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3rd CREWE RAPIDPLAY

Sunday 17th May 2020

Ibis Styles Hotel, Emperor Way, Crewe, CW1 6BD

Full disabled access

Free parking register your car at reception on arrival

7-Round FIDE rated Swiss tournament

Sections

Section OpenMajor U165Inter U135Minor U105
Entry Fee £22
(£31 Bronze/non ECF)
£22
(£31 Bronze/non ECF)
£22
(£31 Bronze/non ECF)
£22
(£31 Bronze/non ECF)
First Prize £150£150£150£150
Second Prize £90 £90 £90 £90
Third Prize £40 £40 £40 £40
Grading Prize £30 £30 £30 £30
Timings: 20 minutes plus 10 second increment per move

Round 1: 09:30
Round 5: 15:10
Round 2: 10:50
Round 6: 16:30
Round 3: 12:10
Round 7: 17:50
Round 4: 13.50

Chief Arbiter and Tournament Director: Matthew Carr

Visit our website Crewe Chess Club

For postal entries, please download our Entry Form

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer use the following account:

Account Name: Crewe Chess Congresses,

Acc. Number: 39443568, Sort Code: 309626

Contact details: Email - crewecongress@gmail.com Call Les 07841375198, for cancellations, very late notifications and any difficulty with on-line entry.

Refreshments

Light refreshments at chess players rates, and bar facilities are available from the bar at all times.

Management request

Only food and drink purchased from the hotel can be consumed on the premises.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

  • Entries received after Sat. 16th May 2020, if accepted, will require £5 late entry fee.
  • Eligibility for grade-restricted sections is determined by the latest published ECF RapidPlay grading list.
  • All sections are ECF graded and FIDE-rated. The following priority is used for section allocation and seeding.
  • ECF RapidPlay Grade
  • Latest FIDE RapidPlay Rating (converted using the formula: (FIDE – 700) / 7.5)
  • ECF Standard Play Grade
  • Other Rating Assigned by the Organiser
  • Players without a current grade of any type must provide full information about all results and any grading previously held.
  • Ungraded players are not eligible for a grading prize.
  • A player qualifying for two prizes receives only the higher of the two prizes.
  • Prize money is subject to change depending on number of entrants.
  • Except in the Open, ungraded players win only half of a first prize.
  • In the event of a tie for grading prize, the prize is awarded to the lowest graded player
  • Swiss manager dictates the pairings in all rounds and they are not changed to suit individual preferences.
  • BY ENTERING, PLAYERS AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT OF ANY DISPUTE, THE ARBITER’S DECISION IS FINAL.

    Note for your diary: The next Standard play congress is planned for 25th September 2020 at the same welcoming venue.

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