Two Bury St Edmunds club members entered the Major Open. John Peters came equal 4th on 6½/11, with a +70 rating performance. Jon Collins scored 4½ points.
The seven-round Seniors Over 50 section was won by Manningtree's Andy Lewis, unbeaten on 6½ points. Andy was top seed, but nevertheless his performance was exceptional.
Other scores were:
Seniors Over 65: John Feavyour (Saxmundham & Bury St Edmunds) 3/7
Seniors Over 65 u150: Vivian Woodward (Sudbury) 2½/5
Under 180: John Peters 3½/5; Jon Collins 3/5
Week 1 AM Open: Rob Sanders (Sudbury) 2/5
Week 2 AM Open: Jon Collins 3/5
Rapidplay Open: John Peters and Jon Collins both scored 4½/11
Blitz: Justin Tan 8/11 (5th=)
Under 9: Rowan Kent (Woodbridge School) 3½/6
Under 8: Rowan Kent 3/6
Rowan was the only Suffolk junior to participate, but at just seven years old, he has a bright future ahead of him.