The St Albans Chess Club is delighted to announce that 181 chess players from all over the UK took part in the 30th annual St Albans South Herts Congress at St Columba's College:
Joint winners of the Challengers Tournament were Richard Bryant (Chester), Joseph Levene (Queen Elizabeth School Barnet)and Charles Marsh (Guildford). The Grading Prize was awarded to Kumar Dixit (Camberley).
Joint winners of the Major Tournament were Richard Desmedt (Wombwell) and Charlie Nettleton (Drunken Knights). The Grading Prize was awarded to Taran Jina (Harpenden Juniors).
The Intermediate Tournament produced an outright winner: Peter Nickals (Wanstead). The Grading Prize was awarded to John McKeon (Milton Keynes).
Joint winners of the Minor Tournament were Lee Bullock (Coulsdon), Douglas Bramley (Spondon) and Steve Crockett (Redditch). The Grading Prize was awarded to Lee Bullock (Coulsdon).
The prize for the Best Veteran was awarded to Richard Desmedt (Wombwell), while the Best Junior prize was awarded to Andrew Smailes (Guildford).
The full results of each tournament can be viewed here.
We look forward to welcoming back both old friends and new participants at next year's St Albans South Herts Congress.