2018 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

2018 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

The Second Annual (2018) Keith Richardson Memorial Chess Tournament was held on Saturday 7th July at Camberley Chess Club.

Despite other national sporting activity that day, attendance was well into double figures and many thrilling chess games ensued.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS

First Place: Ken Norman

Camberley Club Champion: Alfredo Barquin

U150 Award: Ian Searle

Junior Award: Daniel Shek

The Top Ten results were as follows:

Position Name Grade Score
1 Norman, Kenneth I 194 5.5/6
2 Barquin, Alfredo 131 4.5/6
3 Williams, Tony 156 4.0/6
4 Sloane, Paul 182 3.0/4
5 Davis, Tim 169 3.0/6
6 Searle, Ian 115 2.5/6
7 Shek, Daniel 116 2.5/6
8 Birch, Professor Gordon 102 1.5/5
9 Sayer, Ivan 87 1.5/6
10 Upham, John 134 1.0/2

A total of £100 was collected from the sale of Keith’s chess books and donations. This will be forwarded to his favourite charity.

Sincere thanks are due to Ken Coates (tournament director), John Upham (main organiser and photographer), Christine Coates (set up) and everyone else who helped to prepare this event in the memory of an esteemed chess colleague.

Photos from the day can be viewed here https://johnupham.smugmug.com/Chess/2018-Keith-Richardson-Memorial-Tournament/

Special thanks to the Reverend Richard Lane for his permission to use the Frimley Road Baptist Church Hall for this event.