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Midlands and 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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  • Fri Jul 17 to Sun 19 Jul. 4NCL Birmingham FIDE Rated Congress at Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, Coventry Road, Birmingham B26. FIDE Open, ECF U175, ECF U135. Five rounds
  • Sat 25 Jul to Sat 8 Aug. British Championship Congress including weekenders, blitz, junior, seniors and other tournaments at University of Warwick
  • Fri Aug 21 to Sun 23 Aug. Manchester Summer Congress at Woolton Hall, Owens Park, Manchester University - Fallowfield Campus, 293 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, Manchester M14 6HD. A classical weekend tournament. Three sections. First prize in each section £340. Incremental time control, 80 minutes start time plus 30 seconds per move. Free on site parking
  • Fri 11 to Sun 13 Sep. 4NCL Bolton FIDE-rated Congress at Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Hospital Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton BL7 9PZ. FIDE Open, FIDE U2000, ECF U135. Five rounds. Entry forms on 4NCL website shortly.
  • 19 and 20 Sep MCCU Arbiter’s Course