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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 Feb & Sun 1 Mar. Warwickshire Open Congress at The Trident Centre, Warwick CV34 6SW. Four sections: Open, u170, u145, u120 and a junior tournament.A Midlands GP event
  • Sat & Sun 14 & 15 Mar. MCCU congress at Rycroft Community Hub, 28 New Forest Road, Off Dartmouth Avenue, Walsall WS3 1TR. Open, u160 and u120 sections.A Midlands GP event
  • Sat 28 Mar. Louth Inspire 500 Rapidplay at St James' Church Louth, Linc LE11 9ET. A six-round rapidplay 10am to 5pm.
  • Apr. Staffordshire Congress. Stafordshire CA have to find a new venue, and the plan is to hold the congress on the second weekend in April. 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