Lothians Chess Congress Results - Sept 2015

19th to 20th September, 2015

Report submitted by Martin Robinson



1st - Stephen Burns-Mannion 4.5/5

2nd + Smerdon Cup for highest placed Lothians resident - Alan Tate 4/5

Grading Prize U1950 - Alex Gillies, Alastair Dawson 3/5

Grading Prize U1800 - Euan Gray 3.5/5


1st= - Tariq Pasha, Martin Wallace & Rakhel Kumar Parida 4/5

Grading Prizes U1500 - Siddharth Berera 3.5/5


1st - Peter Doris 4.5/5

2nd= - Derek Coope & Stuart McKinney 4/5

Grading Prize U1200: Marco D'Alessio, George Birbeck & Dave Watson 3.5/5

Grading Prize U1000: Dietah Connolly Sams 3/5

Grading Prize U1000/U14: John Morrison 2.5/5


Thanks go to the people without whom the event would not have happened: the arbiters Simon Gillam, John McNicoll and Fiona Petrie for running the tournament so smoothly, the entries secretary Graham Kerr, treasurer Eddie Gillespie and also to Jim Wallace for stepping in on Saturday.