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1st Ginger GM VIP Blitz Tournament
Saturday 18th of November 2017 | Crypt Gallery, Dukes Road Entrance, Euston, London NW1 2BA

An invitation only event hosted by Ginger GM with sponsorship from Capital Bridging Finance Solutions Ltd, Venture Business Centre, 16 Crosby Road North, Waterloo, Liverpool, L22 0NY.

Thank you for coming!

We are tentatively regarding the event as a success - if only because we didn’t get arrested.

What happened?

We're not 100% sure, but the media below might give you a rough idea. We'll add to this as and when content becomes available.

External links:

GM Simon Williams blog post (>
Lennart Ootes photos (> facebook)
Results of the actual chess games: John Saunders (> Flickr)


  • 1st: GM David Howell - £1000
  • 2nd: World Championship Quarter Semi-Finalist GM Jon Speelman - £500
  • 4th: IM Lawrence Trent - £250
  • Best Fancy Dress: David Spence - £250

Watch: Crypt Blitz Walk-through

Watch: Ginger GM Crypt Blitz

Watch: Checkmate!

Watch: Vlog #19: GingerGM Crypt Blitz

Watch: DJ video

Watch: The GingerGM Crypt Blitz - My SnapChat Story / Vlog

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