Sunday, 27 September 2009
CLUB WIN NATIONAL CLUB RAPIDPLAY CHAMPIONSHIP
National Rapidplay Champions
The Wigston team (Martin Burrows, Alan Byron, Walter Dehnen, Phil Horspool) entered the ECF National Rapidplay Championship held at Syston on Saturday 26th September.
The tournament was a 5 round swiss at a time limit of 20 minutes each.
The results of each Round were:
Round 1: Beat Syston 3.5 - 0.5
Round 2: Beat Leighton Buzzard 3 - 1
Round 3: Beat Watford 3 - 1
Round 4: Beat Warwickshire 3 - 1
Round 5: Beat Wanstead 3.5 - 0.5
Wigston finished a clear first, out of 8 teams, with the excellent score of 16/20.
The runners-up were Leighton Buzzard with 13/20.
Individual Scores were: (only 1 game was lost)
Martin Burrows 3.5 ; Alan Byron 4.5 ; Walter Dehnen 3.5 ; Phil Horspool 4.5
The team won a trophy and £80 in Prize money. (The entry fee was £25)
Posted by WigstonChess at 23:08