Midlands and selected National Events
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- Fri 28 Dec to Sun 6 Jan. Hastings International Chess Congress at Horntye Park Sports Complex, Hastings TN34 1EX. Hastings Masters, Christmas Tournament with graded sections, New Year morning and afternoon tournaments and Weekend Congress with open, u160, and u130 tournaments.
- Fri-Sun 4-6 Jan. Shropshire Congress at Wrekin Housing Trust, Colliers Way, Telford TF3 4AW. FIDÉ Open, Major, Intermediate and Minor tournaments.
- Sun 20 Jan. Nottingham Rapidplay at Nottingham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham NG7 4ED.
- Sun 27 Jan. Stockport Rapidplay at The Guildhall, 169 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK1 3UA
- Sat & Sun 9 & 10 Feb. 4NCL Divisions 1 & 2 at Park inn, Telford; Divisions 3 & 4 South at Mercure Daventry Court Hotel, Daventry, Northants; Division 3 North at Mercure Bolton Georgian House, Bolton.
- Fri to Sun 22-24 Feb. Warwickshire Open Chess Championships at Alan Higgs Centre, Allard Way, Voventry CV3 1JP. FIDÉ Open, FIDÉ u1975, u140, u110 tournaments.
- Sat & Sun 16 & 17 Mar. 4NCL Divisions 1 and 2, rounds 7 and 8 at Park Inn, Telford.
- Sat & Sun 30 & 31 Mar. Nottingham Congress at Nottingham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham NG7 4ED. Open, u165, u135, u110.
- Sat & Sun 13 & 14 Apr. 4NCL Div 3 and 4 South Rounds 7 & 8 at Mercure Daventry Court Hotel, Daventry.
- Sat-Mon 4-6 May. 4NCL Round 5. Divisions 1 and 2 at Park Inn, Telford; Divisions 3 and 4 at Murcure Georgian House, Bolton.
- Sat 18 May. ECF County Championship quarter finals. Various locations.
- Sat 8 Jun. ECF County Championship semi-finals. Various locations.
- Sat 6 Jul. ECF County Championship finals. Venue TBA.