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Williamson Shield 2012

The centenary edition of the Williamson Shield will be held at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion over the weekend of 3rd-4th March 2012.

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Mar 03, 2012 09:30 AM to
Mar 04, 2012 09:00 PM


Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

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The Williamson Shield was first awarded in 1912, the year of the Titanic's doomed maiden voyage.

The centenary edition of this ever popular chess tournament will be held over the weekend of 3rd-4th March at the Maynard Sinclair Pavilion in the grounds of the Civil Service Club, Stormont.

Format: 6 rounds. 3 rounds per day, commencing at 10am, 2pm and 6pm. Lunch break 1-2pm. Evening break 5-6pm.

Time controls: 90 mins per player per game. Allegro finish.

Entry fee: £12 (or £10 if entry received by Thursday 1st March). FREE to titled players (GM, IM, FM) all players under the age of 18, and any players new to Ulster Chess events.

Prize Fund: Guaranteed £250 minimum including grading prizes.

All welcome. We look forward to seeing you there to celebrate 100 years of the Williamson Shield.