Allan Pleasants & Mike Waddington competed in the South Wales Chess International (Open) at Bridgend; Allan finished strongly with 3 wins from 3

Allan Pleasants Welsh Chess Champion 2017
Mike Waddington was next in congress action weekend (13/14 July) in the Weald Congress at Copthorne, West Sussex. There were 3 rounds Saturday and 2 Sunday. Please see separate report (above)


13th July 2019


14th July 2019

13 July: This demanding congress finished yesterday, Friday and Dorset players Allan Pleasants and Mike Waddington both won in the final round. Mike scored 4/9 and Allan 5/9. Allan was 15th out of 64 – a really good result considering how strong the tournament was! Apologies for getting Allan’s final score wrong in earlier report.

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The timetable was as below:

South Wales Chess International 2019

Many thanks to Martin Simons for making information about this prestigious event available.