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Tournaments

All tournaments are 6 rounds.

FIDE Open
This is open to all players.

Main Prizes
1st. Prize 250
2nd. Prize 100
3rd. Prize 50
Grading 40

English players entering the FIDE Open Section must be Gold members of the ECF.

Entry Fees
For ECF Members: 29. For non ECF members, 30. For entries posted after 18 August, add 5.

Results are sent to both the English Chess Federation for grading and FIDE for international rating.

 

Major
This is open to players who have a grade of under 170

Main Prizes
1st. Prize 200
2nd. Prize 100
3rd. Prize 50
Grading Under 155 40

All players (irrespective of nationality) entering the Major Tournament must be ECF Silver members (or above) or pay 6 ECF Pay to Pay fee.

Entry Fees
For ECF Members 24. For non ECF members 30. For entries posted after 18 August, add 5.

Results are sent to the English Chess Federation for grading.

 

Minor
This is open to players who have a grade of under 135.

Main Prizes
1st. Prize 200
2nd. Prize 100
3rd. Prize 50
2 Grading prizes
Under 125 & Under 100
40

All players (irrespective of nationality) entering the Major Tournament must be ECF Silver members (or above) or pay 6 ECF Pay to Pay fee.

Entry Fees
For ECF Members 24. For non ECF members 30. For entries posted after 17 August, add 5.

Results are sent to the English Chess Federation for grading.


 

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