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The 2015 Ulster Chess Championships: Europa Hotel. 21st - 23rd August

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When

Aug 21, 2015 05:00 PM to
Aug 23, 2015 05:00 PM

Where

Europa Hotel

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Contact Phone

07796172227

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The Ulster Chess Championships is a 3 day event taking place at the Europa Hotel from Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd August 2015.

Sponsored by: Europa Hotel

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Format: 6 round swiss

Entry Fee: £20 (£15 if made prior to Monday 17th August)

Registration: ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1.00 p.m. ON FRIDAY 21ST AUGUST.  NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE NIGHT OF THE FIRST ROUND. Players must be registered with the UCU for the year 2015 / 2016.

Time Control: 1 hour 15 minutes + 15 sec increment per move. Players will be defaulted if they arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the round.

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.)

Timetable:

Round 1             - Fri 21st August               7.00pm

Round 2             - Sat 22nd August            9.30am

Round 3             - Sat 22nd August            2.00pm

Round 4             - Sat 22nd August            6.30pm

Round 5             - Sun 23rd August           10.00am

Round 6             - Sun 23rd August            2.30pm

Sections: Senior                over 1700

Intermediate     1400 - 1700

Junior                 under 1400

Prizes: The prize fund will be formulated and published on the first day of the tournament

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