The first quarter tournament of 2016 enjoyed a field of 12 players, a big increase from the six of 2015. Andrew Davies won group 1, and Tinus Cloete won group 2.
1st place: Andrew Davies 3d (3 wins)
2nd place: Andre Connell 3d, Sam Scott 3d, Chris Welsh 2d (2 wins)
5th place: Ben Bredenkamp 2k, Marc Loon 5k, Peet Brits 6k (1 win)
8th place: Gordon Wells 6k
1st place: Tinus Cloete 13k (3 wins)
2nd place: Michael Rapson 9k, Elizabeth Meyer 15k, Chris Goosen 17k (1 win)
There were some rank changes after these results:
Tinus Cloete, promoted to 11k
Elizabeth Meyer, promoted to 14k
Chris Goosen, promoted to 16k
Unfortunately, Michael Rapson was demoted to 10k after having to play some up and coming players at difficult handicaps.