This is a friendly rapidplay chess tournament with each game lasting 30mins. Any one can enter. You do not need a rating to enter, but let me know if you have one or your level of play if you do not have one so that I can put you in the right group.
PROGRAM of PLAY:
Registration : 9:45am-10:15am
Group Stages: 10:15am-1:00pm
Lunch : 1:00pm-1:30pm (order food about 30 min before 1pm)
Quarter Finals: 1:30pm-2:00pm
Semi Finals : 2:00pm-2:30pm
Finals : 2:30pm-3:00pm
Prizes : 3:00pm-3:15pm
RATE OF PLAY: all moves in 30 minutes. Each player has 15 minutes. We do not have any clocks so, if any one has a chess clock please bring it in. If you have a smart phone you could also download an chess clock app which will do fine.
ENTRY FEE: £15, just RSVP and pay £15 on the day.
TOTAL PRIZE FUND: Is dependent on the number of entry (at least £100 guaranteed).
LATE ARRIVAL AND RE-PAIRING. Players who arrive more than 10 minutes late will be deemed to have lost their game by default.
Players present without an opponent can expect to be re-paired ten minutes after the tournament has started.
CATERING for the event will be provided by the Columbian Cafe. A variety of hot and cold food will be available.
ENVIRONMENT: Please keep the area clean and do not make too much noise.
FREE PARKING in the area on Saturday, but always check the signs.
QUESTION? Please call the Organizer Amir on 07411162238.