SOLIHULL CHESS CLUB 1st RAPID PLAY

CHESS 960 TOURNAMENT

www.solihullchess.org
(Entry Form is at the bottom of this page)

 Sunday 10th March 2019

To be held at

Solihull School  

Warwick Road

Solihull

West Midlands

B91 2DJ

Welcome –  No Sections

All Play All

Swiss Management System for each round.

Main Prize plus Two Equal Valued ECF

Grading Prizes.

The tournament  will be limited to 160 players.

TIMETABLE  SCHEDULE – 5  ROUNDS – SWISS

9am  –  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
6.00pm – 6.15pm         Prize giving and finish
Each round is  30 minutes play for all moves with 10 seconds increments.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

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

2   All prizes  are only open to players with an ECF Rapid or Standard Grade as published in the ECF Grading List of January/February 2019 List  and U/G players who have had  their Chess History submitted and accepted by Solihull Chess Club and who are then only eligible to win the Main Prize ( and not the Grading Prizes).

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 6th March 2019  will be £3 extra.)

Major Prize                                             – 1st £250
Under 165 ECF Grading Prize   –  1st £250
Under 120 ECF Grading Prize   –  1st £250            

LOCATION / DIRECTIONS/PARKING/REFRESHMENTS.

If travelling by car from M6 North join M42 and come off at Junction 5 turn right onto A41 after 200 yards take the B4025 into Solihull Town Centre. Turn right at 2nd set of traffic lights into Solihull School Main Entrance.. If travelling by car from South via M40 or M5  again join M42 and come off at Junction 5 turn left onto A41 and B4025 into Solihull as above. 

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

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 ?