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Midland Open Junior Championships@Leicester
Tue 16 to Thu 18 April 2019

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Midland Junior Open Championships

 

This congress will be held Tue to Thu 16th-18th April at St Nicholas Hall, Leicester Grammar School, London Road, Leicester LE8 9FL. Organised by IO Alex Holowczak.

Under-11, Under-14 and Under-18 tournaments will be World Chess Federation (FIDÉ) rated.

This tournament is being played in a school without on-site accommodation, but a number of hotels are available This tournament is being played in a school without on-site accommodation, but a number of hotels are available nearby in the City of Leicester.

 

Four Tournaments:

  • Under-18 on 31 Aug 2018. FIDÉ-rated and ECF-graded. First prize £300, 2nd prize £150, 3rd prize £75, Best performance prize of £50, Highest scoring from MCCU-area £50, Highest scoring female player prize £50. Entry fee £40.
  • Under-14 on 31 Aug 2018. FIDÉ-rated and ECF-graded. First prize £200, 2nd prize £100, 3rd prize £50, Best performance prize of £50, Highest scoring from MCCU-area £50, Highest scoring female player prize £50. Entry fee £35.
  • Under-11 on 31 Aug 2018. FIDÉ-rated and ECF-graded. First prize £100, 2nd prize £50, 3rd prize £25, Highest scoring from MCCU-area £25, Highest scoring female player prize £25. Entry fee £30.
  • Under-9 on 31 Aug 2018. ECF-graded. First prize £100, 2nd prize £50, 3rd prize £25, Highest scoring from MCCU-area £25, Highest scoring female player prize £25. Entry fee £30.

For further details, click on the "entry form" menu item for the congress (.pdf file)

 

Playing schedule

  • Round 1 Tuesday 10:00 – 14:00
  • Round 2 Tuesday 15:00 – 19:00
  • Round 3 Wednesday 15:00 – 19:00
  • Round 4 Wednesday 10:00 – 14:00
  • Round 5 Thursday 10:00 – 14:00
  • Round 6 Thursday 15:00 - 19:00

A maximum of two ½ point byes may be taken in rounds 1 – 5.

 

Time Control

All moves in 90 minutes plus 30 second increment per move from move 1. Re-pairing will be offered 30 minutes after the start of a round. Players who have not arrived will be defaulted 30 minutes after the scheduled start of a round.

 

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