Alan Merry wins in Jersey – and gets a GM norm!

Congratulations to ECF Chess Academy student IM Alan Merry, who is joint winner of the Open Polar Jersey Chess Festival (31st March – 7th April 2018) along with GM Tiger Hillarp Persson. Both players gained 7½ out of 9 in a strong field. Alan’s excellent performance also earned him a GM norm!
— photograph courtesy British Chess News (John Upham)

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