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NICS Lackadaisical Rapidplay

The 3rd event in NICS rapidplay series is another "Lackadaisical" scheduled for Sunday 23rd March. As intense as ever but the start and stop times make it an easy one for those challenged by an early rise on Sunday mornings. We have even got the caterers in so you can have your Sunday lunch made for you before you start.

Event details

When

Mar 23, 2014
from 01:30 PM to 05:30 PM

Where

NICS Maynard Sinclair Pavilion

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07872544868

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This is the third in our Intense series of Rapidplays. After the last one, a few wags suggested we should rename these 15/5 competitions Blitz for Old Men.Certainly demanding and maybe just right for the age challenged.

Remember too, these tourneys build up to the NICS Grand Prix; the more and the better you play, the greater your chances of securing a share in the GP Prize fund expected to be well over £100

On a similar pattern to earlier NICS rapidplays, the tourney will be organised as follows:

Entrance Fees

£10 on the day, or £8 for advance earlybird registration. No other discounts available

Registration

Begins at 1:00pm for a 1:30pm start. Advance earlybird registration by email to the controller for a 20% discount

Rounds

6 round Swiss starting at 1:30pm. 15+5 on the clock reckoning that 6th round should finish before 5:30pm

Prize Fund

After expenses, admission fees will be distributed as 25% to NICS Grand Prix, 25% to club fund, 50% prize fund on the day. Depending on the field, awards will include at least Winner, Runner-up and Grading prizes

Lunch

Lunch is served in the Whistles Bar & Restaurant from 12:00am on Sundays, checkout the sample menu. Quite a few folk enjoyed their meal last time; either a full-on lunch or a lighter short-order plate.

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