This year the tournament grew to four sections, catering for all abilities.

Here are the full results of this year's event.

You can browse through photographs from last year's event by clicking on the pic below. I highly recommend this wonderful venue!

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Here are the full results of last year's event, held 22nd April at the University of Sussex, Falmer.

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 Rapidplay 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/.

Here are the dates for 2018.
2018
January 6February 10March 3April 14
May 12June 2July 14August 4
Sept 8Oct 13Nov 10Dec ---

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