NICS Intense #2

The second in the this season's series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by intense, entertaining chess - as many rounds as we can fit in.

Event details

When

Mar 01, 2015
from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Where

NICS Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07872544868

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Keeping our pattern from last year, the Grand Prix will be organised over a series of Rapidplays: Lackadaisicals (20 min games) and Intense (15 min games).

This week is our first Intense of the season: a straight 15 mins. So more games today with a little less time - enjoy.

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

An 8 round (at least) Swiss starting at 1:30pm. 15 mins each on the clock reckoning that 8th round should finish before 5:30pm

Prize Fund

After expenses, admission fees will be distributed as 25% to Alan Burns 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

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