Another roundup post - Wellington Chess Club players who got prizes at the various events that took place in Palmerston North earlier this month.
1. New Zealand Open - Russell Dive is joint NZ Champion for 2018, along with Alphaeus Ang, Congratulations both!
2. Major Open - Ryan Winter came 3rd equal on 6½ out of 9. Fabian Day, Caleb He and Paul He all won rating prizes.
3. New Zealand Rapid - Layla Timergazi and Ryan Winter came 2nd= in the under 18 category, Paul He won the under 10 category. Caleb He came joint 1st in the under 1700 rating category
4. New Zealand Blitz - Anthony Ker is joint 2018 NZ champion, along with Hans Gao and Ralph Hart.
Caleb He came joint first in the under 1500 category.
|Layla Timergazi and Ryan Winter|
|Caleb He in foreground, with Sol Ross, Tawan Sunathvanichkul (from Thailand) and Simon Lyall|