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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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  • Sun 25 Jan. Stockport Rapidplay at The Alma Lodge Hotel, Stockport, SK2 6EL. Four sections: Open, Major (u170), Intermediate (u140) and Minor (u110). Starts 10am ends 6pm. A Midlands Rapid GP event.
  • Sat 28 Feb & Sun 1 Mar. Warwickshire Open Congress at The Trident Centre, Waswick CV34 6SW. Four sections: Open, u170, u145, u120 and a junior tournament.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sat 25 Jul to Sat 8 Aug. British Championship Congress including weekenders, blitz, junior, seniors and other tournaments at University of Warwick