The format was a knockout tournament starting with 14 players across S2-S6. The draw was random and with no seeding, producing some very tough first round matches and a couple of early exits for very strong players who suffered from the luck of the draw. The tournament clocks were used, making the pressure even more intense!
Calum Brown and Matt Penman battled through to face each other in the final – with Calum emerging as the 2016 Marr College Chess Champion.
Calum will be presented with his Championship trophy during the Celebrating Success Week in August.
We thank Troon Chess Club immensely for organising the tournament and providing the resources – including the Championship trophy.
Chess Club is every Friday lunchtime in STB 19 – all are welcome, even if you have never played chess before!