The 64th Hertfordshire Congress took place over the weekend, with six Suffolk players included amongst the 135 entrants.
The best result was by Graham Moore, who came joint third in the Open with 3½ points out of five and a 207 grading performance. The Open was won by the only titled player, IM Richard Bates.
Other Suffolk players did not fare so well. They included (section and score in brackets) Silas Peck (Open – 1); Colin Roberts (Challengers – 1½); Alex Sheerin – (Challengers 1 out of 3); Steve Peck (Minor – 1½); David Wood (Minor – 1).
Former Suffolk player 11-year old Anita Somton was unbeaten in the Challengers on three points and a grading performance of 170.