English GM Richard Hall Silver Medallist at ICCF 25th World CC Final

The English GM Richard Hall has finished one point behind GM Fabio Finocchiraro from Italy, who scored 10 / 16, to finish in Silver Medal position in the 25th World Correspondence Chess Final. This is the best performance of any English player at the World Championships. He has also qualified for another Final so has another chance of becoming World Champion. He will receive his medal at the  ICCF Congress in Poland in July 2013.

Another English player, GM Dr Ian Brookes, scored a credible 9th position in the same Final.

You can view all the games and the tournament crosstable here: –

http://www.iccf-webchess.com/EventCrossTable.aspx?id=19811

Here is one of the games: –

John Rhodes