2013-4 GP & RGP
Updated 16 October 2013
About two Midlands Grands Prix
To facilitate rapid publication of results, please send them to the webmaster as a list: family name, given name, club affiliation, grade, score. If your list is not computerised I can accept results from digital photographs of tournament charts if that will speed things up, but please telephone the webmaster first at 01905 454 754.
Who can compete?
Players who are eligible to play for one of the MCCU counties: Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire can compete in these two Grand Prix.
Midlands Grand Prix, individual MCCU Champion, MCCU's nomination for a place in the British Championship
This competition, first run in 2007, determines the title of the Midlands Individual Champion, and offers a nominated place and bursary for entry in the British Championship. Any player who is eligible to play for one of the MCCU counties: Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.
The more tournaments you play in, the greater your chance of winning this competition. Use the navigation on the left to read the eligibility rules and method of scoring. Any questions should be directed to Ray Dolan. Use the "GP leader board" menu button on the left to see the state of the race and the calendar for future events.
Midlands Under-150 Rapid Grand Prix
The U150 competition was first started for non-elite players in the 2010-11 season. It will run during the 2011-12 season. Events are allowed to enter throughout the season. Use the "RGP Leaderboard" menu button on the left-hand side to see the latest results and calendar of future one-day events.
Organisers of congresses within the MCCU are invited to submit .pgn files of games played in their congresses for publication. Currently, there are games collections from open sections in five congresses. Use the left menu to go to links to downloadable games collections.
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