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NICS Lackadaisical #1 2016-17

The first in the series of NICS rapidplays contributing to the Alan Burns Grand Prix. Enjoy Sunday Lunch followed by entertaining chess.

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Dec 11, 2016
from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM


NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

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Keeping our pattern from last year, the tourney will be organised as follows:

Entrance Fees

£10 on the day, or £8 for advance earlybird registration. No other discounts available


Begins at 1:00pm for a 1:30pm start. Advance earlybird registration by email to the controller for a 20% discount


5 round Swiss starting at 1:30pm. 20+5 on the clock reckoning the last round  should finish before 6.00pm

Prize Fund

After expenses, admission fees will be distributed as 25% to Alan Burns Grand Prix, 25% to club fund, 50% prize fund on the day. Depending on the field, awards will include at least Winner, Runner-up and Grading prizes


Lunch is served in the Whistles Bar & Restaurant from 12:00am on Sundays, checkout the restaurant:

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