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FIDE RATED EVENING BLITZ CHESS TOURNAMENT

Open to all players

Incorporating the London Public Service Chess League
Open and U-150 Individual Blitz Championships

6.45pm Tuesday 18 September 2018

Upper Vestry House, St George's Bloomsbury
6 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HR
Directions to venue

Tournament rules

  • Open and U-150 (U-1825 FIDE) Swiss tournaments, 10 rounds, 3 minutes + 2 second increments per player per game
  • FIDE Laws of Chess (2018) apply. All results will be submitted for FIDE blitz rating
  • Free tea and coffee available during the tournament

Entry fees

GLCC club member/LPSCL player: £5; Non-members: £10 in advance or £13 after 6.00pm on Monday 17 September.

Prizes

40% of entry fees will be returned as 1st and 2nd prizes in each section
Remaining fees will go towards club funds
Open tournament - highest placed London Public Service Chess League player will be awarded the Peter Bond Trophy. Winner 2017: Justinas Stojanas (GLCC)
U-150 / U-1825 tournament - highest placed LPSCL player will be awarded the Roland Smith Trophy. Winner 2017: Graham Andrews (UNATS)

How to enter

In advance – complete and submit the Google entry form before 6.00pm on Monday 17 September and select your preferred payment option, either Paypal using the button below or cash.

Entry fee for GLCC/LPSCL Blitz 18 Sept

 

On the day – bring the information below with you and register for the tournament by 6.30pm. On the day fees GLCC member/LPSCL player: £5, non-member: £13.

Full name ….......................................... Grade / Rating …............. Date of birth ....…........... (needed if you don't have a FIN)

National Federation …....................................... (e.g. ENG for England)

FIDE Identification number (FIN) …...................... (optional for ENG players; required for non-ENG players).

IMPORTANT: If you are a non-ENG player and do not have a FIN you need to apply to your National Federation for a FIN. If non-ENG players do not provide a FIN they will be registered to England for purposes of rating this event. This registration can only be altered by a fee of at least 250 Euros payable by the individual player to FIDE. The tournament organisers accept no responsibility for costs associated with players subsequently altering their FIDE registration.

You can check if you have a FIDE rating or FIN on the FIDE website.

 

Enquiries

All enquiries to Nigel Blades, tournament organiser, tel 020 8580 5872 / 07717 815955 or email tournaments@glcc.org.uk

 

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