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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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  • Sat 28 Mar. Louth Inspire 500 Rapidplay at St James' Church Louth, Linc LE11 9ET. A six-round rapidplay 10am to 5pm.
  • Sat 11 & Sun 12 Apr. Staffordshire Congress at Westwood College Old Hall, Leek, Staffs ST13 8NP. Open (1st prize £250), Major (u160, 1st prize £120), and Minor (u120, 1st prize £120) tournaments with half-point-byes available in rounds 1 to 4. This event includes the Staffordshire closed championship, and the Staffordshire under-21 tourament. Refreshments and bookstall by Chess Direct. Organiser, Matthew Carr. Chief controller, Roger Edwards with David Welch and Andrew Davies. A Midlands GP event.
  • Fri 3 Apr to Sun 5 Apr. Bolton Easter Congress at Ukrainian Social Club 99 Castle St , Bolton, BL2 1JP. Open, Major (u170), Knights (u135). Also Busy Persons 8-round rapidplay (10 minutes) on Sat 4 Apr.A Midlands GP event
  • Sat 25 Jul to Sat 8 Aug. British Championship Congress including weekenders, blitz, junior, seniors and other tournaments at University of Warwick