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Lothians Chess Congress

7 to 9 January, 2005

report by Hugh Flockhart

Prizewinners:

Championship: 1st Jonathan Grant (Edinburgh West) 4½/5
(Jonathan wins the Smerdon Cup)

2nd = Oliver Penrose (Lasswade) 3½/5, George Neave (Edinburgh West)
(All three above qualify for the East of Scotland Championship)

Stars-barred: 1st= Tom Donohue (Hamilton) 4½/5, Chris MacDonald (Stirling)

Major: 1st Charles Nisbet (Lasswade) 4½/5

2nd = Mike Chisholm (Sandy Bell’s) 4/5, Robert France (Sandy Bell’s), David Gillespie (Crowwood), William Hynd (Gorgie Dalry), Chris McIntee (Juniper Green)

Grading U1550 Lloyd Hughes (Tiger Cubs) 4/5

Minor: 1st = Peter Selbie (Glenrothes) 4/5, Steven MacGregor (Edinburgh), Olav Lange (Lasswade)

Knights: 1st Bernard Cassidy (Uddingston) 4½/5

2nd = David Watt (Balerno) 4/5, Robert Dover (Bon Accord), Gilbert Alomenu (Glasgow Knights), Natalie Donohue (Bankton)

Junior Prizes - John Tawdrous (Bankton) 3/5
grading limit 1000 - Jamie Hookham (Perth), James Montgomery (Bankton)

Giant Killing Prize - Calum Fraser McDonald (Glenrothes) (587 points difference)

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