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The Wey Valley, Surrey New Year and Surrey County U11/U9 Team Selection Chess Championships

Therfield School, Dilston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, - Sunday 23 January 2022

5-Round ECF rated Swiss tournament

Web Site: Chess-Results and Pairings


Entry Fee£23 (£32 Bronze/ non ECF)£23 (£32 Bronze/ non ECF)£23 (£32 Bronze/ non ECF)
First Prize£100£100 and Foster-Yeow CupTrophy
Second PrizeRosetteRosetteRosette
Third PrizeRosetteRosetteRosette

ECF Pay to play fee:

Bronze or none members of the English Chess Federation (ECF) pay an additional £9.


  • Entries received after Thursday 20 January 2022, if accepted, will require additional £5 late entry fee.
  • Entries received after 18:00 Saturday 22 January 2022, if accepted, will require additional £10 'On the day fee'.


  • In all sections players will be paired using Swiss-Manager. Pairings will be posted at and at the venue. No discussion will be entered into concerning the pairings.
  • All boards in all sections will play using digital clocks at a rate of 30 minutes and 10 second increments.
  • Nobody gets knocked out and players are expected to play all five rounds.
  • If a player needs to leave early, please inform the controllers prior to leaving or upon your arrival if possible.


  • The December ECF Rapidplay Rating List will be used to determine a player's rating. For players who do not appear in the Rapidly List, other lists may be used at the discretion of the organisers. Unrated players must provide evidence for the organisers to assess their playing strength and any previous known rating must be declared (players who have never been rated do not need to).
  • Rating Information - It is a condition of entry that players agree to their rating information being published on the ECF website.

    Other Information

  • No player may win more than one prize. In both the U15 and U12 sections prize money will be shared in the event of a tie for first place. In the U12 section, The Foster-Yeow Cup and title will go to the highest scoring player eligible to play for Wey Valley, Surrey in EPSCA events and will be held for one year. If there is a tie for the Foster-Yeow cup between eligible players then they will be split according to tie break.
  • It is a condition of entry that all players in all sections must record their games. If you are unable to record then there is a great video on how to here.
  • Contact details will be stored on a computer for sending out details of future events organised by
  • Free Parking at the school.
  • All mobile phones / alarms must be turned off and not on your person during play.
  • A player may withdraw at any point up to close of early bird entry, Thursday 20th January subject to a £7 administration fee. Withdrawal subsequent to this date forfeits the full entry fee.
  • Refreshments, we hope a burger van to be available - hot and cold drinks, burgers, bacon rolls, hot dogs, etc., but this is to be confirmed.
  • A day or two before the event we will email all entrants players details and other useful information, please check your child's details are correct and let us know of any errors or emissions.
  • More information is available on our website,, please see link either at the top or bottom of this page.
  • In all disputes the decision of the arbiter is final.
More information about this event can be found at our website: More information about EPSCA and the Wey Valley, Surrey Chess Teams can be found on our website here: EPSCA and the Wey Valley, Surrey Teams and here: Wey Valley Web Site More information about the English Chess Federation (ECF) including how to join (juniors who have not previously been an ECF member, get their first year free) can be found here: ECF Web Site