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Results 2023/24 - Speed Chess Grand Prix

This competition runs from May to August with nine events of 'five', 'ten' or 'fifteen' minute games. Points are awarded for the top four places (20, 12, 8 and 4 respectively) and one point for taking part. The player with the highest points total at the end of all nine events holds the Speed Chess Grand Prix trophy for one year. The results of the 'ten' and 'fifteen' minute games are sent for ECF rapidplay rating at the end of each month.

An incremental time control is in operation. For 'five' minute games the time control is three minutes plus three seconds per move, for 'ten' minute games the time control is six minutes plus five seconds per move and for 'fifteen' minute games the time control is ten minutes plus five seconds per move.

Grand Prix Standings

E V E N T
PosPlayer123456789Total
1Ovidiu Chindea2020202080
2Howard Grist1211225
3Joshua Davis813820
4Stephen L Wedlock312419
5Nick J Lacey121114
6David Ruppert83112
7Michael J Saunders13318
=8Joshua Emdon11114
=8Dennis B Paul134
=10Mark Clancy33
=10Lana Hurrell1113
=10David J King33
=10Colin M Newton33
=10Matthew H Shaw33
=15James I Courtenay112
=15Ben Middleton112
=15Melvin R Pool112
=18Matt P Bellman11
=18Liam Bird11
=18Taylor R Duke11
=18Douglas D Smallbone11
=18Tom Webster11
=18Fred R Whitefield11
=18Christopher Wray11

Event 1 - 03/05/24 - 5 Minutes

Player12345678910111213TotalGP
1Ovidiu ChindeaX01111111111111   20
2Howard Grist1X101½111111110½12
3Joshua Davis00X111½1111118
4David J King010X0101111118   3
5Stephen L Wedlock0001X011111118   3
6Dennis B Paul0½001X10111111
7Melvin R Pool00½100X1111111
8Michael J Saunders0000010X111116   1
9Joshua Emdon00000000X11114   1
10James I Courtenay000000000X1113   1
11Douglas D Smallbone0000000000X112   1
12Tom Webster00000000000X11   1
13Lana Hurrell000000000000X0   1

Event 2 - 17/05/24 - 10 Minutes

PlayerRating12345678910TotalPerfGP
1Ovidiu Chindea1766X1111½1111203820
2Nick J Lacey15310X101111117   179312
3David Ruppert161600X1101½1116578
4Colin M Newton1823010X0110115   16433
5Michael J Saunders18410001X011115   16453
6Taylor R Duke1649½0101X001115811
7Joshua Davis1602000001X1114   15321
8Joshua Emdon118800½1010X0114361
9Melvin R Poole153200000001X12   13531
10Lana Hurrelle1098000000000X0   6561

Event 3 - 31/05/24 - 15 Minutes

PlayerRating12345TotalPerfGP
1Ovidiu Chindea1766w15+b8+w9+b3=w6+203420
2Stephen L Wedlock1994b4=b5-w14+w12+b3+178012
3Dennis B Paul1746bye=w10+b5+w1=w2-3   18153
4Joshua Davis1602w2=w12+b7-w10+b5=3   17173
5Mark Clancye1589bye=w2+w3-b7+w4=3   18793
6David Ruppert1616w7-b15+w8+b9+b1-3   17693
7Matthew H Shaw1806b6+b9-w4+w5-b14+3   16993
8Michael J Saunders1841b10+w1-b6-w14+b9+3   17203
9Fred R Whitefield1762b11+w7+b1-w6-w8-2   16081
10Nick J Lacey1531w8-b3-w11+b4-b15+2   14651
11Joshua Emdon1188w9-b14-b10-w15+b12+2   13861
12Christopher Wraye1303bye=b4-w15+b2-w11-12561
13Howard Grist1984w14+1   23921
14Ben Middletone1566b13-w11+b2-b8-w7-1   15101
15Matt P Bellmane1309b1-w6-b12-b11-w10-0   6681

Event 4 - 14/06/24 - 5 Minutes

Player123456789101112TotalGP
1Ovidiu ChindeaX1111111111111   20
2Howard Grist0X111111½11112
3Joshua Davis00X1111111119   8
4Stephen L Wedlock000X111111118   4
5Ben Middleton0000X11111117   1
6Nick J Lacey00000X1111116   1
7Joshua Emdon000000X111115   1
8David Ruppert0000000X11114   1
9James I Courtenay0½000000X1111
10Michael J Saunders000000000X112   1
11Lana Hurrell0000000000X11   1
12Liam Bird00000000000X0   1

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