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Sunday 25th June 2023

Cleethorpes Leisure Centre

6-Round Rapidplay congress - ECF rated Open Major and Minor

For further information, please download our Entry Form


SectionOpenMajor U1900Minor U1600
Entry Fee£20

(£29 Bronze/non ECF)

1st. Prize£200£150£150
2nd. Prize£120£100£100
3rd. Prize£80£60£60
Grading Prize1x£402x£403 x £40

Please note. Entries are only accepted when payment has been received, cash/cheque/bank transfer/online. Unrated players will be asked to give evidence of their playing strength or they may be moved to a higher section or withdrawn. Please enter early. A late payment fee becomes payable on June 18th.

Rate of Play

Each player will have 20 minutes plus a 10 second increment per move from move 1.

Time Table
Round 1: 10:00
Round 4: 14:00
Round 2: 11:15
Round 5: 15:15
Round 3: 12:30
Round 6: 16:30


Cleethorpes Leisure Centre Kingsway Cleethorpes DN35 0BY

The venue is only 10 minutes walk from the train station.

Light refreshments are available and there is on-site car parking.

Use DN35 0BY for sat-navs. From the A16 turn on to the A1098 signposted to Cleethorpes. Once you reach Kingsway after 2 miles the Leisure Centre is to the right. Parkingis available at the centre for a charge *We will issue parking permits on the day so you can claim back charges at the centre*


Refreshments will be available on site, players are encouraged to bring their own. No hot food may be brought into the venue.


The June ECF Rapidplay Rating List will be used to determine a player’s rating. For players who do not appear in the Rapidplay List, other lists may be used at the discretion of the organisers. Ungraded players must provide evidence for the organisers to assess their playing strength and any previous known grade must be declared.

Grading Information – It is a condition of entry that players agree to their grading information being published on the ECF website.


The organisers reserve the right to redistribute in whole or in part any prize won by a competitor who has won or shared a prize.


Ten minutes after the start of each round, new pairings may be made for each player whose opponent has not arrived and for any player otherwise having a full-point bye. Absent players will be defaulted after 10 minutes.

COVID Arrangements

  • If there are government restrictions at the time of the event, they will apply at the Rapidplay
  • Players must not attend if they have Covid symptoms and a full refund will be given
  • Players must not attend if they have tested positive for COVID in the last 7 days, or are required to self-isolate
  • Spectators, and players who have finished their game, are not allowed in the playing hall.