2006 British Championship

GM Jonathan Rowson has captured the 2006 Smith & Williamson British Chess Championships (93rd Championships of The British Isles)

The event is organized by the British Chess Federation. It took place from Sunday, August 6th to Saturday, August 19th at the University of Wales in Swansea.

Here are the top 5 finishers:

1 Rowson, Jonathan SCO g 2579 8½

2 Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan GEO m 2427 8

3-6 Gormally, Daniel ENG g 2513 7½
3-6 Hebden, Mark ENG g 2532 7½
3-6 Jones, Gawain ENG m 2416 7½
3-6 Parker, Jonathan ENG g 2509 7½

Anya Corke (co-champion of the 2005 SP National Invitational for Girls) finished with an even score (5.5 points) in this prestigious event.

Congrats to Jonathan, Ketevan and Anya!

Here are the final standings.
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