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Tomasz Sygnowski wins 2011 New Year congress
The 15th Dudley Quality Inn congress run by Spectrum Chess was attended by over 60. West Bromwich player Tomasz was winner in the Premier tournament with 5 points from 5 games. Dean Hartley and Brendan O'Gorman shared the Major Tournament prize with 4 points. William Egan won the Minor with 4½ from 5. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Fourteenth Dudley Congress 30-31 January 2010
Dominic Bennett was winner in the Premier with 4 from 5. Dudley League player Phil Bull (West Bromwich) won the Major with 4½, and Alan Fraser won the Minor with 4 points. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Thirteenth Dudley Congress 24-26 January 2009
The Major was won by Tom Robinson (Redditch) on 4 points; the Minor by Shailesh Jobanputra on 4 points; and John Gibbs won the Challengers on 5 points. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Twelth Dudley Congress 26-27 January 2008
Richard Bryant, Dean Hartley, and Stephen Pride were first in the Major on 4 points with hihest loacl player being Moin Uddin (West Bromwich) on 3. Peter Loach (Boldmere St Michael's) won the Minor on 4 points, and Harinder Dhesi (King Edward's Sch, Birmingham) the Challengers on 4½. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Eleventh Dudley Congress 27-28 January 2007
Tyson Mordue shared the Open prize with James Sherwin on 4 points. Top local player was Alan Crombleholm (Bushbury) on 3 points. Helge Hjort, Derek Jarvis, Andrew Price, Geoffrey Thomas and Darren Whitmore (Walsall Kipping) on 3½ shared the Major, Barry Kocan won the Minor with 4½ points and Kevin Marshall the Challengers on 5 points. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Tenth Dudley Congress 23-24 September 2006
Ali Gholam stormed the Open with 5 points from 5 games. See full results at Spectrum Chess.
Most promising junior in the league
4 Apr 2003. Adrian Somerfield received the John Raybould trophy
Dudley League players in Bremen
Easter 2003. Julie Wilson, Eric Horwill, Simon Smith and Bob Carrier played in the 27th Sports Exchange in Bremen.
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