5th Mike Closs Memorial Tournament
The fifth tournament in this successful series took place at Marsh Towers today.
The format was a quadruple all-play-all tournament of Blitz chess (five minutes on each clock). Julian Allinson was out to defend his title and (former champion) David Baillie, Dave Edmunds and Ian Elcoate were all trying to stop him.
Dave E. 3/6
David B. 2/6
|The chess players chose to watch a chess DVD during the interval|
Dave E. 7/12
David B. 3.5/12
|The champion - for the fourth time in five years!|
|Second: Dave was delighted with his silver coins|
1st Memorial Tournament
2nd Memorial Tournament
3rd Memorial Tournament
4th Memorial Tournament
The 6th Mike Closs Memorial Tournament will be held some time in 2015.