Round 1 9.30am Round 4 9.30am
Round 2 1.15pm Round 5 1.15pm
Round 3 5.00pm
RATE OF PLAY
70 minutes plus a 15 second increment per move from move 1. Any player arriving more than 30 minutes late will be defaulted and their opponent re-paired if possible.
All Cambridgeshire chess players past and present are welcome to enter provided they satisfy one of the following conditions:
1. Were born in the county. 2. Currently resident in the county. 3. In education or employment in the county. 4. Are or have been a member of a chess club affiliated to the County Association
VENUE & DIRECTIONS
The Christie Hall is on Elton Road, Wansford, approx. 600 yards South of the Haycock Hotel. The hall has its own carpark. For Sat Navs, please enter PE8 6JS
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided free of charge to competitors. Meals and snacks may be purchased at nearby shops, pubs and hotels.
It is a condition of entry that players have ECF Membership (Bronze or higher) prior to the start of the tournament. This can easily be done on-line at www.englishchess.org.uk
November 2023 Standard ECF Ratings will be used for the Round 1 draw. Unrated players should give an indication of strength on the entry form.
The first 40 entries will be guaranteed a place, further entries may be accepted if space permits. The organizers reserve the right to refuse entries without providing a reason.
Mobile phones and other electronic devices must be switched off during play.
Play will be in accordance with the FIDE Laws of Chess. Any disputes will be referred to the ECF qualified arbiter whose decision shall be final.
The organizers accept no responsibility for any loss, theft or accident during the tournament. Adult supervision for children taking part will only be provided in the tournament hall.
Please detach and return to:
Jimmy Blair, 14 Lawrence Road, Wittering, Peterborough, PE8 6EN
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please call Jimmy on 07966 717825 with any questions.
COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY FORM (block capitals please)
Date of Birth (Juniors only):
ECF Membership Number:
Rating or estimated strength:
Half point bye required, which round:
Entry fee £
Late entry fee (if applicable) £
Payment Options (Delete as appropriate)
1. By Bank Transfer: Payee Cambridgeshire County Chess Association, Sort Code 09 01 51, Account number 47629306.
2. Cheque enclosed with entry, payable to ‘Cambs Chess Association’.
3. Pay cash upon arrival at the tournament.