3rd Simon Bartlett Memorial Congress, Torquay 24-26 Jan

3rd Simon Bartlett Memorial Congress, Torquay 24-26 Jan

27 Jan: 6 players who regularly play in Dorset league chess took part, plus Oscar Garcia, who still plays occasionally for Poole – but now lives out of the area.

The event was at the sea front located Livermead House Hotel.

Results can be accessed via utuswiss.co.uk

The Open was again won by Keith Arkell.

Oscar was 5th with 3/5

Mike Duggan (Poole) 7th, 3/4

John Weatherlake (Poole) 17th, 2/5

The Major

Ronnie Burton (Weymouth) 6th, 3/4

The Intermediate

Paul Errington (Bournemouth) 15th, 2/4

The Minor

David Burt (Poole) 14th, 2.5/5

Tim McCullagh (Southbourne) 14th, 2.5/5

Well done to all these Dorset players for taking part and competing well!