Events 2017

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP
This event is open only to exempted or qualified players.
Saturday 29th July to Sunday 6th August
9 rounds – rounds 1-8 (Saturday 29th July – Saturday 5th August) begin each day at 2.30pm, round 9 (Sunday 6th Aug) begins 10.00am

BRITISH SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS – 7 rounds, starting 2.30pm daily
65+  (born 1952 or earlier) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August
50+  (Born 1967 or earlier) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August

BRITISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – 7 rounds
UNDER 16 (born 2001 or later) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August 9.15am
UNDER 14 (2003 or later) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August 9.15am
UNDER 12 (2005 or later) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August 9.15am
UNDER 10 (2007 or later) – Sunday 30th July – Saturday 5th August 9.15 am

UNDER 11 (2006 or later) – 7 rounds
Friday 28th July AND Saturday 29th July – 9.15am, 1 pm, 4.45pm
Sunday 30th July – 9.15am  

UNDER 9 (2008 or later) – 6 rounds
Friday 28th July – 2.30pm, 5.00pm
Saturday 29th July – 9.15am, 11.45am, 2.30pm, 5.00pm

UNDER 8 (2009 or later) (6 rounds)
Sunday 30th July – 10.30am, 12 noon, 1.30pm, 3.00pm, 4.30pm, 6.00pm
Entrants to BOTH the U8 and U9 Championships before 21st July may deduct £10 from their total entry fee. Please note this means if you’ve entered BOTH events, not just one or the other …

MAJOR OPEN – OPEN TO ALL PLAYERS
Saturday 29th July to Sunday 6th August
9 rounds – rounds 1-8 (Saturday 29th July – Saturday 5th Aug) begin each day 2.30pm
Round 9 (Sunday 6th August) begins 10.00am

WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS – 5 rounds
Friday 28th July 7.00pm, Saturday 29th July 9:15am and 2.30pm,
Sunday 30th July 9.15am and 2.30pm
Atkins Tournament – open to all players
Soanes Tournament – open to players under FIDE 1825 or if no FIDE Grade ECF below 150
Yates Tournament – open to players under ECF 120/1600 (January 2017 list)
Players may ask to play in a higher section if they so wish. Players may request a ½ point bye in any of first four rounds. Round One byes must be claimed on the entry form. Inform your section’s Arbiter of any bye to be taken in later rounds.

WEEKDAY TOURNAMENTS – 5 rounds
5 DAY AM Open Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 9.15am
Under 180/2050 Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 2.30pm
Under 160/1900 Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 9.15am
Under 140/1750 Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 2.30pm
Under 120/1600 Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 9.15am
Under 100/1450 Tournament – Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August 2.30pm

RAPIDPLAY – ONE SECTION,  9 rounds, FIDE-rated
Saturday 5th August – 1.00pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm, 4.00pm, 4.45pm, 5.30pm, 6.15pm, 7.00pm

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Rates of Play
40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by 30 minutes to
finish the game, with an increment of 30 seconds
per move from move one
British Championship
Senior Championships
Major Open
All moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds
per move added from move one.
Graded Tournaments –
U180, U160, U140, U120, U100
Junior Championships –
U16, U14, U12, U10
Morning Open
Weekenders – Atkins, Soanes, Yates
All moves in 75 minutes with 10 seconds
per move added from move 1.
Junior Championships U11
All moves in 50 minutes with 10 seconds
per move added from move one.
Junior Championships U9
All moves in 20 minutes with 10 seconds
per move added from move one.
Junior Championships U8
All moves in 10 minutes with 5 seconds
per move added from move one.
Rapidplay
British Championship Play-off
Should the Championship be tied, a play-off will determine the title. The play-off will be held on Saturday 6th August. The regulaions can be found on the website prior to the Championships. In the event of any other tournament being ied, the itle and any prize money will be shared.