Manningtree’s Adam Taylor scored 5½/9 at the Hastings Masters which finished on Friday. His rating performance was 2485, which means he achieves his first International Master norm! Adam’s rating will increase by 52 points, to 2294.
The Suffolk website is now back in action. There will be frequent (but not daily) reports between now and the end of February. There will be a lull during much of March as I will be on holiday then, but back before Easter.
One more thing – I have obtained a large number of brand-new DGT 2010 digital clocks from the ECF. They cost me just £21.00 each and I am able to sell them at that same price. If any club or individual would like to purchase some, please let me know before they all go.