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Belfast South Open Chess Tournament 2017-18

This is a flexible open tournament similar to that of the Eglantine Summer Tournament. Players may play up to a maximum of 20 games but a minimum of 10 must be played to qualify for a prize. Regardless of the overall number of games played 2 must be within the last 3 weeks of the tournament to be eligible for prizes. To maximize the number of players receiving prizes, in the event of a player being eligible for a grading as well as a 1st/Runner- up prize, the grading prize will be awarded to the next best player. There will also be 2 prizes of £10 for the best game played before and after the Xmas break. For grading purposes the latest UCU ratings list will be used. Players will be assigned a grading band according to the tournament entry list. As far as practicable but not exclusively, pairings will be made within grading bands. There will be a first prize of £60 and £40 to the runner up based on players overall % score. There will also a grading prize for each band to the player with the best percentage score. Venue: The Bankers Club 29- 31 Malone Road Belfast Dates: Monday 30 October – 18 December 2017 Monday 08 January - 26 March 2018 * Please note that in order to keep to the above schedule there will be a tournament night following UCU weekend tournaments * Time: 7.30pm – 10.30pm ( ! hr 30 mins per clock) Entry Fee: £25 to non-club members and those club members only playing in the tournament . Cheques can be made payable to Belfast South Chess Club and given to the Controller or David Ruben. Tournament Controller : Neil Green Players are advised that in the event of a dispute games will be adjourned for adjudication by a committee of the players convened by the Controller.

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Oct 01, 2017
from 09:50 PM to 09:50 PM

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