SOLIHULL CHESS CLUB 1st RAPID PLAY

CHESS 960 TOURNAMENT

www.solihullchess.org

(Entry Form is at the bottom of this page)

Sunday 2nd December 2018

To be held at

Solihull School  

Warwick Road, Solihull

West Midlands B91 2DJ

Welcome –  4 sections :

OPEN

MAJOR   under  180 ECF grade

INTERMEDIATE   under  145 ECF grade

MINOR   under 110 ECF grade

The tournament  will be limited to 160 players

TIMETABLE  SCHEDULE – 5  ROUNDS – SWISS  EACH SECTION

9 am  –  9.30am             Registration

9.30am                           Seated for Welcomes/Introductions

9.45am                           Clocks Start  – Round 1

11.30am                         Start Round 2

1.15pm – 1.35pm         Short refreshment break

1.35pm                           Start Round 3

3.20pm                           Start Round 4

5.05pm                           Start Round  5

6.30pm                           Prize giving and finish

Each round is  30 minutes play for all moves with 10 seconds increments. Players may enter into any section of their choice.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

1   In any dispute the controllers/arbiters decision is final.

2   Prizes in the Major, Intermediate and Minor sections  is only open to players with an ECF published rapid or standard grade from the July/August  2018 list. Chess history required for consideration of any ungraded player wishing to play in the tournament.

3  A players rapid play grade will be first grade used.

4  Tournament is subject  to FIDE LAWS OF CHESS Appendices  F which relates specifically to Chess 960 rules.

5  Results will not be forwarded for grading purposes.

6  With the exception of the ECF – no personal information on the entry form will be exchanged with third parties.

ENTRY FEE AND PRIZES

Entrance fee of £15 for all persons.

(Late entries  received after 27th November 2018  will be £3 extra.)

OPEN                      1st  £100         2nd  £40

MAJOR                   1st  £120         2nd  £50

INTERMEDIATE     1st  £120      2nd  £50

MINOR                   1st   £100         2nd  £40

LOCATION / DIRECTIONS/PARKING/REFRESHMENTS.

If travelling by car from M6 North join M42 and come off at Junction 5 and onto A41 into Solihull . Follow A41  – school is on your right at the second set of traffic lights. If travelling by car from South via M40 or M5  again join M42 and come off at Junction 5 as above.

If travelling by car locally from a NW direction towards Solihull, follow A41 Warwick Road into Solihull. School on your left hand side after two sets of traffic lights from island with Load Lane in Solihull.

Please use main school entrance and main car park at second set of lights opposite junction with Warwick Rd and New Rd from 8.30am.    Plenty of complimentary car parking space within this car park.

Other smaller car park accessible from another entrance is reserved for other sports activities.

There is no canteen available – hence you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks. Solihull Chess Club will supply hot  drinks , sandwiches and snacks  at a very reasonable and low cost on your request only.  Hence If you want  drinks  or food  – please specify on  your entry form  so enough food can be prepared.

 ENTRY FORM – CHESS 960  

Please highlight the entry form below and copy to email or print  to post.

For a full list of entrants to date please use the Chess960Entrants tab on this website or

use the link.  www.solihullchess.org/chess960entrants/

ENTRY FORM – CHESS 960 

Please send your entries to :

John Green,  4 Claverdon Close, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 1QP

Mob    –    07975 530 977

E Mail –   johnsidneygreen@hotmail.co.uk

Name:………………………………………………………………………………………..

Address……………………………………………………Postcode……………………

Email…………………………………………………………………………………………

Contact telephone  no(s) ……………………………………………………………

Current ECF Rapid Play Grade and Standard Grade ………………………

Grading Reference…………………………………………………………………..

Chess Club………………………………………………………………………………

Section wish to enter        OPEN / MAJOR/ INTER / MINOR

Entry fee £15 enclosed………………….Any voluntary donation……….

Cheques payable to  CHESS 960 LTD or bank transfer to  Account no…..23853854……… Code…..08-71-99……

E mail entries accepted only if entry fee paid into CHESS 960 LTD  A/C

at same time please.

Do you want hot drinks/sandwiches /snacks ?