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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

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