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The Summer Tournament Weds 10th July at Civil Service Pavilion

The Summer Tournament is at Civil Service Social Club starting Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion and lasts until the end of September.

Event details

When

Jul 10, 2024
from 07:30 PM to 10:45 PM

Where

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

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07872544868

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The aim is to start each round at 7.45 pm. Please arrive at least by 7:30pm and if arriving late let me know.

The UCU Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summer months when many chess clubs are closed.

Venue Civil Service Social Club , Maynard Sinclair Pavilion

Starting Wednesday 1st May 2024 and every Wednesday.

Ending Wednesday 25th September 2024. Prize Giving and mini tournament.

Start Time for each round 7:45pm. Please arrive at least by 7:30pm and if arriving late let me know.

Format The tournament is flexible – players play whichever nights suit them with pairings being made on the evening. Players are usually paired with opponents within their own grading band but late comers may get a difficult draw – so please be prompt.

Suitable for players with standard rating of at least 1100.

Time limit Each player gets 1 hour 30 minutes for the complete game.

Please email me by 3:00pm on the evening of the tournament. to let the controller know to be included in the draw: mark.chris.newman@googlemail.com

Time limit Each player gets 1 hour 30 minutes for the complete game. (unless we need to vacate the room early).

Prizes will depend on number of entrants.There will be grading bands, again depending on entrants.

Entry Fee £20.

Controller: Mark Newman Telephone 07872544868. email: mark.chris.newman@googlemail.com


Rules
1. Players must complete 10 games to be considered for prizes.
2. If a player does not play in two of the last three rounds they will be assumed to have played and lost 2 games. If they play only one then they will forfeit one game.
3. However if a player has played 14 or more games then they are exempt from rule 2.
4. Scores will be calculated on a percentage basis.

Controller Mark Newman