Rapid No 1
23 players showed up for the 1st Rapid Play tournament of the year, a good turnout so early in the season.
Harrison Harrison won undefeated with 5.5/6, conceding a draw to Kevin Perrin in the last round. Patrick
Cook scored 5/6, losing to Harrison in round 5, while Kevin Perrin finished with 4.5/6. Ruari Coffey,
Justin Goodison, and Sean Macak ended on 4.
Throughout the year there are three Rapid Play tournaments, each player starting with 25 minutes plus a 10 second increment per move. Each tournament is six rounds held over two weeks. This is an unrated event which encourages players to experiment and take more chances, often leading to exciting and unexpected outcomes.