Hull & District Rapid Play 2020

WHEN

Sunday 5th January 2020 10:15-17:15

WHERE

  • The Royal Hotel Hull, 170 Ferensway, Hull HU1 3UF. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/kY9sCLUpdSx.
  • Venue is right next to Hull Train Station.
  • Parking £2 at St Stephens Hull Shopping venue, 110 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN (5-minute walk away). Map: https://goo.gl/maps/BMbfkaoJDeP2
  • Various options for lunch and coffees at St Stephens.

ENTRY

  • ECF Membership required
  • £15 (£10 juniors*), if Silver or higher membership.
  • £22.50 (£17.50 juniors*), if Bronze
  • Enter online by clicking here (preferred) or download entry form
  • Entries by 3rd January 2020.
    *Junior < 18yrs on the day.

FORMAT

  • 5 rounds Swiss
  • Three sections:
    FIDE Rated Open
    FIDE Rated U1900, Open to: (1) FIDE rated players rated below 1900 FIDE; (2) players without a FIDE rating graded below 160 ECF— If FIDE rated players also have an ECF grade, ECF grade must be below 160.
    ECF U120
  • Where ECF grade is applicable, Rapid play grade (min 10 games); if no rapid grade, the most recent ECF grade will apply
    Highest grade will apply in all cases
  • You can enter a higher section but not a lower one
  • Time control: 20mins + 10 sec increment from move 1
  • ECF graded

PRIZES

  • Per section: 1st prize £100, 2nd prize £50, one £30 grading prize
  • We reserve the right to alter any and all prize money if entries fall below the expected level.

GRADES

  • Current ECF Rapid play grade (min 10 games)
  • If no rapid grade, the most recent ECF grade will apply
  • Highest grade will apply in all cases
  • You can enter a higher section but not a lower one

Click here for the entry form and here to find out who has entered so far.

Contact: douglas.vleeshhouwer@gmail.com