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Newry Blitz Championship - Newry Chess Festival

FIDE RATED Newry Blitz Championship at 10+0, Sunday 29th May 2022

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May 29, 2022
from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM


Sticky Fingers Arts Centre, 10 Upper Edward Street, Newry, BT35 6AX, Northern Ireland

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12 rounds on Sunday, six before lunch, six after. Start time: 11am. Lunch break 1:15-2:15pm. End time 4:45pm.
Entry fee: £12
Free entry for 2nd, 3rd or 4th players from the same family.
Six trophies available to win at the blitz (1st, 2nd, 3rd, Grading Award, Junior Grading Award and Best Newcomer).
Tie-breaks will be determined by Swiss Master 5.7 Build 8 in the following order: Median Buchholz, Buchholz, Progressive
The club will initially hold 10 places for locals in the Newry/Armagh area and 8 open to anyone else willing to travel to the event.
The event is limited to 18 places and the tournament will run as an open format.
To enter, please email Newry Chess Club by Wednesday 18th May at 12noon, and if max capacity is not reached, the club will send you the payment details to secure your place.