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Midlands and selected National Events

Links are to tournament organisers' websites or entry forms. Events without links will have links uploaded when they have been received from county officials or organisers. Entries with TBA or TBC will have details uploaded shortly after the webmaster receives information from organisers.

For junior only events, please visit the "Junior Events" page.


  • Sat 2 Sep. Azaadi Rapidplay Chess Championship 10:30am to 7pm at Moseley All Services Club, Birmingham. Seven rounds, Open, Major (170max), Intermediate (140max) and Minor tournaments (110max).
  • Sat & Sun 16-17 Sep. Staffordshire Chess Congress at St Edwards Academy, Westwood Road, Leek, Staffs ST13 8DN. Open, u160 and u120 tournaments.
  • Sat & Sun 23-24 Sep. English Rapidplay Congress at Liverpool Cunard Building, Waterfront, Liverpool L3 1DS. Main event 9 rounds. Also English Junior Rapidplay Championship Saturday event 5 rounds on Saturday and one-day 5 rounds adult event on Sunday.