Hull & District Rapid Play 2020

WHEN

Sunday 5th January 2020 10:15-17:15

Round 1: 10:30 to 11:30
Round 2: 11:45 to 12:45
Round 3: 13:30 to 14:30
Round 4: 14:45 to 15:45
Round 5: 16:00 to 17:00
 

WHERE:

  • The Royal Hotel Hull, Royal Suite, 170 Ferensway, Hull HU1 3UF. For more details regarding the venue, please click here.
  • 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 (preferred) by 03/01/2019 or post entry form with cheque by 24/12/2019
    *Junior < 18yrs on the day.
  • Requests for refunds accepted up to 22/12/2019 (refund will be amount paid minus transaction fee).

FORMAT

  • 5 rounds Swiss
  • Three sections:
    1. 1) FIDE Rated Open
    • 2) 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.
    • 3) ECF u120
  • Where ECF grade is applicable, rapid play grade (min 10 games); if no rapid grade, the most recent ECF grade will apply
  • Where FIDE rating is applicable, if no rapid rating, standard rating 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

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.

ARBITERS

  • Chief Arbiter & Organiser: Douglas Vleeshhouwer (ECF Arbiter)
  • Arbiter: Thomas Hackett (ECF arbiter)

Contact: douglas.vleeshhouwer@gmail.com

HOW TO ENTER

Click here to enter and pay online (our preferred method).

Or click here to download the entry form and here to find out who has entered so far.

Contact: douglas.vleeshhouwer@gmail.com