Scarborough Chess Congress

The 41st Scarborough Chess Congress took place in the Spa Complex, South Bay, Scarborough, from Friday 20th October to Sunday 22nd October 2017.
The winner of the Open was creator of this website Matthew Webb with 4.5 out of 5. He took a bye on Friday night.

The full cross table can be viewed under:
http://chess-results.com/tnr300549.aspx?lan=1&art=0&wi=821

Over 330 players took part in 5 sections.

Mark Whitehead also scored 4.5 to share the Major with Stephen McQuillan.

The Intermediate section was won by Rob Tokeley with 4.5.

There was a multiple tie in the Minor section with 5 players all finishing on 4 points.
Noel Boustred, Con Carey, G Hewitt, N Fisher and Stephen Watson of Hull.

The only 100% score was made in the Foundation section by S Dehgan-Affifi.


Former Yorkshire Chess Association President and Secretary. I'm not the brains of the editorial team but I can live with being a glorified typist as well as the resident grammar pedant. I have captained Bradford A in the Woodhouse cup for over 30 years. I'm fairly easy going, sometimes diplomatic and I think my enthusiasm is infectious but not life threatening. The English chess world needs to wake up and smell the coffee before league chess collapses altogether.

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