:L  0:W
9  David Ruben       2.5    8:W  2:D  3:D 10:D  1:L  7:L
10 John McKenna      2      3:L  0:D  0:W  9:D  5:L 11:L
11 Stewart McConaghy 2      2:L  8:L  0:D 12:D  6:L 10:W
12 Bernard Jaffa     1      4:D  1:L  8:L 11:D  7:L  0:L

Ulster Junior Championship

No Name             Total  1    2    3    4    5    6  

1  Matthew Chapman  5.5   22:W 14:W  2:W  3:D  7:W 10:W
2  Roy Stafford     4.5   25:W  9:W  1:L  0:D  8:W  7:W
3  William Storey   4.5   20:W  8:D 18:W  1:D 13:W  5:D
4  Kevin Agnew      4     16:D  6:L 11:W 18:W  9:D 15:W
5  Martin Kelly     4     23:W 19:D  7:D  0:W 10:D  3:D
6  Cathal Murphy    4     14:L  4:W  0:D 16:D 22:W 13:W
7  Alan Burns       3.5   24:W 11:W  5:D 15:W  1:L  2:L
8  Radhika Gupta    3.5   10:W  3:D 13:L 17:W  2:L 16:W
9  Ciaran Holmes    3.5   13:W  2:L  0:D 12:D  4:D 17:W
10 Raymond Smith    3.5    8:L 20:W 22:W 14:W  5:D  1:L
11 Ram Rajan        3.5   17:W  7:L  4:L 23:W 12:D 22:W
12 David Seaby      3.5   15:L 25:W 16:D  9:D 11:D 19:W
13 John Monaghan    3      9:L 26:W  8:W 19:W  3:L  6:L
14 Thomas Donaldson 3      6:W  1:L 23:W 10:L 15:L 24:W
15 Robert Lavery    3     12:W 18:D 19:D  7:L 14:W  4:L
16 Adam Henning     2.5    4:D 17:D 12:D  6:D 19:D  8:L
17 Christopher Roe  2.5   11:L 16:D 20:W  8:L 18:W  9:L
18 Garry Johnston   2.5   21:W 15:D  3:L  4:L 17:L 26:W
19 Derek Truesdale  2.5   26:W  5:D 15:D 13:L 16:D 12:L
20 Geoff Hindley    2.5    3:L 10:L 17:L 26:W 21:D 25:W
21 Jason Roe        2.5   18:L 22:L 24:L 25:W 20:D 23:W
22 Phillip Morrison 2      1:L 21:W 10:L 24:W  6:L 11:L
23 John McGann      2      5:L 24:W 14:L 11:L 25:W 21:L
24 Ashley McWhinney 2      7:L 23:L 21:W 22:L 26:W 14:L
25 Charlie Logan    1      2:L 12:L 26:W 21:L 23:L 20:L
26 Paul Anderson    0     19:L 13:L 25:L 20:L 24:L 18:L
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