Fees and Prizes 2019

Event   Entry before 30/6/19 Entry 30/6/19
and after
Prizes
British Championship
Please note – the organisers reserve the right to change the prize fund for the Championship only
GM, IM, WGM, WIM Free £75.00

1st £5000; 2nd £2500
3rd £1500; 4th £1000
5th £1000; 6th £750
British Women’s Championship
1st £1000; 2nd £500
English Champion
£1500
Under 21
1st £500; 2nd £250
Alexander Best Game Prize
£100
Rating Prizes
2201-2350 £300
2051-2200 £300
2050 and under £200

FM, WFM £80.00 £100.00
2150 and above untitled £150.00 £225.00
2000 – 2149 inclusive £200.00 £275.00
Under 2000 £300.00 £375.00
Major Open GM, IM, WGM, WIM Free Free 1st £750; 2nd £400; 3rd £250
Performance Rated Prize(s) to be announced at the Championships
FM, WFM £50.00 £125.00
Others £100.00 £175.00
Weekday Tournaments
Morning Open
U2050, U1900, U1750,
U120, U100
  £50.00 £70.00 1st £240; 2nd £160;
3rd £80; 4th £50
Over 50 / Over 65   £60.00 £80.00 1st £400; 2nd £200; 3rd £100
U16 – U10 Championships   £50.00 £70.00 1st £240; 2nd £120; 3rd £60
U9 Championship   £35.00 £50.00 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50
U8 Championship   £25.00 £40.00 1st £100; 2nd £60; 3rd £30

 

Event Entry before 14/7/19 Entry fee 14/7/19 and after Prizes
Weekend Tournaments – Atkins, Soanes and Yates £35.00 £50.00 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50
Grading Prize(s) to be announced
Rapidplay £30.00 £40.00 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50
Rating Prizes
To be announced

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

Junior Championships
The highest placed boy and highest placed girl in each section will receive a trophy. In the event of a tie all players involved in the tie will be awarded a trophy

English Junior Champions
In each Junior Championship the highest placed English qualified player will be awarded the English Junior Championship for that age group. Where there is a tie for 1st place, the following tie-breaks will be used –
(1) Direct Encounter (2) Median-Buchholz (3) Buchholz Cut 1 (4) Buchholz
To qualify for the English Championship prize players must be FIDE-registered to ENG, or be willing to be in the case of the non-rated tournaments (e.g. the Under 8, 9 and 11)

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

Neil Carr Fellowship Prize *
This prize is a one-year scholarship for 2020 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

Best performance by a Welsh player will be awarded the Roy Clues Trophy *

* Both these prizes will be decided by members of a committee

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