ECF Player of the Year

GM Jonathan Hawkins, co-British Champion,  has won the Player of the Year poll among ECF members for 2014-2015. This was very narrowly achieved over GM Keith Arkell. GM David Howell came third, untitled Matthew Webb fourth and GM Michael Adams fifth. The overall top votes went to:

Jonathan Hawkins – 45; Keith Arkell – 43; David Howell – 31; Matthew Webb – 26; Michael Adams – 20; Nigel Short – 19; James Adair – 14; Alan Merry – 14

230 votes were cast in total, an increase from 136 last year …

– Stewart Reuben [picture of Jonathan by John Upham]