116 players competed in the
Summer Congress a record as the playing hall was bursting with
chess sets. All ages took part from 7 year old Amelie Rees
to 90 year old James Wallman.
The Open Section was won by
Alan Merry & Mike Waddington both only dropped half a point.
Nearly 50 players took part in the Fide Rated Open.
Patryk Krzyzanowski ( Bristol Champion ) was the highest placed Bristol player
The Major Section finished in
a 4 way tie between Bob Radford ( Bristol Major Champion ),
Chris Strong, Yuyang Wang & Brendan O'Gorman
The Minor Section
finished in a 4 way tie with Will Taplin ( Bristol Minor
Champion ) winning on tie break