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September Programming at Groomsport

Before everyone disappears for the Summer break, Bangor Chess Club has scheduled their September programming.
September Programming at Groomsport

September at Groomsport

The club hopes to make all future events FIDE rated, as long as a FIDE National Arbiter is available.

The club is also delighted to announce George Gamble has volunteered to be the new Club Secretary for the 2022/2023 season. Geoff Sterrett will also be joining the committee and has offered to take on an officer’s role. Sam Moore will be remaining as Team Captain for another year. Key-holder and Equipment Secretary Richard McClean will remain in his role, as will Rebecca McClurg as the Club Arbiter and Child Protection Officer.

Bangor Chess Club will hold its final night of the season on Thursday 28th April before taking a 4 month summer break. The club will reopen at 7:30pm on Thursday 1st September. Newcomers are always very welcome. Annual club fees are currently set at £30 per season, due for collection in early September.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS (all available on UCU calendar)

Bangor Congress 2022

Date - Saturday 3 September 2022 Times: 9:45am to 5pm Lunch break: 1pm to 2pm

Venue - Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland

Type - Swiss open Sections - Two Rounds - 6 Time Control - 30+0

Prizes - engraved trophies/shields

Pairing Software - Swiss Master Tie-breaks - Median Buchholz, Buchholz, Progressive Scores

Number of players - 20 Clocks - all digital

Entry fee - £12 Free entry for 2nd or 3rd player from the same family

Registration deadline: 10am on Saturday 27th August 2022. An additional £8 entry fee will be charged for late entrants, i.e. £20 in total (if space is still available to accept the late entrant, otherwise the application will be rejected). To secure a place in the competition, players will need to pay online in advance, either by PayPal, Revolut or bank transfer. Anyone interested in playing should first send an email to check space is available: bangorchessclubni@gmail.com Players will then be sent payment details for the collection of entry fees.

Please note that from 1st May 2022, face coverings are no longer mandatory at this venue. They are now optional.

 

Bangor Blitz Championship 2022

Date - Thursday 15 September 2022 Times: 7:30pm to 10pm

Venue - Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland

Type - Swiss open Sections - One Rounds - 6 Time Control - 10+0

Prizes - engraved trophies/shields

Pairing Software - Swiss Master Tie-breaks - Median Buchholz, Buchholz, Progressive Scores

Number of players - 20 Clocks - all digital

Entry fee - £8 Free entry for 2nd or 3rd player from the same family

Registration deadline: 7pm on Thursday 8th September 2022. An additional £8 entry fee will be charged for late entrants, i.e. £16 in total (if space is still available to accept the late entrant, otherwise the application will be rejected). To secure a place in the competition, players will need to pay online in advance, either by PayPal, Revolut or bank transfer. Anyone interested in playing should first send an email to check space is available: bangorchessclubni@gmail.com Players will then be sent payment details for the collection of entry fees.

Please note that from 1st May 2022, face coverings are no longer mandatory at this venue. They are now optional.

 

U1800 Bangor Classic 2022

Dates - Thursday 29th September 2022 Saturday 1st October 2022

Times: Thursday starting at 7pm (two rounds). Saturday 10am to 5pm (three rounds with a lunch break before final round).

Venue - Church of Ireland Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR, Northern Ireland

Type - Swiss open Sections - One Rounds - 5 Time Control - 60+0

Prizes - engraved trophies/shields

Pairing Software - Swiss Master Tie-breaks - Median Buchholz, Buchholz, Progressive Scores

Number of players - 20 Clocks - all digital

Entry fee - £20 Free entry for 2nd or 3rd player from the same family

Remember to bring a pen (and a back-up pen) because it is compulsory to record the game until your time drops below 5 minutes.

Registration deadline: 10am on Thursday 22nd September 2022. An additional £10 entry fee will be charged for late entrants, i.e. £30 in total (if space is still available to accept the late entrant, otherwise the application will be rejected). To secure a place in the competition, players will need to pay online in advance, either by PayPal, Revolut or bank transfer. Anyone interested in playing should first send an email to check space is available: bangorchessclubni@gmail.com Players will then be sent payment details for the collection of entry fees.

Please note that from 1st May 2022, face coverings are no longer mandatory at this venue. They are now optional.