Past Winners - St Albans Congress

The winners of the Congress in each year since 1998 are shown below.

*The Open was introduced in 2001, replacing the Premier which had been grade restricted.

Year Open* Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
2018 IM Richard Bates Paul Colburn,
Dave Cordner,
Finlo Rohrer,
Jeff Tomy
Tobias Baumann David Short Michael Pope
2017 IM Richard Tozer Paul Kelly Jon Barnes Aaravamudhan Balaji Ian Emerik Leko
2016 IM Richard Bates Philip Bonafont Vladimir Bovtramovics Stephen Chadaway Nadia Jaufarally
2015 GM Alexander Cherniaev Paul Kelly John Cawston,
William Phillips,
Leo Sanitt
Rob Parsons Marek Piedel
2014 IM Richard Bates Helge Hjort,
Peter Lane,
Shane McCabe
Michael Botteley Samir Vora Douglas Forbes,
Sanjay Kumar
2013 GM Alexander Cherniaev Peter Ackley,
Joseph Levene
Russell Goodfellow Jackson Wen,
William Lindsay
David Summerland,
Michael Whitworth,
Richard Dulley
2012 IM Richard Tozer Richard Bryant Richard Wombwell Peter Nickals Lee Bullock
Paul Georghiou Joseph Levene Charlie Nettleton Douglas Bramley
Charles Marsh Steve Crockett
2011 IM Augustin Madan Tim Rogers Joseph Levene Yasmin Giles Cosima Keen
GM Alexander Cherniaev Rajan Ganger Akito Oyama John Kelly
2010 Felix Ynojosa James Foster Russell Goodfellow Ken Groce Peter Baker
2009 Odion Aikhoje Julian Shepley Jimmy Jiang Jamie Adcock Andrew Marsh
GM Alexander Cherniaev
2008 Odion Aikhoje Martin Cutmore Anthony Kelly John Bradley Richard Brammer
Tarun Malhotra
2007 Lorin D'Costa Francis Chin Nigel Holroyd Alan Merry Greg Breed
Caius Turner
2006 IM Andrew Greet Donny Muter Chino Atako Barry Sandercock Terry Barnell
Dennis Wright Patrick Fitzgerald
2005 GM Petr Kiriakov Terry Turner Dean Hartley David Brady Barrie Saunders
Gary Smith
Nicholas White
2004 Lawrence Trent Andrew Horton-Kitchlew Paul Carlucci Adrian Lawrence Charles Davie
2003 IM Alexander Cherniaev Anthony Fulton Jean-Baptiste Jugand Robert Clegg Similan Anandajeyarajah
Jinwoo Song Jia Shen Lee
David Smith Alan Trent
John Wright David Cairncross
2002 Paul Georghiou Terry Bean Eric Key Steve Smith James Luck
2001 GM Bogdan Lalic Michael Smart Chris Kreuzer Sabrina Chevannes Rod Burroughs
Julien Shepley Alan Trent
Adeoye Dasaolu Douglas Bramley
Brian Sutton Ian Leighton
2000 Branko Bogdanovic Benjamin Morgan Karl Forman Anthony Duncan John McKeon
Ben Savage
Charles Tipplestone
1999 Paul Georghiou Andrew Horton-Kitchlew Charles Bullock Jonathan Somekh Philip Chapman
Richard Mycroft
1998 Philip Potopaev Nick de Peyer Lara Osiyemi Peter Gill John Dawson
Peter Tart David Waltham Derek Hanson