Worcestershire Chess Association Closed Congress was held 19th & 20th August at The King’s School Worcester. The 2017 Individual champion is Kevin Hurney (Greenlands and South Birmingham) who scored 4½ points from five games.
Other champions are: Senior champion (Over 60) Lee Davis (Malvern 3½ points); Minor (Under 130) champion is Rob Bricknell (Redditch, 3 points); Veteran champion (Over 70) Phil Smith (Worcester, 2½ points); Junior champion (Under 16) Manvith Sandhu (Halesowen, 2½ points); best score by an ungraded player Ravi Sandhu (Halesowen, 1½ points).
The chess bookstall raised nearly £150 for St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Worcestershire CA wish to thank The King’s School Worcester for use of their facilities and Andrew Farthing for the bookstall and controlling the tournament.
Find the full results here – http://www.raycollett.net