Autumn tournament was the Peter Price memorial, dedicated to
the late Peter Price, who was a greatly valued member of our
was held at the Legacy Hotel, Chesterfield, 13-15 November 2009.
33 Players competed in the 2008 International Autumn Tournament.
20 in the Open and 13 in the minor.
again, the event was held at the conveniently situated Legacy
open was won jointly between Graham Lilley, Tyson Mordue and
Chris Ross, the latter taking the Ted Williams Shield on tie-break.
minor produced a clear winner with Phil Smith a clear point
ahead with 5/5.
Price Memorial trophies were awarded to the top three players
for them to keep. The players were ranked in tie-break order.
here to download the games from the top boards.
Graham Lilley, Tyson Mordue and Chris Ross (winning trophy on
Colin Chambers (grading prize A) 3.5/5.
Les Whittle (Grading Prize B), Richard Murphy (Grading Prize
C), Tristram Cole, Steve Burnell and Ernie McElroy 3/5.
Bill Armstrong, Alec Crombie and Eamonn Casey 2.5/5.
Stephen Brown (Grading Prize D), Norman Wragg, John Gallagher
and Hans Cohn 2/5.
Sean Loftus and Phil Gordon 1.5/5.
Mark Kirkham 0.5/5.
Phil Smith 5/5.
George Phillips 4/5.
Mark Hague (grading prize A), Voldi Gailans and Jim Cuthbert
Gary Wickett (Grading prize A2), Geoff Patching, Thomas Keneally
and Dorothy Hodges (all sharing grading prize B) 2.5/5.
Lea Ryan (Grading Prize C) and John Osborne 2/5.
Richard Harrington 1.5/5.
Danny Scarrott 1/5.
of the prizes and trophies were presented by Peter Price's dear
friend, Juliet Reeve, who provided many of the Peter Price Memorial
trophies and made a very generous contribution to the prize
arbiters for this event were Gerry Walsh and Julie Leonard.
thanks go to the hotel, the organiser Stephen Burnell and to
all the sighted assistants during the weekend.