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MCCU@West Brom
11 to 13 August 2017

Park in Birmingham West
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Midland Counties Chess Union
Grand Prix Congress

VENUE

Friday 11 to Sunday 13 August 2017. Park Inn by Radisson, Birmingham West, M5 J1. Birmingham Road, Birmingham B70 6RS.

 

TOURNAMENTS

Open (FIDE rated), Major (FIDE rated, under-1900/under-160), Minor (under-130). Check your grade in the current ECF grading list

 

PLAYING SCHEDULE

Day Round Times
Friday 11th August 2017 1 7pm
Saturday 12th August 2017 2 10am
  3 3pm
Sunday 13 August 2017 4 10am
  5 3pm
Players may request a half-point bye in any one of the first 4
rounds.

Rate of Play: All moves in 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move. If a player does not arrive within 30 minutes of Start of play, their opponent will be re-paired if possible.

 

ENTRY FEES

All tournments: £30

Surcharges: Players who enter late, who are not ECF members in an appropriate category, or who do not have appropriate FIDE registration for Open or Minor tournament will have to pay surcharges. See details in terms & conditions document.

 

PRIZES

Open First £500, Second £250, Third £100.

Major and Minor: First £250, Second £100 and Third £50

Grading prizes: £50

 

 

 

FURTHER DETAILS

Full details are in the terms and conditions .pdf document.