55th Hull Congress

The 55th  Hull chess congress was held at the Hymers College, Hymers Avenue Hull HU3 1LW, on the 2nd 3rd 4th November 2018.

The winners were:

Open:

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Points
1 1 Kolbus Dietmar GER 222 4ncl Manx Liberty 4,0
  6 Burnett Jim ENG 192 Mansfield 4,0
3 3 Jaunooby Ali Reza ENG 200 Denton 3,5
  4 Surtees Mike J ENG 199 Great Lever 3,5


Full table can be found here: Open Results

Major:

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Points
1 11 Thackray John ENG 155 St Andrews Hull 4,5
2 6 Turner Tim M ENG 161 Beverley 4,0
3 5 Heard Andrew H ENG 161 Beckenham & Charlton 3,5
4 21 Taylor Robert P ENG 139 Ashfield 3,5
5 7 Cawston M John ENG 160 Undercliffe 3,5
6 2 Almazedi Firas ENG 163 Alwoodley 3,5

Full results: Major results

Intermediate:

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Points
1 6 Dehghan-Afifi Sajjad ENG 132 Northenden 4,5
2 18 Carmichael Ned ENG 120 Beverley 4,0
3 3 Buckell David J ENG 135 Clitheroe 3,0
  5 Pollard Mike A ENG 133 St Andrews Hull 3,0
  7 Oliver Bruce R ENG 132 Hull DCA 3,0
  9 GreepStephen ENG 130 Hull 3,0
  11 Johnstone J Gerry ENG 128 Beverley 3,0
  13 Farley Zak ENG 125 Hull 3,0
  17 Pelling Kyle ENG 121 Tameside 3,0

Full results: Intermediate results

Minor:

 

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Points
1 15 Stokes Robert S ENG 103 Scunthorpe 4,0
2 11 Wright William I ENG 110 Hull 4,0
3 5 Lee Graham ENG 113 Beverley 3,5
4 10 Weller Colin ENG 110   3,5
5 13 Cooper Dave M ENG 105 Hull 3,5
6 4 Edwards Robin A ENG 114 St Andrews Hull 3,5

Full results: Minor results

 

Hotels.

Holiday Inn Express.

Hull Travel Lodge.

Campanile Hotel and Restaurant.

Guest Houses.

The Earlsmere Guest House (76-78 Sunny Bank HU3 1LQ (01482 341977)

The Trees Guest House (132 Sunny Bank Hull HU3 1LE (01482 448822)

Westfield House (Salisbury Street Hull HU5 3EU (01482 346330)

Please see our dedicated local tourist board website which will assist with accommodation - Assist with Accommodation

R.P. Ross Open open to all, John Lawson Major under 166, Haworth Computers Intermediate under 141, Edward Starkey Minor under 116. The rates of play will be 100 minutes (1hr 40 mins) each per game until the  flag falls. 1st prize £350; 2nd prize £200; 3rd prize £100; plus grading prizes. The new ECF August 2018 grades will be used - ungraded players unable to provide a true indication of their playing strength may play only in the open section. players are entitled to request a half point bye before the start of the tournament. Except the Last Round. Entry Fees Adults £37.50 (ECF Silver or above) £30 Juniors £15

Please send your completed entry form & cheque to Steve King (Contact Details Below): Entry List

Contact Steve King
Tel: 01482 801550
email Hull Congress

The Bookstall over the weekend will be supplied by Chess Direct