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The Ulster Chess Championships 2012: Europa Hotel

The Ulster Chess Championships 2012: Europa Hotel. August 25-27th 2012.

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When

Aug 25, 2012 08:30 AM to
Aug 27, 2012 07:00 PM

Where

Europa Hotel, Belfast

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The Ulster Chess Championships is a 3 day event taking place over August Bank Holiday Weekend August 25th, 26th and 27th 2012 at Europa Hotel. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sponsored by : Europa Hotel

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Format: 6 round swiss

Entry Fee: £20 (£15 if made prior to Weds 22nd August 2012).  Players must be registered with UCU (Full £5 Concession £2) for year 2011-2012.

In the event of players finishing on equal points a tie-breaking system will be applied for titles and money prizes. (First tie-break will be Median Buchholz followed, if necessary, by Buchholz, then most wins and then progressive scores.)

Time control:
Senior:
1 hour 30minutes (plus 30 second increment - recording all moves)
Intermediate and Junior
will use same time control as Senior if sufficient digital clocks are available. If not, time control will be 1 hour 45 minutes for all moves.
Players will be defaulted if they arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the round.

Timetable: Saturday, Sunday & Monday 25th, 26th, 27th of August 2012

Registration: 0930-1000 on Day 1

Dates:
Saturday 25th August Registration: 9.30-10.00am Round 1 starts 10.00am Round 2 starts 3.00pm
Sunday 26th August Round 3 starts 10.00am Round 4 starts 3.00pm
Monday 27th August Round 5 starts 10.00am Round 6 starts 3.00pm

Sections:
Note: Number of sections or rating bands may be altered subject to the number of entries received.
Senior over 1700
Intermediate 1400-1700
Junior under 1400 and unrated

Prizes: Precise prize fund will be formulated and published on Day 1.

Contact: for any enquiries or to enter contact Mark Newman secretary@ulsterchess.org / 07872544868

or

Tournament director: Damien Cunningham:td@ulsterchess.org

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