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Midlands and selected National Events

Links are to tournament organisers' websites or entry forms. Events without links will have links uploaded when they have been received from county officials or organisers. Entries with TBA or TBC will have details uploaded shortly after the webmaster receives information from organisers.

For junior only events, please visit the "Junior Events" page.

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  • Sat 28 Jan 2017. 20/20 Chess Birmingham Qualifier at Birmingham University, B15 2TT. 12 noon to 6pm. National Rapidplay Team Championship.
  • Sun 29 Jan 2017. Nottingham Rapidplay 10am to 6:30pm at Nottigham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham NG7 4ED
  • Sun 29 Jan 2017. Stockport Rapidplay. 10am to 6:30pm at The Guildhall, 169-171 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK1 3UA. Open, Major (u170), Intermediate (u140), Minor (u110) six-round Swiss tournaments.
  • Sat 4 Feb. 20/20 Chess Manchester Qualifier at Manchester University, Oxford Road, Manchester M13. 12 noon to 6pm. National Rapidplay Team Championship.
  • Sat, Sun 11, 12 Feb. Four Nations Chess League Divisions 1 and 2 rounds 5 & 6 at Park Inn, Northampton.
  • Sat, Sun 11, 12 Feb. Four Nations Chess League Divisions 3 South rounds 5 & 6 at Park Inn, Telford.
  • Sat, Sun 11, 12 Feb. Four Nations Chess League Division 3 North, rounds 5 & 6 at Mercure Bolton Georgian House.
  • Sat, Sun 25, 26 Feb. Warwickshire Open Chess Championships at Coventry Rugby Club, Butts Road, Coventry CV1
  • Sat, Sun 4, 5 Mar. Four Nations Chess League Divisions 1 and 2 rounds 7 & 8 at Park Inn, Telford.
  • Fri to Sun 10 to 12 Mar. Castle Chess Hereford Congress at The Green Dragon Hotel, Broad Street, Hereford HR4. Championship (u195), Premier (u175), major (u155), Intermediate (u135), Minor (u115) and Challenger (u95). Six-round Swiss tournaments.
  • Sat & Sun 1 & 2 Apr. National Club Championships at St John's Hotel, 651 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 1AT. Open and grade limited teams' competitions.
  • Sat, Sun 1, 2 Apr. Nottingham Congress, at Nottingham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham NG7 4ED. Open, u165, u135, u110 five-round Swiss tournaments.
  • Sat, Sun 12 & 13 Aug. MCCU@Walsall. At Ryecroft Community Hub, Bloxwich as last year. Open, Major, Minor 5-round Swiss tournaments.