10.30am start, play finished by 5.45pm. 

The Under 80 tournament will be five rounds and prizes will be awarded at 4.45pm.

Cash prizes will be paid by bank transfer, so please let me have your 8 digit bank account and 6 digit sort code by email after the event if you have won a prize (check the website for a list of winners after the event and always check chess-results for the crosstables).  

N.B. Players arriving before 11.30am may receive a half-point bye and will be paired normally after that.

Round 1. 10.30am to 11.30am

Round 2. 11.45am to 12.45pm

Round 3. 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Round 4. 2.15pm to 3.15pm

Round 5. 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Round 6. 4.45pm to 5.45pm (FIDE Sections only)


about chess at golders green

I always enjoy your events. They are perfectly organised and filled by strong players, which helps in improving my game.  Vikram Kamath

Golders Green FIDE Chess

You're probably here because a) you play chess and you're looking to take part in over the board competitions and b) you read that I run (with lots of help from friendly volunteers) the monthly Golders Green Rapidplays in Leonard Barden's excellent Evening Standard column, or on the ECF (English Chess Federation) tournament calendarWell, you found the right website! 

You have one of the best chess websites I have seen. It is very friendly and clever. As the chess administrator for the family, I am seriously impressed by the on-line bookingA Chess Parent

Thanks for visiting. Don't forget to enter online in time for the next event. Please subscribe to our mailing list! All the games are graded by the ECF and part of the ECF Grand Prix. ALL SECTIONS are rated by FIDE in their rapidplay list. You don't have to be a member of the ECF to take part BUT if you are SILVER LEVEL or above it will cost less. Players who are not ECF Silver members or above will be charged £33.00 to enter. Ring 01424 775222 to join the ECF or visit http://www.englishchess.org.uk/.

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