Entry fees & prizes 2017

Entry fees

Event   Entry fee before 23rd June 2017 Entry fee on 23rd June 2017 or later
British Championship GM, IM, WGM, WIM Free £50
FM/WFM £75  £125
2150 and above
Untitled
£150 £200
2000 – 2149
inclusive
£200 £250
Under 2000 £300 £350
Major Open GM, IM, WGM, WIM Free Free
FM/WFM £50 £100
Others £100 £150
Over 50 / Over 65 Championships   £60 £80
Weekday Tournaments
Morning Open
U180, U160, U140, U120, U100
  £45 £55
Under 16 – Under 10 Championships   £45 £55
Under 9 Championship   £35 £45
Under 8 Championship   £25 £35
5 Day Tournament AM   £45 £55
Event Entry fee before
22nd July 2017
Entry fee on/after
22nd July 2017
Weekend Tournaments
Atkins, Soanes, Yates
£30 £40
Rapidplay £30 £40

Prizes

 Event Prizes
British Championship 1st £10000*; 2nd £5000; 3rd £2500; 4th £1500; 5th £1000; 6th £1000; 7th £500; 8th £500
British Womens Championship
1st £1000; 2nd £500; 3rd £250
Under 21 1st £1000; 2nd £500; 3rd £250; 4th £250
50+ Special Prizes 1st £1000; 2nd £500
Alexander Best Game Prize £100
Rating Prizes 2451-2550 1st £2000; 2nd £1000; 3rd £500; 2351-2450 1st £2000; 2nd £1000; 3rd £500; 2201-2350 £250; 2051-2200 £250
* incl. £1500 English Champion prize
Major Open 1st £750; 2nd £400 3rd £250; 4th £100
Performance Rated Prize(s) to be announced at the Championships
Over 50 / Over 65 Championships 1st £400; 2nd £200; 3rd £100
Weekday Tournaments
Morning Open
U180, U160, U140, U120, U100
1st £240; 2nd £120; 3rd £60
Under 16 – Under 10 Championships 1st £240; 2nd £120; 3rd £60
Under 9 Championship 1st £200;  2nd £100; 3rd £50
Under 8 Championship 1st £100;  2nd £60;  3rd £30
5 Day Tournament AM 1st £240;  2nd £120; 3rd £60
Weekend Tournaments
Atkins, Soanes, Yates
1st £200;  2nd £100; 3rd £50
Grading Prize(s) to be announced
Rapidplay 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50
Rating Prizes – 2000 – 1751 (inclusive) £50; 1750 – 1501 (inclusive) £50; 1500 – 1251 (inclusive) £50; 1250 – 1001 (inclusive) £50

Additional Prizes

Best game prize in junior sections (U16 – U10) – £50

Neil Carr Fellowship Prize
This prize is a one-year scholarship for 2018 for the ECF Chess Academy International Programme. The prize is awarded to the highest eligible player in the Under 10 Championship. Tie Break and eligibility rules will be found on the British Championships website prior to the Championships