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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 & 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.
  • Fri to Sun 14 to 16 Apr. Bolton Easter Chess Congress at Ukrainian Social Club, 99 Castle Street, Bolton BL2 1JP. Five rounds, FIDE Open, u170 Major, u135, Knights, and Busy Person Blitz 8 rounds, on the Saturday.
  • Tue 16 May. Jon Speelman at Redditch Chess Club. Theory of pawn, rook and minor piece endings. 7:30pm at St John's Church Hall, Greenlands, Redditch B98 7PZ
  • Sat, Sun 12 & 13 Aug. MCCU Congress.