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FIDE RATED Rostrevor Rapid Championships 2024

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Sep 07, 2024
from 10:30 AM to 05:00 PM


An Cuan, 44 Shore Rd, Rostrevor, BT34 3ET

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FIDE RATED Rostrevor Rapid Championships 2024


An Cuan, 44 Shore Rd, Rostrevor, BT34 3ET

This venue is in a magical setting, overlooking the beautiful Carlingford Lough and the wonderful Kilbroney Forest Park is directly behind our building.

Entry fee £10, if paid in advance, otherwise £15 cash on the day.,

Format: Open Swiss

7 rounds of 20+0


Check-in 10:30am to 10:45am

Be seated at 10:55am

Round 1: 11am to 11:40am

Round 2: 11:45am to 12:25pm

Round 3: 12:30pm to 1:10pm

Lunch break

Round 4: 2pm to 2:40pm

Round 5: 2:45pm to 3:25pm

Round 6: 3:30pm to 4:10pm

Round 7: 4:15pm to 4:55pm

Prize-giving: 5pm

Tie-breaks will be determined by Swiss Master 5.7 Build 8 in the following order: Buchholz, Progressive Scores, TPR Mixed

Trophies/shields/cups for

2nd Place
3rd Place

Junior Champion
Junior 2nd
Junior 3rd

We advise booking and prepaying early to secure a place.

FIDE rules will apply. Phones must be switched off (including any spectators/chess parents). No food allowed in the playing hall but drinks at tables permitted. Players may bring a pack-lunch and there are pic-nic tables outdoors at front of the building on a large lawn. There is also a cafe at the venue. Car parking within the grounds is also possible.

Remember, as per FIDE guidelines, each player is meant to be a paid-up member of their National Federation in order to get their games rated. Newcomers are invited to join the Irish Chess Union or Ulster Chess Union. The season runs from 1st September 2024 to 31st August 2025.

Deadline to register for this tournament is 12 noon on 31st August 2024

Players are not permitted to turn up on the day without pre-registering as we must know the number of sets and clocks to bring to the venue (+ we need to get all player details entered into the software programme in advance).

Players must enter in advance to FIDE National Arbiter Brendan Jamison at:

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