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Newry Classic - Newry Chess Festival

FIDE RATED U1800 Newry Classic at 60+0 Friday 27th & Saturday 28th May

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May 27, 2022 07:30 PM to
May 28, 2022 05:30 PM


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

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4 rounds, one on Friday night (7:30pm to 9:30pm) and three on Saturday (10:30am to 12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm and 3:30-5:30pm).
Entry fee £16
Free entry for 2nd, 3rd or 4th players from the same family.
Half point travelling bye available for the Friday night or Saturday morning.
There will be nine trophies/cups/shields up for grabs at the classic (top 3 + Intermediate 1st/2nd/3rd and Junior 1st/2nd/3rd).
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.