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MCCU Junior Open Championships
3 - 5 April 2018

 
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Further information

This page itemises the most frequent issues players need before entry. Full details are in the terms and conditions (.pdf document). In the event that there is inconsistency between this page and the . pdf document, the .pdf document is definitive.

MCCU Junior Championships

Venue

Kenilworth School, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth CV8 2DA

Tournament sections

Under-18, under-14, under-11, under-9.

Schedule for play in all tournaments

Tue 3 Apr: Round 1 - 10:00-14:00 hr
Tue 3 Apr: Round 2 - 15:00-19:00 hr
Wed 4 Apr: Round 3 - 10:00-14:00 hr
Wed 4 Apr: Round 4 - 15:00-19:00 hr
Thu 5 Apr: Round 5 - 10:00-14:00 hr
Thu 5 Apr: Round 6 - 15:00-19:00 hr

Players may request up to 2 half-point-byes - see details.

Time control

90 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move from move 1

Prizes and entry fees

Prizes for Under-18: 1st £500; 2nd £250; 3rd £125; Highest scoring MCCU junior £50; Highest scoring female player £50; Best performance prize £50. Entry fee £40

Prizes for Under-14: 1st £300; 2nd £150; 3rd £75; Highest scoring MCCU junior £50; Highest scoring female player £50; Best performance prize £50. Entry fee £35

Prizes for Under-11: 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50; Highest scoring MCCU junior £25; Highest scoring female player £25; Grading prize £25. Entry fee £30

Prizes for Under-9: 1st £100; 2nd £50; 3rd £25; Highest scoring MCCU junior £25; Highest scoring female player £25; Grading prize. Entry fee £25.

No player can win more than one prize. Prizes may be changed subject to numbers of entries.

 

ECF membership, FIDE registration and grading

English-registered players must be ECF Gold or Platinum members in the Under- 11, Under-14 or Under-18 sections, or pay a £10 surcharge. All players must be ECF Silver members or above in the Under 9 section, or pay a £5 surcharge.

All sections will be ECF-graded. Additionally, the Under-11, Under-14 and Under-18 sections will be FIDE-rated.

ECF=English Chess Federation; FIDE=Fedération Internationales d'Écheques/World Chess Federation

 

Congress organiser

Alex Holowczak