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4 August 2019

3Cs at the 2019 British Championship

Grandmaster Stephen Gordon finished 5th in the 2019 British Championships, scoring 6 points out of 9 while Fide Master Adam Ashton ended on 5 points having achieved a win and two draws during the competition against Grandmasters.

Allanah Ashton will be having her name added to the 3Cs' Roll of Honour at the club after winning the Girls' under-8s' British Championships at Torquay.

Everson Correa finished as runner-up in the under-100 section while Mitchell Burke was also among the prizes by achieving fourth place (out of 75) in the blitz event.

The photographs below show Stephen and Adam in action during the main British Championship event (Adam playing Mickey Adams, the eventual winner) as well as Alannah with her under-8s' trophy; Everson receiving his award from event organiser Kevin Staveley, and Mitchell playing in the blitz tournament against Grandmaster Keith Arkell who went on to win the competition.

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3 August 2019

Below is a list of the 3Cs' players who took part in the various competitions at the 2019 British Championships in Torquay.

British Championship - Stephen Gordon, Adam Ashton, Sarah Longson
AM Open - Mitchell Burke
FIDE under 2050 - Mitchell Burke
FIDE under 1900 - Kevin Ye
ECF under 100 - Everson Correa, Rebecca Correa
Under 11s - Ethan Gardiner, Rebecca Correa
Under 10s - Tim Ye
Under 9s - Alannah Ashton, Edward Correa
Under 8s - Alannah Ashton
Rapidplay - Kevin Ye
Blitz - Mitchell Burke, Kevin Ye

A "live" chess game at the 2018 British Championships in Hull with people being used as the various pieces on the board.