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Richard Does It Again

Author: Glyn Sinnett, 06/04/13

Richard S Jones

Nidum's IM Richard S Jones is the 2013 Welsh chess champion.

Richard won the title outright with 6.5/7 to claim his sixth title.   He was followed by Tim Kett on 6/7, while Carl Strugnell and David Sands shared third on 5/7.   Other West Wales scores were Bill Hewitt (4/7) and Alan Young and Nicholas Evans (3/7).

In the Major/Open, Ian Thompson won with 6.5/7 followed by Andrew Bird.    David Buttell of White Knights and Olufemi Adebajo shared third on 5-7.   Other West Wales scores were Gareth Harley-Yeo and David Guy 4.5/7, Vaness Reid 4/7, Adam May and Malcolm Probert 3.5/7 Peter Bevan 3/5 and James Evans 2/7.

The Henry Golding Individual Championship Trophy

In the Minor Championship, Mike Servini won with 6/7, followed by Scott Hammett with 5.5/7 and Mohammed Binesmael with 5/7.

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