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Enniskillen Rapidplay Championships 2019

We are looking forward to holding our first ever rapidplay chess championships in Enniskillen this May. The tournament has been kindly sponsored by an Enniskillen chess player to secure the luxury 5 star hotel as our venue for the event.

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May 18, 2019
from 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM


Lough Erne Resort, 193 Lough Shore Road, Ross Inner, Enniskillen, BT93 7ED

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EVENT TITLE: Enniskillen Rapidplay Chess Championships 2019

DATE: Saturday May 18, 2019

START TIME: 10:45am to 11am for check-in / payment of entry fees. Round 1 at 11:15am

END TIME: 5:30pm (Prize-giving at 5:25pm).


Emailing to register means that you have read the information on the offical page: and agree to abide by the rules. Please email by 12 noon on Wednesday May 15, 2019 with the following info if you are non-UCU or non-ICU registered:

Full name

Year of Birth

Rating (if any)

FIDE ID (if you have it)

Entries after 12 noon will not be accepted. Entries through other people will not be accepted so please make direct contact.


£10 for adults

£5 for under 18 year olds.

£5 for students.


All entry fees will be distributed as prizes at end of the day. A list of prizes will be published on the day after all money is collected from entry fees.


FORMAT: 6 rounds. Two sections, a senior and a junior. The split will be determined after first 20 entries have been received. Both sections will be rated by Ulster Chess Union.

TIME CONTROL: 25 minutes per player for all the moves therefore each game will last a maximum of 50 minutes.

TIE BREAKS: For tie-breaks, players will be ranked based on their scores by Median Buchholz, followed if necessary by Buchholz and then Progressive Scores.

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