Colchester Junior Tournament Results

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The Fourth Round of the Essex Junior Grand Prix was held on Sunday, 17 May 2015 at St Benedict’s College, a new venue for this event, in Colchester.  A total of 79 players took part, with several most welcome players from outside of Essex including two from Lincolnshire!  After four closely fought sections, Essex players held off the challenge from the visitors in all but the section for the youngest players.  The results were as follows –

Under 9

1st on tie break Adam John (Suffolk) 5½

2nd Shahjahon Saidmurodov (Newham) 5½

3rd on tie break Tristan Bromelow (Hainault) 4

Under 11

1st Nadia Jaufarally (Colchester) 6/6

2nd on tie break Alexander Hsieh (Cambridgesire) 4½/6

3rd Tom Roy (Suffolk) 4½/6

Under 18 Minor

1st Harry Peng (Colchester) 5/6 – his first Essex tournament!

2nd = Lavanan Ainkaran (Ilford), Isaac Pavey (Colchester) and Nicholas Lees (Lincolnshire) 4½/6

Grading Prizes

Under 80 – Rohan Gopinath (Ilford) 4/6

Under 60 and ungraded – Thomas McCartney (Chelmsford) 3½/6

Under 18 Open

1st Elliot Cocks (Chelmsford) 5/6

2nd= Angelo Cassar (Chelmsford) and Alan John (Suffolk) 4½/6

Prize for Best Newcomer to Essex Grand Prix event

(not winning another prize)

Joshua John (Newham) 4/6

All the crosstables for this event and the updated Essex Grand Prix tables may be viewed via the Results tab on this website.

A selection of photos from the event are now being displayed on the website slideshow.