Crewe Chess Club held it’s first Rapid play congress at the IBIS Hotel
The event had 4 sections and a total of 82 players took part
Winner Mike J Surtees 5.5 out of 6
Second place was IM Lawrence Cooper 5 out of 6
Third was Jonathan LB Blackburn 4.5 out of 6.
The grading prize was won by Colm Buckley
Winner Oleg Cukovs 5.5/6
Second John Hall 5/6
Third Richard Szwajkun 4/6.
The grading prize was won by Micheal Owen 3.5/6.
Joint Winners David Pickup and local boy Karl Lockett both 5/6.
Joint third place was Michael J Fisher and Any Townsend both 4.5/6.
The grading prize was won by Philip Shaugnessy 3/6.
Joint Winners Nick D Holmes and Simon Layhe with 5/6.
Joint Third Andrew Beswick and Terry Sulivan 4.5/6.
The grading prize was shared between Richard Bohm and Stuart Hamilton