Rapid No 1
26 players participated in the 1st Rapid Play tournament of the year, a good turnout.
Simon scored 6 of 6, a point ahead of Bas, who was a point ahead of the next four players all on 4 points.
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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.