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Team Rapidplay Championships

The Ulster Team Rapidplay Championships will be held on Saturday 2nd April 2016.

Event details

When

Apr 02, 2016
from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Where

Ballynafeigh Chess Club, Ballynafeigh Community Centre, 283 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GG

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07796172227

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This is a one day rapidplay competition which is open to teams that play in the Ulster Chess Union Leagues.

FORMAT

  • There will be 8 teams split into 2 groups of 4.
  • Each team will play 3 group matches.
  • The top 2 in each group will qualify for the next stage of the main competition. The bottom 2 teams in each group go into a plate competition.
  • The second stage of both competitions consists of semi-finals, final and 3rd / 4th place play off.
  • Every team is guaranteed 5 matches during the day.
  • Matches will be played over 6 boards with each team having 3 whites and 3 blacks.
  • Teams with more than 6 members may rotate players for each match
  • Time control is 25 minutes per player with no increment.

 

TIE-BREAKS FOR GROUPS

  • Total group points
  • Total game points
  • head to head result
  • lowest average rating of teams

 

TIE BREAKS FOR SEMI-FINAL, FINAL AND 3RD/4TH PLAYOFF

  • 5 minute blitz match
  • lowest average rating of teams
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