20th Hampstead: U2200 19-20 July, Final Results and Prizes

Results are here...

1st= Haribalu, V 4/5£50.00
1st= Madynski, Pawel 4/5£50.00
1st= Bamber, Elaine 4/5£50.00
1st= Bonafont, Philip 4/5£50.00
1st= Atako, Chino 4/5£50.00
1st= Lees, Fraser 4/5£50.00
Rating 1: U1844 Miu,Marinel 4/5£80.00
Rating 2: U1648 Nayak, Raghav 3/5£80.00

Game of the Day

All of the games will appear here courtesy of Tim Dickinson!

Game of the day at ‪#‎HampsteadU2200‬ so far: Black missed mate in 5, then white missed mate... result - draw!

[Event "20th Hampstead Congress: U2200"]
[Site "London, England"]
[Date "2014.07.19"]...

[Round "1"]
[White "Olutola, Taiwo"]
[Black "Richards, John"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "1538"]
[BlackElo "1809"]
[PlyCount "106"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. c4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Be2 c5 6. O-O cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8. Ne5 d6 9. Qa4+ Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Bf4 O-O 12. Nc3 a6 13. Rfd1 Qc7 14. Rac1 Rfd8 15. Qc2 Rac8 16. Rd3 Nf6 17. Rh3 g6 18. b3 e5 19. dxe5 dxe5 20. Bg5 Rd4 21. Be3 Rd7 22. Na4 Bc5 23. Nxc5 bxc5 24. Bg5 Ne4 25. Be3 f5 26. Rd1 Rcd8 27. Rxd7 Rxd7 28. Bc1 Qa5 29. Kf1 Nd2+ 30. Kg1 Ne4 31. Kf1 Qd8 32. a3 f4 33. b4 Ng5 34. Rb3 Be4 35. Qc3 Rd4 36. f3 Bf5 37. bxc5 h5 38. c6 Qc7 39. Rb7 Qxc6 40. Rb8+ Kh7 41. Qb4 Qf6 42. Qb7+ Rd7 43. Qb4 Kh6 44. Rb6 Ne6 45. c5 Qh4 46. Kg1 Rd4 47. Qa5 Nxc5 48. Qxc5 Qe1+ 49. Bf1 Bd3 50. Qf8+ Kg5 51. Qe7+ Kh6 52. Qf8+ Kg5 53. Qe7+ Kh6 1/2-1/2


Pairings and Results for the 20th Hampstead Congress: U2200, 19-20 July 2014

This weekend is the 20th Hampstead Congress.
If you are a book collector, please note that we WILL be having a bookstall on Saturday and Sunday!
20th Hampstead, 19-20 July - pairings and results

Thanks to all of you who played last time, the 2014 Hampstead Summer Festival (HSF) has officially raised over £20,000 in funds for Age Concern Camden and Keats Community Library!  Thanks to everyone who puts so much into the event, those who play in the tournaments and especially to yElena Went for organising an art exhibition and donating to the cause. 

Adam Raoof, Organiser of Hampstead chess tournaments and co-organiser of the Hampstead Summer Festival

Hampstead 5-6 July, Final Results and Prizes

Thanks to yElena Went, who you already know as one half of the dynamic duo who provide the lovely food and drink at Hampstead and Golders Green Rapidplay.  She's also a talented artist!  yElena organised an exhibition of her art at Henderson Court and her work had a steady stream of admirers all weekend!

The final results for this weekend's tournament are below. Book prizes courtesy of chessclublive!  This weekend's tournament was part of the Hampstead Summer Festival and we raised over £20,000 for Age Concern Camden!

19th Hampstead, 5-6 July - FINAL results

1st: V Haribalu 5/5£200.00
2nd: David Millward 4.5/5£100.00
Rating 1: Albert Yiamakis 3.5/5£80.00
Rating 1 2nd: Sacha Brozel 3.0/5 (book prizes)
Rating 2: 1st Taiwo Olutola 3/5£80.00
Rating 2 - 2nd: Atreya Mandnikar and Pranay Chauhan 2.5/5 (book prizes)

International Master Lorin d'Costa takes on all-comers at the Hampstead Summer Festival chess café!

Save £10 on your next Hampstead Congress

Our next tournaments are being held on 5-6 July (as part of the Hampstead Summer Festival) and then on 19-20 JulyIf your name does not appear below then contact me.

19th Hampstead, 5-6 July - list of players entered.

20th Hampstead, 19-20 July - list of players entered.

Both events are, as usual, open to any players rated Under 2200 or ECF 190 if they have no standard international rating.

You can actually save £10 by entering both tournaments, but if you just want to play this coming weekend then choose one event at the PayPal checkout, and pay the usual entry fee - and if you decide to play in the second July event I will still give you the discount!

Final Results for Hampstead, 21-22 June 2014

Prize Winners

1st: Erik Ronka (FIN) 4.5/5 winning £200
=2nd: Tom Villiers, Philip Bonafont, N Jyothilal, Valentin Gaudeau and Jonathan Landau winning £20 each
Rating Prizes to Albert Yiamakis and Syed Zarrar Ali of £80.00 

Book Prize Winners - thanks to www.facebook.com/ChessClubLive

Hudson - Balouka Myers R4 1-0
Karia - Jamieson R3 0-1
Krzyzanowski - Carter R2 1-0
Anilkumar - Syed R4 1-0
Giles - Xu 1-0 R4 1-0 
Shallice - Mkpadi R4 0-1 

Here are the FINAL results

Don't forget that if you enter both events in July and pay online then you can save £10.00!

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Final Crosstable and Prize Winners, Hampstead Under 2200, 12-13 April

The final crosstable for the tournament is here.  50 players took part in what was a very competitive event.  Our next tournament is in June, but we are taking entries!  Well done to all the prize winners.

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  1. Ali Jaunooby   (4.5) - £200
  2. Dignam, Villiers, Rogers, V. Gaudeau, Farzaliyev, Kalavannan   (4) - £17.00 each

  8. Prior, Bonafont, Sagues, Ilett, Wolfgang Jekel
(£80 rating prize)    (3.5)
 13. Landau, Millward, Barasi, Parry, Brozel, Ivanov, Jain, Anbukumar, Rishul Karia (£80 rating prize)   (3)
 22. Modica, Zhou, Jina, Pepe, Samadov   (2.5)
 27. Meikle-Briggs, Pride, Carter, Davies, Ungaro, Mitchell, Gladstone, Cadart, Ivanov, Hung, Gribben, R. Balouka Myers, Ratnesan, A. Gaudeau   (2)
 41. G. Balouka Myers, K. Karia, Jina   (1.5)
 44. Atako, Pattni, Rubandhas, Johnson   (1)
 48. Nair, D. Karia, Rabain   (0.5)
 51. Larios   (0)

Tim Rogers, Vincent Gaudeau, Kanan Farzaliyev and Tom Villiers

Final Crosstable and Prize Winners, 8-9 March

The final crosstable for the Hampstead tournament is here.  Congratulations to Ali Jaunooby for winning the event with 5/5 and winning the top prize of £200.00!  Stephen Prior and Jonathan Landau came second with 4/5 and won £50.00 each.  Rating Prizes of £80.00 were won by Ieysaa Bin-Suhayl (ENG) with 3/5 and Chris Gribben (NZL), with 2.5/5.  Thanks to Andrulla for the following picture of Ali (on the right) in action against Paul Barasi (left).

Final Results of the 15th Hampstead Congress, 15-16 February 2014

Here are the final results.

Congratulations to Ali Jaunooby, Ben Keohane, Dave Cork and Claudio Oliveri who won the prizes!

Hampstead 15-16 February 2014

London Hampstead Underground Station
London Hampstead Underground Station (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Our 15th FIDE rated tournament at the Henderson Court Resource Centre is this weekend and the entries are officially CLOSED. If you want to add your name to the waiting list please email me.

Our venue is easy to get to - the simplest route is to exit the undergroud station at Hampstead (Northern Line) and walk down Heath Street past Tesco Metro (on the opposite side of the road) until you get to the junction with Prince Arthur Road - then you'll see the venue on your left!
English: Heath Street, Hampstead. This is the ...
English: Heath Street, Hampstead. This is the centre of Hampstead, just off the High Street (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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