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Ulster Chess Championships 2017: Europa Hotel, Belfast

The 2017 Ulster Chess Championships: Europa Hotel. Saturday/Sunday 2nd - 3rd September

Event details

When

Sep 02, 2017 09:30 PM to
Sep 03, 2017 10:00 PM

Where

Europa Hotel, Belfast

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07796172227

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The Ulster Chess Championships is a 2 day event taking place at the Europa Hotel from Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd September 2017.

Sponsored by: Europa Hotel

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Format: 6 round swiss

Entry Fee: £20 (£15 if made prior to Monday 17th August)

Registration: ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1.00 p.m. ON FRIDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER.  NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE NIGHT OF THE FIRST ROUND. Players must be registered with UCU or ICU.

Time Control: 1 hour 10 minutes +  30 sec increment per move. Record All moves

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 most wins and then progressive scores.)

Timetable:

Round 1             - Sat 2nd September       9.30am

Round 2             - Sat 2nd September       2.00pm

Round 3             - Sat 2nd September       6.30pm

Round 4             - Sun 3rd September       9.30am

Round 5             - Sun 3rd September        2.00pm

Round 6             - Sun 3rd September        6.30pm

Sections: Senior                over 1700

Intermediate     1400 - 1700

Junior                 under 1400

Prizes: The prize fund will be formulated and published on the first day of the tournament

Entry: contact Ross Harris  ( rossharris168@btinternet.com ) 07796172227