Rising star Kyan in the news

The fantastic season of Kyan Bui has hit the local press.

The East London & West Essex Guardian, Wanstead & Woodford news and the Ilford Recorder have both run the story. Kyan also is a candidate for the Young Citizen Award for the borough for his achievements in chess.

Kyan’s achievements this season:

Winner David Wood Memorial Trophy – 32½/49 (standard play games);
Winner John Philpott Trophy – 20½/27 (Rapid games);
Awarded the Titmas Trophy for the greatest improvement in playing strength on the season;
Grading Performance:
Standard games – 151 from 57 games off a starting grade of 127;
Rapid games – 154 from 27 games off a starting grade of 128.

Kyan also recorded an aggregate score of 8½/11 (77%) for Essex in the County Championships at a grading performance of 158, finishing second in the County aggregate table (131 players).

Links:

East London & West Essex Guardian, Wanstead & Woodford news

Ilford Recorder

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