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Husband and wife clinch top titles in the Bermuda Chess Championship 2018

Mark Flanagan triumphed in Bermuda Chess Championships 2018, clinching the title Bermuda

Chess Champion 2018, with a score of 6/7 points. The tournament included 18 players and took

place over 7 weeks.

Runners up were Moses Mufandaedza and Sergey Goncharov, on 5.5 and 5 respectively.

Mark's wife, Yasmin Flanagan, won the title of Bermuda Women’s Chess Champion 2018,

having scored 3/7 points. She finished ahead of Olga Goncharova and Martina Smith.

Bermuda Chess Association is growing in number of players and a number of tournaments are

held every year, at the club's regular playing venue, in the basement of the Bermuda Housing Corporation on Reid Street. Games take place on Tuesdays 7.15.

The club is also preparing two teams for the upcoming Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. For the first time in Bermudian history an all female team with play alongside the Open team.

Anyone wishing to join the BCA, interested in sponsoring the Olympiad teams or wanting more info, are encouraged to write to, visit or call

spokesperson Sami Lill on 505 3833.

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