There are TWO sections.
  • Open to All (the strongest section)
  • Under 1450 (both ECF and FIDE Rapid)
All ages and abilities take part. If this is your first ever tournament then play in the Under 1450. 

ALL SECTIONS are rated by the ECF and FIDE in their rapidplay list, and you have to be a member of the ECF (SILVER LEVEL or above) to take part. Ring 01424 775222 to join or join online http://www.englishchess.org.uk/

There are six rounds and all players play in all rounds. It is not a knock-out.

There are refreshments all day.

Simul by IM Lorin d'Costa at Hendon Chess Club

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