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Tom Clarke Memorial Grand Prix

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Tom Clarke Memorial Grand Prix
Organiser: Ulster Chess Union
Trophy: Tom Clarke Memorial Trophy

The competition is active and will be displayed to members and the public. The competition is usually rated as Not ratable

A Grand Prix Style Tournament graded in bands senior, junior with breaks at 1600. The Official UCU Sticko Standard Rating List will be used for determining a players rating and band classification; the actual Issue will be specified for each tournament.
Points are awarded to each competitor based on their (graded) ranking in each event e.g. if there are two bands then for each event there will usually be two players scoring maximum points.

place 1 gets 10 points
place 2 gets 8 points
place 3 gets 6 points
place 4 gets 5 points
place 5 gets 4 points
place 6 gets 3 points
place 7 gets 2 points
place 8 gets 1 points
Placing ties share the available points e.g. two players ranked 4th will share points for 4th and 5th places

News
February Chess at Methodist College The Childrens Chess 2017 series continued with some brilliant chess on February 11th at Methodist College. Mar 25, 2017
Alan Burns Intense March 2017 The Alan Burns Intense continues the series of the grand-prix. and continues the recent opportunities to play chess. Wit... Mar 20, 2017
Ballynafeigh 1 reassert title challenge with blowout at the Bankers' Club (B&D League 2016/17 - Week 18) Trailing Muldoons 1 by eight points with a match in hand, Ballynafeigh 1 needed a big win... Mar 19, 2017
A brilliant new Tournament - Belfast Blitz and Bullit Brendan Jamison ran a brilliant new tournament in a beautiful new venue on Saturday 4th March at the Good Shephard Centr... Mar 16, 2017
Muldoons 1 teach students a lesson as Division 1 lead grows (B&D League 2016/17 Week 17) Reigning champions Muldoons 1 extended their lead with a convincing win over QUB 1. Mar 12, 2017
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Childrens Chess 8th April The series of Childrens Chess events continues. An afternoon of brilliant chess. Have fun playing in a chess tournament ... Apr 08, 2017 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Methodist College, Belfast
NICS Lackadaisical #3 2017 The third in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by ent... Apr 09, 2017 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — NICS Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
DOUBLE SIMUL MATCH: BANGOR V BELFAST A Match between Bangor and Belfast.... David Houston v Bangor (10) players Michael Sheerin v Belfast (10) players Apr 20, 2017 08:00 PM - 10:45 PM — Bangor Chess Club, Groomsport Parish Hall, Groomsport, County Down
Belfast Rapidplay Championships - April 28th Belfast Rapidplay Championship, Good Shepherd Centre, Friday 28th April. 5 Rounds, 20mins per player. Apr 28, 2017 06:45 PM - 10:45 PM — Good Shepherd Centre, 511 Ormeau Rd, Belfast BT7 3GS.
NICS Intense #4 2017 The fourth and final in the this season's series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sun... Apr 30, 2017 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM — NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont
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