Welsh players compete in Menorca

Tom Brown, Tim Kett and Sam Jukes have just finished competing in the Menorca Open.

Tom gained 44 points finishing on 4.5/7 with a rating performance of 2402. He was unbeaten against 3 GM’s (2 draws and 1 win) and in the last round beat GM Oleg Romainshin (who beat Iolo in the Russia v Wales match at the 1978 Olympiad). He drew with the two other GM’s and beat a 2361 FM. 

Sam Jukes gained 33 FIDE rating points finishing on 3/7.

Tim failed to gain any FIDE  rating points but finished with a creditable 4/7.

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