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CREWE CHESS CONGRESS

Fri. 25th - Sunday 27th Sept. 2020

Ibis Styles Hotel, Emperor Way, Crewe, CW1 6BD

Full disabled access

Free parking register your car at reception on arrival

5 Round graded Swiss tournament, Open Section FIDE rated

Sections

Section OpenMajor U165Inter U135Minor U105
Entry Fee £32
(£39.50 Bronze/non ECF)
£32
(£39.50 Bronze/non ECF)
£32
(£39.50 Bronze/non ECF)
£32
(£39.50 Bronze/non ECF)
First Prize £150£150£150£150
Second Prize £90 £90 £90 £90
Third Prize £40 £40 £40 £40
Grading Prize £30 £30 £30 £30
Timings: 110 minutes plus 10 second increment per move

Round 1: Fri. 7.00 pm.
Round 5 Sun: 13:30
Round 2 Sat: 09:30
Round 3 Sat: 13:30
Round 4 Sun: 09.30

Chief Arbiter and Tournament Director: Matthew Carr

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For postal entries, please download our Entry Form

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer use the following account:

Account Name: Crewe Chess Congresses,

Acc. Number: 39443568, Sort Code: 309626

Contact details: Email - crewecongress@gmail.com or Call Les 07841375198, for cancellations, very late notifications and any difficulty with on-line entry.

Refreshments

Light refreshments at chess players rates, and bar facilities are available from the bar at all times.

Management request

Only food and drink purchased from the hotel can be consumed on the premises.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

  • Entries received after y Thurs. 24th Sept. 2020, if accepted, will require £5 late entry fee.
  • Eligibility for grade-restricted sections is determined by the latest published ECF grading list.
  • All sections are ECF graded and the Open is FIDE-rated. The following priority is used for section allocation and seeding.
  • ECF standard Play Grade
  • Latest FIDE Rating (converted using the formula: (FIDE – 700) / 7.5)
  • Other Rating Assigned by the Organiser
  • Players without a current grade of any type must provide full information about all results and any grading previously held.
  • Ungraded players are not eligible for a grading prize.
  • A player qualifying for two prizes receives only the higher of the two prizes.
  • Prize money is subject to change depending on number of entrants.
  • Except in the Open, ungraded players win only half of a first prize.
  • In the event of a tie for grading prize, the prize is awarded to the lowest graded player
  • Swiss manager dictates the pairings in all rounds and they are not changed to suit individual preferences.
  • BY ENTERING, PLAYERS AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT OF ANY DISPUTE, THE ARBITER’S DECISION IS FINAL.

    Note for your diary: The next Rapidplay congress is planned for 16th May 2021 at the same welcoming venue.

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