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Herts Congress round-up

The 61st Hertfordshire Congress took place last weekend at the County Hall in Hertford.   There were 108 entrants across four graded sections.   Ten members from Suffolk-based clubs competed.   The following tables show current (Jan 2013) grade, points scored (out of 5), and grading performance.   Eligibility for the graded sections was based on the July 2012 grades.   An asterisk after the score indicates that it includes a full-point bye.

Open

Name Grade Club(s) Points Performance
Chris Davison 177 Cambridge City / Bury St Edmunds 213
Shaun Munson 206 Ipswich / Bury St Edmunds 3 207
Ian Wallis 174 Ipswich / Bury St Edmunds 188
Adam Taylor 187 Manningtree 2 177

Challengers (u175)

Name Grade Club(s) Points Performance
Stephen Pride 153 Cambridge City / Bury St Edmunds 3 179
Silas Peck 154 Ipswich 2* 134
Philip Hutchings 160 Manningtree / Clacton 2* 128

Major (u150)

Name Grade Club(s) Points Performance
Rob Kelly 143 Manningtree 3 153

Minor (u120)

Name Grade Club(s) Points Performance
Steve Peck e100 Ipswich 3 95
David Wood 19 Bury St Edmunds 1* 9

Of the above, only Chris Davison achieved any prize money.  As runner-up in the Open section, he won £88, which included the u180 grading prize.

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