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Newry Rapidplay 2019 : ** Now Full **

** This event has restricted numbers - we are now FULL ** We are very excited to launch the first ever rapidplay chess championships in Newry, acting as a celebration of the recent affliation of the Ulster Chess Union [UCU] with the Irish Chess Union [ICU]. Press will attend the event along with representatives from the UCU and ICU.

Event details

When

Feb 02, 2019
from 09:45 AM to 04:30 PM

Where

Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, 1A Bank Parade, Newry, BT35 6HP

Contact Name

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** This event has restricted numbers - we are now FULL **

Kindly sponsored by

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Newry Mourne and Down District Council

We are very excited to launch the first ever rapidplay chess championships in Newry, acting as a celebration of the recent affliation of the Ulster Chess Union [UCU] with the Irish Chess Union [ICU]. Press will attend the event along with representatives from the UCU and ICU. The tournament will be held in the Bell Gallery on the first floor of the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre and is kindly sponsored by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.

Arbiters: Ross Harris (UCU President) & Brendan Jamison (UCU Tournament Director)

EVENT TITLE: Newry Rapidplay Championships 2019

DATE: Saturday February 2, 2019

START TIME: 10:30am to 10:45am for check-in / payment of entry fees. Round 1 at 11am.

END TIME: 5:30pm (Prize-giving at 5:20pm).

REGISTRATION:

Emailing to register means that you have read the information below and agree to abide by the rules. Please email Ross Harris or Brendan Jamison at playchessni@gmail.com by 12 noon on Wednesday January 30, 2019. Entries after 12 noon will not be accepted. Entries through other people will not be accepted so please make direct contact.

Further details and list of entrants please click here : http://www.chessni.co.uk/newry2019.html

ENTRY FEES:

£10 per player for ICU and UCU members.

£5 for under 18 year olds.

£5 for students.

ARBITERS: Ross Harris (Senior) & Brendan Jamison (Junior)

FORMAT: 6 rounds. 2 sections: Senior and Junior.

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.

 

TIMETABLE:

 

PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEES

 

 

10:30am to 10:45am

 

ROUND 1

 

 

11:00am to 11:50am

 

ROUND 2

 

 

11:55am to 12:45pm

 

ROUND 3

 

 

12:50pm to 1:40pm

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

1:40pm to 2:30pm

 

 

ROUND 4

 

2:30pm to 3:20pm

 

 

ROUND 5

 

 

3:25pm to 4:15pm

 

ROUND 6

 

 

4:20pm to 5:10pm

 

PRIZE-GIVING

 

 

5:20pm to 5:30pm

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