GM Jones remains 1/2 pt ahead after 5 rounds at British Chess Championship
Standings after 5 rounds (top 30)
Full chess standings:
The 2018 British Chess Championship is an 9-round Swiss chess tournament taking place at Hull City Hall, Hull, England from 28 July to 5 August.
In case of a tie for first, a rapid and blitz chess playoff will take place. The top chess prize is £10,000, with £1,000 for the British Women's Chess Champion. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 chess moves then 30 minutes to the end, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
This chess event is open only to exempted or qualiﬁed chess players
Saturday 28th July to Sunday 5th August
9 rounds of chess – rounds 1-8 (Saturday 28th July – Saturday 4th August) begin each day at 2:30 pm; round 9 (Sunday 5th Aug) begins at 10:00 am