Norfolk Rapidplay Congress

The annual Norfolk Rapidplay Congress took place last Sunday at the Gas Club in Norwich.

This event is divided into three sections: Championship, Challengers (u140) and u100.   The total entry was 42, an improvement of five from last year.

The winner of the Championship was IM Alan Merry, who won all six games.   In equal second place on 4½ points were David Spence and Stephen Orton.   The only other Suffolk player in this 17-player section was Jon Collins, who scored 2½ points.

There were 16 entrants in the Challengers section, where the only Suffolk player, Rory Goldsmith, finished equal 4th on 3½ points.

There were no Suffolk entrants in the u100 section, where only nine played.

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