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The Ulster Chess Championships 2014: Europa Hotel

The Ulster Chess Championships 2014: Europa Hotel. August 23-25th 2014.

Event details

When

Aug 23, 2014 08:30 PM to
Aug 25, 2014 05:00 PM

Where

Europa Hotel, Belfast

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07796172227

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The Ulster Chess Championships is a 3 day event taking place over August Bank Holiday Weekend August 23rd, 24th and 25th 2014 at Europa Hotel. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sponsored by : Europa Hotel

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Format: 6 round swiss

Entry Fee: £20 (£15 if made prior to Weds 20th August 2014).  Players must be registered with UCU (Full £10 Concession £5) for year 2014-2015.

In the event of players finishing on equal points a tie-breaking system will be applied for titles and money prizes. (First tie-break will be Median Buchholz followed, if necessary, by Buchholz, then most wins and then progressive scores.)

Time control:
Senior:
1 hour 30minutes (plus 30 second increment - recording all moves)
Intermediate and Junior
will use same time control as Senior if sufficient digital clocks are available. If not, time control will be 1 hour 45 minutes for all moves.
Players will be defaulted if they arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the round.

Timetable: Saturday, Sunday & Monday 23rd, 24th, 25th of August 2014

Registration: 0930-1000 on Day 1

Dates:
Saturday 23rd August Registration: 9.30-10.00am Round 1 starts 10.00am Round 2 starts 3.00pm
Sunday 24th August Round 3 starts 10.00am Round 4 starts 3.00pm
Monday 25th August Round 5 starts 10.00am Round 6 starts 3.00pm

Sections:
Note: Number of sections or rating bands may be altered subject to the number of entries received.
Senior over 1700
Intermediate 1400-1700
Junior under 1400 and unrated

(Players may request to play in a higher band - this will be at the directors discretion)

Prizes: There is a guaranteed prize fund of £1000 which will be split as follows

Senior

First        -        £300

Second  -        £100

Third       -        £50

Grading  -        £30

Intermediate

First        -        £150

Second  -        £70

Third       -        £40

Grading  -        £30

Junior

First        -        £100

Second  -        £60

Third       -        £40

Grading  -        £30

 

Contact: 07796172227

Tournament director: Ross Harris

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