Events 2020

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP
This event is open only to exempted or qualified players
Saturday 18th July to Sunday 26th July
9 rounds – rounds 1-8 (Saturday 18th July – Saturday 25th July) begin each day at 2.30pm; round 9 (Sunday 26th July) begins at 10.00am

BRITISH SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS
65+ (born 1955 or earlier) | 50+ (born 1970 or earlier)
7 rounds – round 1-6 (Monday 20th July – Saturday 25th July) begin each day at 2.30pm; round 7 (Sunday 26th July) begins at 10.00am

BRITISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – 7 rounds
UNDER 16 (born 2004 or later) – Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am
UNDER 14 (born 2006 or later) – Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am
UNDER 12 (born 2008 or later) – Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am
UNDER 10 (born 2010 or later) – Saturday 25th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am

UNDER 11 (born 2009 or later) – 6 rounds
Thursday 23rd July AND Friday 24th July – 9.15am, 1.00pm and 4.45pm

UNDER 9 (born 2011 or later) – 6 rounds
Thursday 23rd July – 1.00pm, 3.30pm and 6.00pm
Friday 24th July – 9.15am, 11.45am and 2.30pm

UNDER 8 (born 2012 or later) – 6 rounds
Saturday 25th July – 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm and 5.30pm

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 (OPEN TO ALL PLAYERS)
Saturday 18th July to Sunday 25th July
9 rounds – rounds 1-8 (Saturday 18th July – Saturday 25th July) begin each day at 2.30pm; round 9 (Sunday 26th July) begins at 10.00am

WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS – 5 rounds
Friday 17th July 7.00pm, Saturday 18th July 9.15am
and 2.30pm, Sunday 19th July 9.15am and 2.30pm
Atkins Tournament – open to all players
Soanes Tournament – open to players under under ECF 150 / National 1825 (Jan 2020). Players who have a FIDE rating must ALSO be under 1825 on the FIDE May 2020 list
Yates Tournament – open to players under ECF 120 / National 1600 (January 2020 list)

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 rounds
5 DAY AM Open TournamentMonday 20th July – Friday 24th July 9.15am
Open to all players
5 DAY PM Open Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 2.30pm
Open to all players
Under 2050 Tournament – Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 2.30pm
Open to players under FIDE 2050  and under ECF 180 / National 2050
Under 1975 Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 2.30pm
Open to players under FIDE 1975 and under ECF 170 / National 1975
Under 1900 Tournament – Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 9.15am
Open to players under FIDE 1900 and under ECF 160 / National 1900
Under 1825 Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am
Open to players under FIDE 1825 and under ECF 150 / National 1825
Under 1750 Tournament – Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 2.30pm
Open to players under FIDE 1750 and under ECF 140 / National 1750
Under 130 Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 2.30pm
Open to players under ECF 130 / National 1675
Under 120 Tournament – Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 9.15am
Open to players under ECF 120 / National 1600
Under 110 Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 9.15am
Open to players under ECF 110 / National 1525
Under 100 Tournament – Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 2.30pm
Open to players under ECF 100 / National 1450
Seniors Rated Tournament – Monday 27th July – Friday 31st July 2.30pm
Open to players born 1970 or earlier and under ECF 150 and under FIDE 1825

RAPIDPLAY – ONE SECTION, 9 rounds FIDE-rated – Saturday 25th July
1.00pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm, 4.00pm, 4.45pm, 5.30pm, 6.15pm and 7.00pm

BLITZ – ONE SECTION, 11 rounds FIDE-rated – Sunday 26th July
Beginning at 3.00pm