The Bristol Winter Congress
was held at Bristol Grammar School Nov 25-27th.
There were 82 players in the
3 section. Graham Mill Wilson was arbiter. Rosie from Hereford
provided the catering.
The Open was won by local
player and second seed Daniel Malkiel with 4/5. He has been playing
for Horfield chess club since arriving from America 12 months ago.
After losing to Daniel, top seed Chris Beaumont IM said, “I can’t
get out of the opening against this guy.”
There were 4 local players
on equal second. M Payne (Bath), Bicknell (S Bristol), Dilleigh (Horfield)
and C Beaumont (Clifton).
Grading prize went to Manuel
Jiminez with 3/5. Before the congress, he said he would be happy
with 2/5- so well done, Manuel.
The British Qualifying
place is yet to be determined.