Birmingham & District Chess League.

23rd Rapid-Play Tournament

Four Sections for Max Rating
Open, 170, 140, 110

Sunday 15th October 2017
at
Quinborne Community Centre, Ridgacre Rd, Birmingham B32 2TW

 

Print Entry Form (PDF Format)(WORD Format)   or   Enter Online  

There will be seven rounds and play will commence at 10.30am. Each player has 15 mins + 10 seconds per completed move.

List of Entries

 

The event will be organised in the following sections: -

 Open (All players)

Major (max grade 170)

Intermediate (max grade 140)

Minor (max grade 110)

Entry fees are:

Open 16.50, Other Sections 13.50, all players.

Entrants who are not ECF Silver member or above must pay a surcharge of 7.50.

To become an ECF Silver member, to entitle yourself to the 7.50 membership discount, please click here

Entries on the day (subject to organiser's discretion) required to pay a late fee of 10.

 

Prize money:

 FIDE Open: 1st 200, 2nd 100, 3rd: 50; Grading 25

Other sections: 1st 120, 2nd 60, 3rd: 30.

 

Playing Schedule

Round 1 10:30 am
Round 2 11.40 am
Round 3 12:50 pm
Round 4 2.00 pm
Round 5 3.10 pm
Round 6 4.20 pm
Round 7 5.30 pm

 

All sections will be ECF graded and FIDE-rated. The following priority will be used for section eligibility:

(1) August 2017 ECF Rapidplay Grade

(2) October 2017 FIDE Rapidplay Rating (converted using the formula: (FIDE 700) / 7.5)

(3) August 2017 ECF Standardplay Grade

(4) Other Rating Assigned by the Organiser

 

 

Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to:
BIRMINGHAM & DISTRICT CHESS LEAGUE.

Entries should be sent to:

B.D.C.L Rapid Play.
Alex Holowczak

48 St. Brades Close, Oldbury, Worcestershire, B69 1NX

email : rapidplay@birminghamchess.org.uk

Hot & cold refreshments will be available during the event. Smoking is not permitted on the premises. Birmingham A-Z ref: Page 87 1G. Free parking on site.

Equipment will be provided by the English Chess Federation.

Cross tables for each section will be published here...

Open - http://chess-results.com/tnr307899.aspx

 Major - http://chess-results.com/tnr307900.aspx

 Inter - http://chess-results.com/tnr307901.aspx

 Minor - http://chess-results.com/tnr307902.aspx

Prize list

Visit the Archives section to see a list of previous winners