The Northumbria Masters, held at Novotel Newcastle Airport from 23-27 August, attracted well over 100 entries. The winner of the Masters event, with 7½ points out of 9, was the Dutch Grandmaster Roeland Pruijssers.
Final push for the Northumbria Masters. Tim Wall reports that there are already 84 entries for the three main events, and he would like to raise the number to over 100.
A qualifiying tournament for the 2019 UK Open Blitz Championships, one of eight such events being held around the country, is to be held in Newcastle on Saturday 7th September. Details can found on the ECF website.