Metro Chess Club METROPOLITAN CHESS CLUB
(Established since 1959)



Club Lightning Tournament

Entrants are divided into groups of about 8-10 players so that the groups are of even strength. The groups then play off. The leaders in each group advance to the final. The final should have approximately 6-9 players.

Participants have 5 minutes each for their games. This event is currently held after the Metro Open.

Aggregate points are awarded for performance in-group play.


2020 Club Lightning Tournament


For this year the Club Lightning was held as a Swiss Tournament (9 rounds) using 3 minutes + 2 second increment time control.


1st Place:

Ihsan Ferozkohi

=2nd Place:

Leon Taylor & Craig Kinsman




Final Standings


 Pos Pts  ID  NAME                      | Rtg  PRtg Fed  
 -------------------------------------------------------
  1  8.0   1  Ferozkohi,Ihsan           | 2404 2228  WA 
  2  7.0   2  Taylor,Leon M             | 2103 2113  WA 
  3  7.0   3  Kinsman,Craig C           | 2090 2123  WA 
  4  6.0   4  Roza,Peter                | 1970 1964  WA 
  5  5.0   7  Falasca,Valerio           | 1800 1915  WA 
  6  5.0   5  O'Mahoney,Keegan          | 1946 1940  WA 
  7  5.0  11  Yeung,Evan                | 1681 1791  WA 
  8  4.0   6  Dunlop,Gordon             | 1950 1851  WA 
  9  4.0  10  McGregor,Mike             | 1711 1705  WA 
 10  4.0   9  Barry,David               | 1777 1668  WA 
 11  4.0  12  De Jong,Sjef              | 1688 1618  WA 
 12  4.0  18  Watkins,Lucian            | 1100 1637  WA 
 13  3.0   8  Deheer,Alex               | 1725 1571  WA 
 14  3.0  13  Lintern,Melvyn            | 1611 1520  WA 
 15  2.0  16  Moseley,Paul              | 1486 1401  WA 
 16  1.0  14  McLean,Doug               | 1515 1302  WA 


Cross Table


 Pos NAME                 Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9  
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  1  Ferozkohi,Ihsan      2404      WA  8.0 | +B10  -W8   +B7   +W13  +B2   +W3   +W4   +B6   +W5  
  2  Taylor,Leon M        2103      WA  7.0 | +W9   +B6   +W5   +B3   -W1   -B4   +W8   +B7   +W11 
  3  Kinsman,Craig C      2090      WA  7.0 | +B7   +W13  +B8   -W2   +B4   -B1   +W6   +W10  +B9  
  4  Roza,Peter           1970      WA  6.0 | +W11  -B5   +W9   +B6   -W3   +W2   -B1   +B8   +W12 
  5  Falasca,Valerio      1800      WA  5.0 | +B15  +W4   -B2   -W8   +B7   -B6   +W9   +W13  -B1  
  6  O'Mahoney,Keegan     1946      WA  5.0 | +B14  -W2   +B10  -W4   +B8   +W5   -B3   -W1   +B16 
  7  Yeung,Evan           1681      WA  5.0 | -W3   +B12  -W1   +B16  -W5   +B11  +B15  -W2   +B10 
  8  Dunlop,Gordon        1950      WA  4.0 | +W16  +B1   -W3   +B5   -W6   +B9   -B2   -W4   -B14 
  9  McGregor,Mike        1711      WA  4.0 | -B2   +W14  -B4   +W12  +B13  -W8   -B5   +W15  -W3  
 10  Barry,David          1777      WA  4.0 | -W1   +B16  -W6   -B11  +W15  +B14  +W12  -B3   -W7  
 11  De Jong,Sjef         1688      WA  4.0 | -B4   +W15  -B13  +W10  -B12  -W7   +B16  +W14  -B2  
 12  Watkins,Lucian       1100      WA  4.0 | -B13  -W7   +B14  -B9   +W11  +W15  -B10  +W16  -B4  
 13  Deheer,Alex          1725      WA  3.0 | +W12  -B3   +W11  -B1   -W9   +B16  -W14  -B5   -B15 
 14  Lintern,Melvyn       1611      WA  3.0 | -W6   -B9   -W12  -B15  +W16  -W10  +B13  -B11  +W8  
 15  Moseley,Paul         1486      WA  2.0 | -W5   -B11  -W16  +W14  -B10  -B12  -W7   -B9   +W13 
 16  McLean,Doug          1515      WA  1.0 | -B8   -W10  +B15  -W7   -B14  -W13  -W11  -B12  -W6  





Previous Winners

 1969  R. Lilly  1989  M. Partis  2009  L. Taylor
 1970    1990  F. Kos  2010  Y. Choong
 1971  R. Butcher  1991  R. Butcher  2011  I. Ferozkohi
 1972    1992  S. Fitzpatrick  2012  I. Ferozkohi
 1973  A. Pope  1993  R. Lilly  2013  L. Taylor
 1974  A. Stewart  1994  A. Robles  2014  Y. Choong
 1975  K. Cornish, A. Stewart & D. Wallwork  1995  H. Saroinsong  2015  Y. Choong
 1976  R. Di Renzo  1996  H. Saroinsong  2016  I. Ferozkohi
 1977  M. Partis  1997  A. Haasse  2017  I. Ferozkohi
 1978  M. Partis  1998  H. Saroinsong  2018  I. Ferozkohi
 1979  P. Trachsel  1999  L. Taylor  2019  T. Boyd
 1980  N. Khan & M. Segal  2000  A. Chin & A. Kuklinski  2020  I. Ferozkohi
 1981  D. McLean  2001  L. Taylor    
 1982  M. Partis & J. Simpson  2002  A. Haasse    
 1983  J. Simpson  2003  A. Haasse    
 1984  J. Simpson  2004  A. Haasse & L. Taylor    
 1985    2005  A. Haasse    
 1986    2006  A. Hardegen    
 1987    2007  A. Kuklinski    
 1988  R. Lilly  2008  M. Vlietstra