The final round of the 2007 SA Closed championships took place this past weekend from the 21’st to 23’rd of September at the Westdene Recreation Centre in Johannesburg. There were four players seeded through to the finals due to performance in the 2006 event, namely Victor Chow, Ben Gale, Cheng Lai, and Konrad Scheffler. They were joined by Julius Paulu, Welile Gogotshe, Andrew Davies, and Paul Edwards to make up the 8-man field.
Victory went to the strongest rated player in the field – Victor Chow, 7dan.
The final results were as follows:
1st – Victor Chow on 7 wins from 7
2nd – Ben Gale with 5/7
3rd – Julius Paulu with 4/7
4th – Cheng Lai with 4/7
5th – Konrad Scheffler with 3/7
6th – Welile Gogotshe with 3/7
7th – Paul Edwards with 1/7
8th – Andrew Davies with 1/7
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