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49th Mulcahy Memorial Chess Congress - €1500 Prize-money

For those who would like to start the new year with some chess and visit a lovely city...... 49th Mulcahy Memorial Chess Congress - €1500 Prize-money Friday January 6 – Sunday January 8, 2017 Venue: Gresham Metropole Hotel, McCurtain Street, Cork (5min from railway station and 2min from bus station). For special rates contact the hotel here and mention the ‘Mulcahy Chess Tournament’ when booking. Mulcahy Memorial Congress: This is a one section tournament open to all players.

 

Venue: Gresham Metropole Hotel, McCurtain Street, Cork (5min from railway station and 2min from bus station). For special rates contact the hotel here and mention the ‘Mulcahy Chess Tournament’ when booking. Mulcahy Memorial Congress: This is a one section tournament open to all players.
Rate of play: All moves in 90 minutes plus 15
seconds per move increments from move 1
All games will be played using digital clocks
Entry fee and prize fund
Entry Fees:
Mulcahy €35
Student/unwaged/OAP €30
An increase of €10 applies if entry fee received after 27th December 2016.
Entry form is below and can also be accessed at:
https://www.icu.ie/
Prizes:
1st / €700; 2nd €300; 3rd €150;
grading prizes €100 each; David and Goliath prize €50
Prizemoney may increase or decrease depending on entries. No player may win more than one cash prize.
Playing Schedule:
Opening Friday 19.15
Round 1 Friday 19.30
Round 2 Saturday 09.30
Round 3 Saturday 14.00
Round 4 Saturday 18.30
Round 5 Sunday 09.30
Round 6 Sunday 14.00
Prize giving Sunday 18.00
FIDE rules will apply and will be available at the tournament.
We hope to be able to provide sets and clocks but would appreciate if you would bring a set and clock in case of a surge in late entries.
Entry Form
Name: _____________________________________
Address: __________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
Phone: __________________________________
Email: __________________________________________
Date of birth: ______________________________________
(if under 16)
Club: ____________________________________________
Rating: _______________________
ICU NO: ____________________________
Signed: _______________________________________________________________
Online entries available at https://www.icu.ie/events/848
All entrants resident in Ireland must be members of the Irish Chess Union;
To become a member see http://www.icu.ie/shop
Acceptance of entries is entirely at the discretion of the organising committee
Entries to Pat Twomey, 32 Robinscourt, Togher, Cork.
Email enquiries to ptwomey152@gmail.com

Venue: Gresham Metropole Hotel, McCurtain Street, Cork (5min from railway station and 2min from bus station). For special rates contact the hotel here and mention the ‘Mulcahy Chess Tournament’ when booking. Mulcahy Memorial Congress: This is a one section tournament open to all players.

Rate of play: All moves in 90 minutes plus 15seconds per move increments from move 1All games will be played using digital clocks

Entry fee and prize fund
Entry Fees:Mulcahy €35Student/unwaged/OAP €30An increase of €10 applies if entry fee received after 27th December 2016.
Entry form is below and can also be accessed at:https://www.icu.ie/
Prizes:1st / €700; 2nd €300; 3rd €150; grading prizes €100 each; David and Goliath prize €50
Prizemoney may increase or decrease depending on entries. No player may win more than one cash prize.

Playing Schedule:Opening Friday 19.15Round 1 Friday 19.30Round 2 Saturday 09.30Round 3 Saturday 14.00Round 4 Saturday 18.30Round 5 Sunday 09.30Round 6 Sunday 14.00Prize giving Sunday 18.00
FIDE rules will apply and will be available at the tournament. 
We hope to be able to provide sets and clocks but would appreciate if you would bring a set and clock in case of a surge in late entries.
Entry FormName: _____________________________________Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Phone: __________________________________Email: __________________________________________Date of birth: ______________________________________(if under 16)Club: ____________________________________________Rating: _______________________ICU NO: ____________________________Signed: _______________________________________________________________

Online entries available at https://www.icu.ie/events/848
All entrants resident in Ireland must be members of the Irish Chess Union;To become a member see http://www.icu.ie/shopAcceptance of entries is entirely at the discretion of the organising committee
Entries to Pat Twomey, 32 Robinscourt, Togher, Cork.
Email enquiries to ptwomey152@gmail.com

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