Welsh Championships, Tom Weston & John Bishop!

This just in from Glyn Sinnett:

All,

Just a reminder of the forthcoming championships to be played at the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff North, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff. CF23 9XF.

#1 The Welsh Championships is a Closed event for Welsh qualified players, and is a FIDE -rated event.

#2 The Tom Weston Open/Major is open to all players with no grading restrictions.

#3    The John Bishop Minor is open to all with a published grade of 1650 ( ECF 125 ) or below.

This to be played on Friday- Monday 22/25 April.

Please pass this on to other people you might think be interested in playing that i haven’t added to the emailing list above, and any queries please email me or give us a phone anytime on 01639 700186.

The entry form is online on the Welsh Chess Union website www.welshchessunion.com

Hope to see you all at Easter, and get those entries in as soon as possible !!

Thanks,

Glyn Sinnett ( Championship Organiser )

Newport B 2 – 2 Malpas A

A draw but Malpas could have done a bit better on board 2 (editor’s opinion!)

23/3/2011
Newport B Malpas A
Gordon Cadden 1842 0.5 0.5 Gary Thomas 1885
Mathew Gregory 1688 1 0 Steve Williams (Mal) 1792
Tony Brown 1675 0.5 0.5 Ron Williams 1724
Brian Heath 1699 0 1 Farhan Shataly 1674
2 2

Malpas A 3.5 – 0.5 Cwmbran Rooks

Two defaults helped the Malpas A score here, but well done to Nick and Ron!

15/3/2011
Malpas A Cwmbran Rooks
Nick Davies 1720 1 0 Steve Williams (Cwm) 1667
Ron Williams 1724 0.5 0.5 Bob Hurn 1635
def u 1 0 def u
def u 1 0 def u
3.5 0.5

Malpas C 2.5 – 1.5 Pontypool B

Well done to Dave Williams and Adam for winning their games!  Simon also had a good draw.

9/3/2011
Malpas C Pontypool B
Dave Williams 1633 1 0 Lyn Holland 1471
Simon Tang 1388 0.5 0.5 Keith Forward 1460
Mark Emblem 1517 0 1 Hiram Rogers 1421
Adam Jenkins 1350 1 0 Brian Hill 1229
2.5 1.5

Malpas A 2 – 2 Newport A

Newport seemed to be lacking some of their big hitters but it was still a respectable score from Malpas who drew the match.   Well done to Gary for winning his game!   Available games on the Games page.

8/3/2011
Malpas A Newport A
Gareth Harley-Yeo 1980 0 1 Robert Taylor 2015
Gary Thomas 1885 1 0 Luke Kostanjsek 1662
Steve Williams (Mal) 1792 0.5 0.5 Tony Brown 1675
Nick Davies 1720 0.5 0.5 Beryl Hughes 1544
    2 2  

Newport Rooks 0.5 – 3.5 Malpas C

The ratings tell the tale as Malpas kill off the Newport side with wins from Dave Williams, Simon, Mark and a draw from Wyn.   Well done all!

23/2/2011
Newport Rooks Malpas C
Simon Butler 1475 0 1 Dave Williams 1633
Paul Kostanjsek 1339 0.5 0.5 Wyn Howells 1616
Roger Lockyer 1117 0 1 Simon Tang 1388
Tim Sayer u 0 1 Mark Emblem 1517
    0.5 3.5