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Chess Edinburgh Chess Congress 2005 Prize Winners

Premier Event

1st = GM Colin McNab (Dundee Victoria), IM Stephen Mannion (Cathcart), Andrew Burnett (Glenrothes), Keith Ruxton (Sandy Bells) 4/5pts £190

GP U2100 = Christopher MacDonald (Hamilton), Ivan Stokes (Bearsden), Alan Tate (Wandering Dragons) 3/5pts £20

GP U1900 = Eoin Campbell (Wandering Dragons), Andrew McMasters (Edinburgh University) 2.5/5pts £25

U18 Steven Tweedie (Hamilton) 3/5pts £30

Evening News Cup and book prize donated by Chess Suppliers

Challengers Event

1 st = Ian Mason (Grangemouth), Douglas Will (Grangemouth) 4.5/5pts £110

GP Robbie Coleman (Cathcart) 4/5pts £30

Major Event

1 st = Ian MacGregor (Bearsden), John Smith (Edinburgh) 4.5/5pts £110

GP Simon Bate (Civil Service) 4/5pts £30

Bishops Event

1st Jonathan Weir (No Club) 4.5/5pts £150

2nd = John Banks (Cambuslang), David Bond (Balerno), Adam Bremner (Bon Accord), Olav Lange (Lasswade), Matthew Smith-Mearns (Robert Gordon) 4/5pts £20

Knights Event

1st = William McIntosh (Hamilton), Stephen McKee (Edinburgh West) 4.5/5pts £110

GP Liam Ingram (Glenrothes) 4/5pts £30

FIDE rating data (Excel)

Prize Draw - The winning move was Qxb7 £30

Keith Ruxton (Sandy Bells)

Giant Killing Prize £30

In the Knights Event, Ali Roy (Carrick) with a grade of 515 defeated David Watson (Corstorphine) 1188 a grading difference of 673 points.

Swindlers Prize £10

Won by Adam Bremner (Bon Accord). Donated and judged by Geoff Chandler of Chandler Cornered www.chessedinburgh.co.uk

Best Game Prize £30

Andrew Burnett (Glenrothes) for his win as white over Christopher MacDonald (Hamilton) in Round 1 of the Premier Event. Judged by Geoff Chandler of Chandler Cornered www.chessedinburgh.co.uk

1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 dxe4 4 Nxe4 Bd7 5 Nf3 Bc6 6 Bd3 Nd7 7 0-0 Ngf6 8 Ng3 Be7 9 c4 b6 10 b3 Bb7 11 Bb2 c5 12 d5 exd5 13 Nf5 0-0 14 Re1 Re8 15 cxd5 Bxd5 16 Bb5 Be6 17 Nxg7 Kxg7 18 Rxe6 fxe6 19 Ng5 Nf8 20 Qh5 e5 21 Qf7+ Kh8 22 Bxe5 h6 23 Bc4 1-0

 



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