Hastings congress

(Pictured L-R: Bill Tracey, Bill Luxton, Steve Merchant, Leo Woning and Janis Petersons.)

Well done to all the Bexhill players who competed at the Hastings chess congress over the holidays.

In the Xmas AM U1700, Derek Cosens scored 3.5 points sharing first place.

In the Xmas PM U1800, Leo Woning finished on 4 points in 2nd place.

In the Xmas PM U1600, Bill Tracey finished on 3.5 to share second place and Steve Merchant scored 3 points and finished joint fifth.

In the w/e (weekend) Open, Janis had a tough outing and finished on 0.5 in 50th place.

In the w/e Major (U1900) Leo Woning scored 2.5 in 13th place, and Bill Luxton scored 2 and finished 15th.

In the w/e Intermediate (u1750) Derek Cosens scored 0.5 finishing 24th.

In the w/e minor (u1600), Steve Merchant scored 3 finishing in 12th place. And Bill Tracey scored 4.5 and shared first place!!
Well done everyone!

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