Daniel Shek wins the Northumbria Major!

Congratulations to Daniel Shek – one of Crowthorne Chess Club’s junior members – who has won the Major section of the Northumbria Masters Congress.

The Congress was a nine round tournament held (over the board) over the recent Bank Holiday weekend (26th-30th August) with the Major section being open to players with a rating less than 1750.

Daniel won outright with 7 points out of nine, a half-point ahead of second and third places, with a performance rating of 1826 – over 100 points ahead of his current rating.

Full results can be found at the Chess Results Server