BANGOR JANUARY BLITZ 2019

Thursday 24th January 2019     7:45pm to 10:15pm

ARBITERS: Brendan Jamison and Adam Rushe

Prize winners: Left to right: 3rd Place: Owen Wilson, Top Teeanger: Adam Rushe, 2nd Place: Richard Proctor, Champion: Brendan Jamison, Top Newcomer: Callum Magennis and Top Child Player: Ben Toogood

PRIZE WINNERS

Champion – Brendan Jamison (6/6) TPR = 1948

2nd Richard Proctor (5/6) TPR = 1450

3rdOwen Wilson (4/6) TPR = 1365

 

Top Teenage Player - Adam Rushe (3.5/6) TPR = 1115

Best Child Player -   Ben Toogood (4/6) TPR = 1162

   

Best NewcomerCallum Magennis (3/6) TPR = 999

 

Round 6: Alwyn Pollock (White) v Owen Wilson (Black)

Round 6: Ben Toogood (White) v Sam Bowman (Black)

Round 6: Foreground: Adam Rushe (White) v Richard Proctor (Black)

Background: Brendan Jamison (White) v Callum Magennis (Black)

Registered Players

Classic rating will be used for players without a blitz rating

Players are ranked below with their blitz ratings

 

 

  

 

 

  Name

 

Blitz Rating

 

Club

 

  1

 

 

  Brendan Jamison

 

1735

 

Strand

 

  2

 

 

  Richard Proctor

 

1573

 

Bangor

 

  3

 

 

  Gary Johnston

 

1388

 

Bangor

 

  4

 

 

  Adam Rushe

 

1339

 

Strand

 

  5

 

 

  Alwyn Pollock

 

1230

 

Bangor

 

  6

 

 

  Ben Toogood

 

1195

 

Bangor

 

  7

 

 

  Sam Bowman

 

912

 

Bangor

 

  8

 

 

  Richard McClean

 

900

 

Bangor

 

  9

 

 

  Owen Wilson

 

649

 

Bangor

 

  10

 

 

  Zach Williamson

 

600

 

Bangor

 

  11

 

 

  Callum Magennis

 

553

 

Bangor

 

  12

 

 

  Daniel Toogood

 

450

 

Bangor

 

  13

 

 

  Chris McClean

 

400

 

Bangor

 

LOCATION:

Bangor Chess Club, Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR

TIMETABLE:

Check-in at 7:30pm

Round 1 commencing at 7:45pm.

6 rounds in total. The tournament will be completed by 10:15pm.

SECTIONS:

One open section.

TIME CONTROL:

10 minutes per player. No increments. Each round will last 20 minutes.

PRICE:

Free entry for members of Bangor Chess Club. Certificates for prize-winners.

£1 for non-members of Bangor Chess Club

 

7 CERTIFICATES - ELIGIBILITY

 

1ST–  all players

2nd – all players

3rd – all players

 

Best Teenage Player - highest score by a player aged between 13-19

2 PLAYERS: Adam Rushe, Callum Magennis

 

Best Child Player – highest score by a player aged 12 and under

3 PLAYERS: Ben Toogood, Zach Williamson and Daniel Toogood

   

Best Newcomer – highest score by newcomer to Bangor Chess Club in current season

7 PLAYERS: Richard McClean, Chris McClean, Sam Bowman, Ben Toogood, Callum Magennis, Zach Williamson and Daniel Toogood

 

TIE BREAKS: For tie-breaks, players will be ranked based on their scores by Median Buchholz, followed if necessary by Buchholz and then Progressive Scores.

RULES: FIDE rules will apply. Touchmove will apply. The second illegal move will result in the immediate loss of the game, however, your opponent must announce when the first illegal move has been played and then once again announce the second illegal move has been played before claiming the win, provided the player still has mating material left on the board, otherwise only a draw can be claimed. If play continues, the opponent may not claim the win retrospectively.

Remember FIDE rules about mobile phones is very strict. If your phone makes a noise during the game (be it a text, phone call or any other audio distrcation), you will automactially lose the game therefore always remember to have your phone switched off. If you are a doctor on call, please notify Arbiter in advance.

To register please email Brendan Jamison at playchessni@gmail.com

Registration deadline: 12 noon on Tuesday 22nd January 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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