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New Location for the Summer Tournament

The Summer Tournament will start on Weds May 15th. At the Belfast Banker's Club 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU.
New Location for the Summer Tournament

New location

Summer Tournament Starts 15nd May at Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU

The Summer Tournament is back with a new venue starting Wednesday 15nd May 2013 at the Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU.  Please arrive by 7:30 as the aim is to start each round at 7.45 pm sharp.

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The UCU Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summer months when many chess clubs are closed.

Venue Belfast Bankers Club, 31 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU

Starting Wednesday 15th May 2013 and every Wednesday (except UCU AGM).

Ending Wednesday 25th September 2013.

Start Time for the draw 7:30pm.

Format The tournament is flexible – players play whichever nights suit them with pairings being made on the evening. Players are usually paired with opponents within their own grading band but late comers may get a difficult draw – so please be prompt.

Time limit Each player gets 1 hour 30 minutes for the complete game.

Prizes will depend on number of entrants.There will be grading bands again depending on entrants.

Entry Fee £20. Free to females, under 18s. Cheques payable to ‘Ulster Chess Union’

Entries to Mark Newman, 50 Abbey Mount, Bangor, BT20 4DB. Telephone 028 91456638.

Rules
1. Players must complete 10 games to be considered for prizes.
2. If a player does not play in two of the last three rounds they will be assumed to have played and lost 2 games. If they play only one then they will forfeit one game.
3. However if a player has played 14 or more games then they are exempt from rule 2.
4. Scores will be calculated on a percentage basis.

Controller Mark Newman

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