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Last day to enter online2019-11-14
Entries after 2019-11-08£3 late fee
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University of Central Lancashire - Harrington Refectory - November 15th to November 17th 2019

5-Round ECF rated swiss tournament and FIDE rated Open

If you want to enter at the last minute please text 07531248457 Entry Form| Web Site


SectionFIDE OpenMajor U170Minor U145Standard U120
Entry Fee£29£27£27£25
First Prize£300£200£200£180
Second Prize£180£120£120£100
Third Prize£90£70£70£60

ECF Pay to play fee

English players in the Open who are not Gold members of the English Chess Federation (ECF) pay an additional £11.00. None English Open players pay £1.50. Bronze members or none members in other sections pay £9.00. No fee for anyone else.


  • Entries received after Friday8th November 2019, if accepted, will require £3 late entry fee.
  • In all disputes the decision of the Congress Controllers is final.
  • No player may win more than one prize.
  • Addresses will be stored on a computer for sending out future congress entry forms and players grades will appear on the ECF web site.
  • Players without a current grading must indicate on the entry form their best previous results or any grading ever held.
  • All mobile phones / alarms must be turned off and not on your person during play.
  • Ungraded players are not eligible for grading prizes.
Note that if you request a bye in round 5 it will get zero points.