IM Gary Lane is off to a good start in the British. He beat 2209-rated Martin Burrows in round one and will face GM Peter Wells in round 2. It was a good quick win for the Australian in the first round.
British Championship 2009
Lane, Gary W
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 Be7 7. Re1 f5 8. dxe5 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. Bxc6 dxc6 11. Nb3 Qe8 12. Nxc5 Bxc5 13. Bf4 h6 14. h4 Be6 15. Qe2 Qg6 16. c4 Rad8 17. Rad1 Rxd1 18. Rxd1 Qg4 19. g3 g5 20. Be3 Bxc4 21. Qc2 Bxe3 22. Nh2 Qxg3+ 23. Kh1 Qxh4 24. fxe3 Bd5+ 0-1
Also winning his first game is GM Gawain Jones. The friendly English grandmaster has been relaxing around Malaysia and Thailand recently that he should be in good shape!