Three tie at Welsh Championships

At the 2017/18 Welsh Championship held in Cardiff over Easter weekend, there was a three way tie for 1st place between Gerry Heap, David Jameson and Sven Zeidler.

The Ladies,  Under 21 and Under 18 Championship was won by Venetia Sivarjasingam.

There was also a tie for 1st place in the Tom Weston Major between Nicholas Evans and Dominic Gibbs.

The Minor was won by Alun Smith.

Prize winners:

Welsh Championship (sponsored by Wholsesale Chess)

1st= Gerry Heap, David Jameson and Sven Zeidler

4th= Thomas Brown, Francis Rayner, David Sands and Matthew Staniforth

Ladies, Under 21 and Under 18 Champion

Venetia Sivarjasingam

Open Major 

1st = Nicholas Evans and Dominic Gibbs (Nicholas Evans winning the Tom Weston Memorial Trophy)

3rd = Sam Jukes, John Mcgregor and Roy Thomas

Grading Prize winners: Hiya Ray, Mike Burrows and Rachel Mcintosh


1st Alun Smith (who also won the John Bishop Memorial Trophy)

2nd Kevin Langmaid

3rd Chris Fraser

Grading Prize winners: Callum Smith, Ellison Smith and Yuxuan Wu.