Events, Fees & Prizes

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP
This event is open only to exempted or qualified players, and takes place at the Hull venue
Saturday 2nd October to Sunday 10th October
9 rounds – Rounds 1-7 (Saturday 2nd October – Friday 8th October) begin each day at 2.30pm; Rounds 8 & 9 (Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th October) begins at 10.00am
Entry fees
GM, IM, WGM, WIM – before 24/09 free; 24/09 and later £50
FM, WFM – before 24/09 £50; 24/09 and later £60
All others – before 24/09 £60; 24/09 and later £70
Prizes
1st £2000; 2nd £1000; 3rd £600; 4th £400; 5th £200; 6th £100; Performance Prizes £250 and £120; Alexander Best Game Prize £100

The play-off will be held on Sunday 10th October. The regulations can be found on this website prior to the Championships. In the event of any other tournament being tied, the title and any prize money will be shared. Please note that the organisers reserve the right to change the prize fund.

BRITISH WOMENS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Thursday 14th October to Sunday 17th October at the Hull venue
7 rounds – Round 1 (Thursday 14th October) 4.00pm; Rounds 2-7 (Friday 15th October to Sunday 17th October) at 10.00am and 4.00pm
Entry fees
WGM, WIM – before 24/09 free; 24/09 and later £50
All others – before 24/09 £50; 24/09 and later £60
Prizes
1st £600; 2nd £200; 3rd £100; Performance Prize £50

BRITISH SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
65+ (born 1956 or earlier) | 50+ (born 1971 or earlier)
Monday 4th October to Sunday 10th October at the Milton Keynes venue
7 rounds – Rounds 1-6 (Monday 4th October – Saturday 9th October) begin each day at 2.30pm; Round 7 (Sunday 10th October) begins at 10.00am
Entry fees
GM, IM, WGM, WIM – before 24/09 free, 24/09 and later £50.00
All others – before 24/09 £50; 24/09 and later £60.00
Prizes
1st: £240; 2nd: £120; 3rd: £60; Performance Prize £30

BRITISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Saturday 2nd October to Sunday 3rd October at the Milton Keynes venue
Under 12 – Under 18
5 rounds – Saturday 2nd October 10.00am, 1.30pm, 5.00pm; Sunday 3rd October 10.00am, 1.30pm
Under 8 – Under 10
7 rounds – Saturday 2nd October: 10.00am, 12.30pm, 3.00pm, 5.30pm; Sunday 3rd October 10.00am, 12.30pm, 3.00pm
Ages – UNDER 18 (born 2003 or later); UNDER 16 (born 2005 or later); UNDER 14 (born 2007 or later); UNDER 12 (born 2009 or later); UNDER 10 (born 2011 or later); UNDER 8 (born 2013 or later)
Entry fees
Before 24/09 £25; 24/09 and later £35.00
Prizes
1st, 2nd and 3rd – Trophies; Performance Prize – Trophy

Rates of play

British Open Championships & British Seniors Championships – 40 moves in 90 minutes and the remaining moves in 30 minutes, with 30 seconds increment per move from move one
British Women’s Championships – all moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds per move from move one
Junior Championships Under 18, 16, 14, 12 – all moves in 80 minutes with 10 seconds per move added from move one
Junior Championships Under 10, 8 – all moves in 50 minutes with 10 seconds per move added from move one

Performance prizes
Performance prizes cannot be won by a player winning one of the other prizes.