Thomson's 11th Club Championship had 86 participants from the 102 members who signed up in 2017. We started 10am and were able to complete before 6pm, thanks to no major disputes from our players who showed good sportsmanship and knowledge of the rules in general.
The Juniors Section was keenly contested with 48 entries. There were no withdrawals right from the start.Many came from the West. The results are generated from SwissPerfect which is not compatible with chess-results so I am uploading it here.
We had 40 participants in the Seniors section. Top place was Alex Chan with 6.5 pts followed by Wayne Luay with 5.5 and Leong Sher Hern on 5.
10 prizes were awarded, with the Champion Samuel Ho taking first draw followed by Alex Chan, then 2nd Place Satvik Kapoor and Wayne Luay. 6 prizes were given to the Seniors and 10 to the Juniors who all returned with some good books. 1 special prize was awarded to the tail-ender in the Juniors section for displaying perseverance in finishing the tournament and recording every game!
The Club certainly hopes that we'll see more of our new members and urge them to come by regularly Fridays from 730pm till 10 to practice and spar with other members.