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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 Sunday Lunch followed by intense, entertaining chess - as many rounds as we can fit in. This one will conclude the Alan Burns Grand-Prix for 2016/17 - the winner will be rewarded on the day.

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Apr 30, 2017
from 01:00 PM to 05:30 PM


NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

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This is our final tournament for the Alan Burns Grand-Prix and we end with our second "intense" afternoon.

There will be 15 mins each on the clock and we will play as many rounds as we can fit in - at least 8!

So more games today with a little less time - enjoy.

Entrance Fees

£10 on the day, or £8 for advance earlybird registration. No other discounts available

Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Belfast


Begins at 1:00pm for a 1:30pm start. Advance earlybird registration by email to the controller for a 20% discount


An 8 round (at least) Swiss starting at 1:30pm. 15 mins each on the clock reckoning that 8th round should finish before 5:30pm

Prize Fund

After expenses, admission fees will be distributed as 25% to Alan Burns Grand Prix, 25% to club fund, 50% prize fund on the day. Depending on the field, awards will include at least Winner, Runner-up and Grading prizes


Lunch is served in the Whistles Bar & Restaurant from 12:00am on Sundays, checkout the restaurant:
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