St Albans Congress

Amongst the 225 players entered for the St Albans Chess Congress last weekend were seven from Suffolk – all juniors and all from the Bury Knights.

Alan and Adam John played in the Intermediate (u141) section, whilst their 7-year old sister Amy played in the Minor (u121) section.   She beat a 98-graded player in the first round!

The other Bury Knights were the Martin family – Ralph, Toby and 8-year old Tia, as well as Tom Roy.

None of the results were spectacular (Ralph and Tom scored 50%), but it was excellent experience for these enthusiastic youngsters, ably supported by their parents who drove them from Bury to St Albans – twice.

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