A blitz event for members and friends was held on Sept. 18. As shown in the photo below it was a busy night with the entrants filling the club room to capacity
The Senior section winner was Luca Varriale a strong chess player with a rating of 2200 who was visiting from Italy. He is shown holding his prize on the right in the following picture with runner-up Mark Collins in the middle and blitz organiser Rory on the left.
The Junior section was won by new member Darren McLean, playing in his first competition in the club and shown below proudly holding his prize.