Events 2019

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP
This event is open only to exempted or qualified players
Saturday 27th July to Sunday 4th August – 9 rounds
Rounds 1-8 (Saturday 27th July – Saturday 3rd August) begin each day at 2.30pm; Round 9 (Sunday 4th Aug) begins at 10.00am
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 SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS
65+ (born 1954 or earlier) | 50+ (born 1969 or earlier)
7 rounds – round 1-6 (Monday 29th July – Saturday 3rd August) begin each day at 2.30pm; Round 7 (Sunday 4th August) begins at 10.00am
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 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
UNDER 16 (born 2003 or later) Sunday 28th July – Saturday 3rd August 9.15am
UNDER 14 (born 2005 or later) Sunday 28th July – Saturday 3rd August 9.15am
UNDER 12 (born 2007 or later) Sunday 28th July – Saturday 3rd August 9.15am
UNDER 10 (born 2009 or later) Sunday 28th July – Saturday 3rd August 9.15 am
7 rounds – all moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds per move added from move one

UNDER 11 (born 2008 or later)
Friday 26th July AND Saturday 27th July – 9.15am, 1.00pm and 4.45pm
6 rounds – all moves in 75 minutes with 10 seconds per move added from move one

UNDER 9 (born 2010 or later)
Friday 26th July – 12.30pm, 3.00pm and 5.30pm
Saturday 27th July – 9.15am, 11.45am and 2.30pm
6 rounds – all moves in 50 minutes with 10 seconds per move added from move one

UNDER 8 (born 2011 or later)
Sunday 28th July – 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm and 5.30pm
6 rounds – all moves in 20 minutes with 10 seconds per move added from move one

Entrants to BOTH the U8 and U9 Championships before 20th 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
Saturday 27th July to Sunday 4th August – open to all players
9 rounds, rounds 1-8 (Saturday 27th July – Saturday 3rd Aug) begin each day at 2.30pm; round 9 (Sunday 4th August) begins at 10.00am
40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by 30 minutes to finish the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move from move one

WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS
Friday 26th July 7.00pm, Saturday 27th July 9.15am and 2.30pm, Sunday 28th July 9.15am and 2.30pm
Atkins Tournament – open to all players
Soanes Tournament – open to players under FIDE 1825, or if no FIDE rating, under ECF 150 / National 1825
Yates Tournament – open to players under ECF 120 / National 1600 (January 2019 list)
5 rounds – all moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds per move added from move one
Please note – 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 DAY AM Open Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 9.15am
Open to all players
Under 2050 Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 2.30pm
Open to players under FIDE 2050 or, if no FIDE rating, under ECF 180 / National 2050
Under 1900 Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 9.15am
Open to players under FIDE 1900 or, if no FIDE rating, under ECF 160 / National 1900
Under 1750 Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 2.30pm
Open to players under FIDE 1750 or, if no FIDE rating, under ECF 140 / National 1750
Under 120 Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 9.15am
Open to players under ECF 120 / National 1600 (January 2019 list)
Under 100 Tournament – Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August 2.30pm
Open to players under ECF 100 / National 1450 (January 2019 list)
5 rounds – all moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds per move added from move one

RAPIDPLAY
ONE SECTION, 9 rounds FIDE-rated – Saturday 3rd August
1.00pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm, 4.00pm, 4.45pm, 5.30pm, 6.15pm and 7.00pm
August 2019 FIDE rapidplay ratings will be used for this event
All moves in 10 minutes with 5 seconds per move added from move one

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