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Williamson Championship 2022 4th-6th Feb.

Start the New year with this wonderful historic tournament - over 100 years old - The Williamson Shield 2022. 5 rounds over 3 days. At the Civil Service Pavilion.

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Feb 04, 2022 06:00 PM to
Feb 06, 2022 07:00 PM


NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA

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** Subject to the Covid rules - this event is currently on. Please confirm the situation prior to the event. **

The Williamson.Shield 2022
Venue: The Pavilion, Northern Ireland Civil Service Social Club, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA
Entry Fee: £25 for adults who have registered before 12 noon on  Monday 31st January 2022  . £30 for adults after deadline.
£20 for Under 18s if registered by deadline or £25 for late entry.
£20 for university students if registered by deadline or £25 for late entry.
Due to the Covid situation we will collect fees when players register at the event.
Players will be defaulted if they arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the round.
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 progressive scores.)
Format: 5 Round Swiss


Playing Schedule:

Friday 4th Feb

Registration 6:00pm

Round 1: 6:30pm

Saturday 5th Feb

Round 2: 10am

Round 3: 3pm

Sunday 6th Feb

Round 4: 10am

Round 5: 3pm

Sections: 2 - over 1600, under 1600 (this is subject to change based on entries)

Time Control: 90 mins +30 seconds

We are applying for this tournament to be FIDE rated.

Covid rules will apply and in entering the competition you accept to abid by these. Masks must be warn, if exempt then a face shield, Players must pre-register with contact details prior to the 4th of February.

Arbiters: Mark Newman
Entries: Must be made with Mark Newman 07872544868

Arbiters: Mark Newman