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Midlands and selected National Events

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  • Sun 28 Jan. Nottingham Rapidplay at Nottingham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham NG7 4ED. Six rounds 10am-6:30pm: Open, Major (u160), Intermediate (u135), and Minor (u100) tournaments.
  • Sun 28 Jan. Stockport Rapidplay at The Guildhall, 168 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK1 3UA. 10am to 6:30pm, 6 rounds, Open, Major (u170), Intermediate (u140), Minor (u110).
  • Sun 4 Feb. 2020 Chess Grand Final at Underground Dance Studio Hall, Birmingham University B15 2SA.
  • Sat & Sun 10 & 11 Feb. 4NCL rounds 5 & 6 Divisions 1 & 2 at Park Inn, Northampton.
  • Sat & Sun 17 & 18 Feb. MCCU Rapid & Blitz Championship at Holiday Inn Birmingham Walsall, 20 Wolverhampton Road, Walsall WS2 0BS.
  • Sat & Sun 24 & 25 Feb. British Universities Chess Association Championship at Park Inn by Radisson Telford, Forge Gate, Telford TF3 4NA.
  • Sat & Sun 17 & 18 Mar. 4NCL rounds 7 & 8, Division 3 North at Mercure Bolton Georgian House.
  • 25 Mar. Birmingham Rapidplay at Quinborne Community Centre, Ridgacre Road, Quinton, Birmingham B32 2TW. Seven rounds, 10:30am to 7pm FIDE-rated Open, Major (170max), Intermediate (140max), Minor (110max).
  • Fri 30 Mar to Sun 1 Apr. Bolton Easter Congress at The Ukrainian Social Club, 99 Castle Street, Bolton BL2 1JP. FIDE-rated Open, Major, (u170), and Knights (u135) tournaments, 5 rounds.
  • Sat 31 Mar. Bolton Busy Persons Blitz at The Ukrainian Social Club, 99 Castle Street, Bolton BL2 1JP Starts 2:30, 8 rounds, 10 minute games.
  • Sat 7 Apr. Rugeley Rapidplay at Lea Hall Social Club, Sandy lane, Rugeley, Staffs WS15 2LB. 10:30am to 7:00pm. Seven rounds: Open, max 160, and max 120 tournaments. Join in the club's 50th anniversary clelebrations.
  • Sat & Sun 7 & 8 Apr. ECF 2018 National Club Championship at Park Inn by Radisson Telford, Telford Centre, Forge gate, Telford TF3 4NA.
  • Sat 5 to 7 May. 4NCL rounds 9, 10 & 11 Divisions 1 & 2 at Park Inn, Telford, Shrops.