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The Civil Service 2018 Summer Tournament Starts

The UCU Civil Service Summer Tournament is open to all chess players and provides regular competitive chess during the summer months when many chess clubs are closed. Early start for this first week - please arrive by 6:30pm.

Event details

When

May 02, 2018
from 06:45 PM to 10:00 PM

Where

NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07872544868

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Venue NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont, Upper Newtownards Road Belfast BT4 3TA

This first evening will be at the PlayBall Room - which closes at 10:00pm so we start early - please arrive at 6:30pm.

Other evenings in the Large Mac Room will start latter please arrive at 7:30pm.

Starting Wednesday 2nd May 2018 and continuing every Wednesday

Apart from a free week : Weds 11th July.

Ending Wednesday 26th September 2018. Prize Giving and mini tournament.

Start Time for the draw 7:30 pm. The aim is to start each round at 7.45 pm sharp.

Format The tournament is flexible – players play whichever nights suit them with pairings being made on the evening. Players are usually paired with opponents within their own grading band but late comers may get a difficult draw or may not be paired – so please be prompt.

Time limit Each player gets 1 hour 30 minutes for the complete game.

Prizes will depend on number of entrants.There will be grading bands, again depending on entrants.

Entry Fee £20. Cheques payable to ‘Ulster Chess Union’.

Entries to Mark Newman, 50 Abbey Mount, Bangor, BT20 4DB. Telephone 07872544868. email: mark.chris.newman@googlemail.com

Rules
1. Players must complete 10 games to be considered for prizes.
2. If a player does not play in two of the last three rounds they will be assumed to have played and lost 2 games. If they play only one then they will forfeit one game.
3. However if a player has played 14 or more games then they are exempt from rule 2.
4. Scores will be calculated on a percentage basis.

Controller Mark Newman

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