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The Ulster Chess Championships 2016: Europa Hotel, Belfast

The Ulster Chess Championships 2016, 3 day event August bank holiday

Event details

When

Aug 27, 2016 09:30 AM to
Aug 29, 2016 06:00 PM

Where

Europa Hotel, Belfast

Contact Name

Richard Gould

Contact Phone

07770763266

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Sponsored by : Europa Hotel

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Format: 6 round swiss

Entry Fee: £20 (£15 if made prior to Wednesday 24th August 2016).  Players must be registered with UCU or ICU.

ALL Players MUST REGISTER to play in advance. Registration will close on Friday 26th August 5:00pm - Contact tournament director to register (Richard Gould 07770763266).

Due to potentially high numbers this year. Entry may be on a 1st come 1st served basis - so register early to guarantee a place.

In the event of players finishing on equal points a tie-breaking system will be applied for titles and prize monies. (First tie-break will be Median Buchholz followed, if necessary, by Buchholz, then most wins and then progressive scores.)

Time control:
1 hour 30minutes and 30 seconds increment.  All moves must be recorded. 

Players will be defaulted if they arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the round.

Timetable: Saturday, Sunday & Monday 27th, 28th, 29th August 2016

Check-in: 9.15am - 9.45am.  1st round start time 10.00am.

1st Round Draw: 9.45-9.50am

Dates:
Saturday 27th August Round 1 10.00am Round 2 3.00pm
Sunday 28th August Round 3 10.00am Round 4 3.00pm
Monday 29th August Round 5 10.00am Round 6 3.00pm

Sections: Subject to change upon entrant numbers

Senior over 1700
Intermediate 1400-1700
Junior under 1400 and unrated

Players may request to play in a higher band at the directors discretion.

Prize money: To be confirmed

Rules: FIDE rules will apply

Terms and conditions click here

Entry: contact tournament director Richard Gould 07770763266 richardgould8@hotmail.co.uk

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