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Qualifier Name / Section


Under 8


From 4 Qualifiers

13 Missed out Tie -break count for Supremo

Scott Waring


Grappenhall Chess Club /  St Wilfrid’s CE

A 1st trip to the GigaFinals.


Under 9


From 8 Q

31 Supremo

George Cloake


Grappenhall Chess Club  / Hartford C P

Supremo once again!


Callum da Silva


Grappenhall Chess Club / Witton Church Walk CP   A 1st trip to the GigaFinals

Under  10


From 13Q


Marcus Atherton


Grappenhall Chess Club / Broomfields CP

Last year’s Supremo.

70 Supremo

Joshua Oxley

5 ½

Grappenhall Chess Club /Altrincham Prep

A double with Sam!

Under 11



Missed out Tie -break for Supremo

Andrew Bucknell 5 ½

Ex GCC Moved this year & Qualified easily via Telford  MegaFinal.  See you at Sheffield!


Under 12


From 10 Q

201 Supremo

Sam Cloake

5 ½ /6

Grappenhall Chess Club / The County H S Leftwich.

Missed out on Supremo last year on tie break count, no slip up this year!


Michael Christie

4 / 6

St Gregory’s CHS / Grappenhall Chess Club

A dark horse for the Giga’s.


Daniel Briggs

4 / 6

Grappenhall Chess Club /Altricham GS

A 1st trip to the GigaFinals follows a good year.

Await Result

Tom Bruen  via


Leicester MegaFinal

Favourite to qualify.


Under 13 Boys

From  9 Q


Tim Hirst

4 ½

Grappenhall Chess Club / Manchester Grammar  Last year went all the way to the last 32 in London in August!



Philip Morrell


The Grange Hartford  ex member

Looking for a double with Simon in U 18 section..

256 Supremo

Sam Oxley


Grappenhall Chess Club / Manchester Grammar

 A first success with a perfect score.!



David Bucknell

5 ½

Via Telford MegaFinal  Moved this year but keeping up his chess with Andrew.b  See you at Sheffield!


Under 18


Only 1 Q

324 Supremo


Simon Morrell

4 ½

The Grange  Hartford ex GCC member

A regular Supremo for 7 years!

In addition to the above 15 Grappenhall players, there were 3 other Warrington qualifiers: Daniel Roughley of St Gregory’s U 15 Supremo, Luke Holden St Gregory’s U 12 with 4/6 & Mary Fortune of Padgate PS 4/6 for the Under 11 Girls.

Wonderful doubles for Sam & Joshua Oxley & for George & Sam Cloake.  Splendid also for ex members David & Andrew Bucknell & Philip & Simon Morrell.  Last year’s Supremo’s Marcus Atherton & Tim Hirst are still in contention.


George Davison.