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January 2012

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~* 2 Jan   Sussex Junior Hastings Rapidplay, St. Mary Star of the Sea School, Magdalen Road, St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex TN37 6EU MAP Contact: Paula Payne Email: entrymanager@sussexjuniorchess.org – 6 rounds in 4 sections: U11 Minor, U11 Major, U18 Minor, U18 Major. Open to all aged under 18 on 31st August 2011 Website: http://www.sussexjuniorchess.org/index.htm | Entry form
  6-8 Jan   Fulprint 25th York Congress, Energise (formerly Oaklands Sports Centre), Cornlands Road, Acomb, York YO24 3DX MAP Contact: Richard Hardy Tel: 01904 764963 | Entry form
~* 7 Jan   Golders Green Rapidplay, Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, Golders Green, London NW11 7QG MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Website: http://goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com/
@ 7-8 Jan   CCF New Year LP Congress (inc. FIDE Open), 84-90 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 3BA MAP Contact: Scott Freeman Email: chess@ccfworld.com Tel: 020 8645 0302 Website: http://www.ccfworld.com/Chess/
~* 7-8 Jan   Shropshire Congress 2012, The Wrekin Housing Trust, Colliers Way, Old Park, Telford TF3 4AW MAP Contact: Steve Rooney Email: steve.rooney@busandcoach.com Website: www.shropshirechess.org – Open, Major (160 and under) and Minor (120 and under) | Entry form
~ 8 Jan   Hertfordshire Junior Chess Championships, Bowmansgreen Primary School, Telford Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PH MAP Contact: Yogesh Jina Email: hsca@live.co.uk – U9, U11 and U14/16 sections from 9am to 5pm, for regular players this is an opportunity to compete for a place in the county squad and possibly walk away with a prize. Additionally we will also host our popular ‘Stars Barred’ tournament (1.45pm to 5pm) which provides an opportunity of tournament play for beginners or less regular players. These events are opened to non-Hertfordshire Juniors as well | Entry form
  13 Jan   ***CANCELLED***
Barcelo Blitz Friday,
Barcelo Hotel, Hinckley Island Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645
***CANCELLED***
  14-15 Jan 4NCL Rounds 3 and 4, Barcelo Hotel, Hinckley Island MAP (Divisions 1, 2 and 3) Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Contact address: The Old Farmhouse, 7 Church Street, Ducklington, Witney OX29 7UA | Entry guidelines
  14-15 Jan   4NCL Northern League, De Vere Wychwood Park (near Crewe) MAP Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Contact address: The Old Farmhouse, 7 Church Street, Ducklington, Witney OX29 7UA | Entry guidelines
*~ 15 Jan   Richmond Rapidplay 99, The White House Community Association, The Avenue, Hampton TW12 3RN MAP Contact: James Coleman Email: rapidplay@aol.com Website: www.surreyrapidchess.org
~ 15 Jan   23rd Nottingham Rapidplay Congress, Nottingham High School MAP Contact: Robert Richmond Email: Robrchmnd@aol.com | Additional information, including accommodation, available on the Nottinghamshire CA website
  21-22 Jan   Junior 4NCL Weekend 2, Barcelo Hotel, Hinckley Island MAP Contact: Claire Summerscale Tel: 07807 806055 | Entry form DOC | PDF
~* 21 Jan   Docklands (Poplar) Rapid-Play, Langley Hall, St.Nicholas’ Church Centre, Ettrick Street, Poplar, London E14 0QD MAP Contact: Norman Went Email: DocklandsChess@yahoo.co.uk Website: www.spanglefish.com/docklandschessclub – 6 round Swiss Rapidplay tournament, below 205 rating only | Entry form
~ 22 Jan   Barnet Schools Chess Association, Queen Elizabeth’s School, Queen’s Road, Barnet,
Hertfordshire EN5 4DQ MAP Contact: Tony Niccoli Email: tony1n@yahoo.com – Junior Tournament, age groups from Under 7 up to Under 19 | Entry form
~*@# 23 Jan-2 Feb Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar Email: chess@caletahotel.gi – Masters Open 24/1-2/2 | 10 round Swiss Challengers U2250 23/1-27/1 and 28/1-1/2 | Amateur U1800 23/1-27/1 and 28/1-1/2. The world’s strongest open tournament £155,000 prize fund – live games during Masters Website: www.gibraltarchesscongress.com
  27-29 Jan   Mulcahy Cup 2012, Cork Chess Club MAP Contact: Cork Chess Club Email: corkchess@gmail.com Website: www.corkchess.com – 6 round weekend tournament, open draw, typically 50-60 entrants annually. Entry fee €35, 90 minutes all moves. Prize fund estimated €1,000 – depending on entry level
  28 Jan   Jorvik One-Day Rapidplay, Wheatlands Lodge Hotel, 75-85 Scarcroft Road, York YO24 1DB Contact: Peter Cloudsdale Tel: 01904 767177 Email: cloudsdale_c@hotmail.co.uk | Entry form
~@ 28 Jan   London FIDE Rapid Play, Newman Catholic College, Harlesden Road, Willesden NW10 3RN MAP Contact: Sainbayar Tserendorj Email: londonrapidplay@yahoo.co.uk – sections U1700, U2000 and Open Website: www.londonrapidplay.co.uk
~@ 28 Jan   London Junior FIDE Rapid Play, Newman Catholic College, Harlesden Road, Willesden NW10 3RN MAP Contact: Sainbayar Tserendorj Email: londonrapidplay@yahoo.co.uk – sections U8, U10, U12, U14 and U18 Website: www.londonrapidplay.co.uk
*~ 28-29 Jan   16th Dudley Congress, The Quality Hotel, Birmingham Street, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4RN MAP Contact: Norman Went Email: spectrumchess@hotmail.com Website: www.spectrumchess.com – 3 tournament sections, Swiss pairings, Premier Under 205, Major Under 165 and Minor Under 125 | Entry form
  29 Jan   5th Millfield Open, Millfield School, Street, Somerset BA16 0YD MAP Contact: Matthew Turner Email: mjt@millfieldschool.com – One-day rapidplay | Entry form
  29 Jan   CCF Junior Rapid Play – English Chess Challenge Qualifier, 84-90 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 3BA MAP Contact: Scott Freeman Email: chess@ccfworld.com Tel: 020 8645 0302 Fax: 020 8645 0412 Website: http://www.ccfworld.com/Chess/
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