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~*@# 5-7 Jul   e2e4 Sunningdale Chess Congress, De Veres Sunningdale Hotel, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 0QE MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email: sean@e2e4.org.uk Website: www.e2e4.org.uk/sunningdale/Jul2013/index.htm
~ 6 Jul   Greater London Chess Club Summer Rapidplay, Upper Vestry House, St. George’s Bloomsbury, 6 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HR MAP Contact: Nigel Blades Email: tournaments@glcc.org.uk Website: http://www.glcc.org.uk/ – starts 10:30 AM ends 5:00 PM. Open and U-130 five-round Swiss tournaments, with prizes in each section: 1st £50, 2nd £25, 3rd £15 | Entry form
Y 7 Jul   East Midlands Chess Junior Training Tournament, Bramcote Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3HD MAP Contact: Christopher Dunworth Email: eastmidlandschess@gmail.com Website: www.eastmidlandschess.co.ukEntry form
Y 7 Jul   CCF Junior Rapid Play: CCF Junior Championships 2013 (closed event), 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
~* 12-14 Jul   July Whitby Chess Congress, The Conservative Club, Upgang Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3DT MAP Contact: Noel Boustred Email: noelboustred@yahoo.co.uk – Starts 19.00,  two sections: Minor limit is ECF Grade 149 and Major limit is 178, with a highest ever single prize of £230 (£30 to enter, ECF Silver members £24, details please by 9/7/2013 | Entry form
~*@ 13 Jul   Golders Green FIDE Rapidplay Congress, Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, London NW11 7QG MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Website: http://www.goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com | Entry form
Y 13 Jul   Junior Chess Finals Day, Patcham Memorial Hall, Old London Road, Patcham, Brighton BN1 8XR MAP Contact: Christopher Dunworth Email: dunworth@talk21.com – starts 12:00PM ends 5:00PM. This event will be run under the supervision of ECF National Chess Coach Christopher Dunworth, and is the last of our regular events of the academic year. You can choose the type of chess that you wish to play – regular training tournament, swap chess, giveaway chess, progressive chess, and so on | Entry form
~*# 13-14 Jul   Weald Chess Congress, The Sports Centre, Copthorne Prep School, Effingham Lane, Copthorne, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 3HR MAP Contact: Mrs Paula Payne Email: entrymanager@wealdchesscongress.org Website: www.wealdchesscongress.org – starts 09:45. 5 round swiss with 4 sections: Open, Major (U175), Intermediate (U140), Minor (U110). British Championship 2014 qualifier. £1500 prize fund | Entry form
~ 14 Jul   1st Newton Abbot RapidPlay Congress, Ogwell Memorial Hall, East Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6AJ MAP Contact: Dominic Mackle Email: info@chessteacher.co.uk Website: http://www.chessteacher.co.uk – starts 10:00am ends 6:00pm. A 6 round, 30 minutes per player per game event. It is restricted to players under ECF 200 rapid play grade (standard grade will apply for those without a rapid grade). A map will be emailed to those who enter. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. All entries will be confirmed by email | Entry form
Y 14 Jul   KJCA GP8, Sevenoaks Primary School, Bradbourne Park Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3LB MAP Contact: Sue Maguire Email: sue.maguire@btinternet.com Website: http://www.kjca.org/event/52 – all juniors welcome to attend the KJCA final. Final standings for the Kent Junior GPs will be decided on the day.
~ 17 Jul   CCF Daytime FIDE Club – Summer Event Round 5, 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
~ 19-21 Jul   Leeds Chess Congress, Wellington Hill Residents Association Clubhouse, 21-23 Ringwood Drive, Leeds LS14 1AR MAP Contact: Jonathan Mahony Email: leedschesscongress@gmail.com Website: www.leedschesscongress.org.uk – the ideal warm-up before the British Championships | Entry form
~ 20 Jul   6th Snodland Rapidplay Chess Congress, The Wolfe Centre, Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS MAP Contact: Rob Thompson Email: thompsonrg@gmail.com Website: www.snodlandcongress.blogspot.com – starts 10:00. Six round open rapidplay, 30 minutes per player, per game. All games played on DGT 2010 clocks. Title of Kent Rapidplay Champion to be awarded | Entry form
~* 20-21 Jul   5th Worcestershire Open Chess Congress, University of Worcester, Conference Centre, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ MAP Contact: Andrew Farthing Email: andrew.farthing@btinternet.com Website: http://www.raycollett.net/congress/ – starts 10:00 ends 18:00. Four sections: Open, U160, U135 and U115. Profits from the congress are donated to charity. This year’s designated charity is Leukaemia CARE, a national charity based in Worcester. Entry form available via congress website
~*@ 20-21 Jul   Hampstead Under 2200 Weekend Congress, Henderson Court Resource Centre, 102 Fitzjohns Avenue (junction with Prince Arthur Road), London NW3 6NS (use NW3 6NS in your satnav) MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Website: http://www.hampsteadchess.blogspot.co.uk/ – five rounds, games are FIDE rated and graded by the ECF for the national grading database. Maximum 60 players, limited to players rated Under 2200. Unrated players should be Under 190 ECF, or the national equivalent. Swiss format tournaments. PRIZES – 1st £200, 2nd £100 plus a minimum of two rating prizes of £80.00. Rating bands to be announced before round two.
~ 21 Jul   Potters Bar Chess Tournament, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar EN6 3BP MAP Contact: Mr. Kumar Email: bell135’@gmail.com. The  tournament provides an opportunity to improve your ECF grades and good match play experience for juniors. This event is for children only.
  25 Jul   25 Jul Grand Master Training day – juniors only, Hayes Old Church Schools Hall, 86 Hayes Street, Hayes, Bromley, Kent BR2 7BA MAP Contact: Luca Bernardini Email: luca@plantz.uk.com – starts 10:00AM ends 4:00PM. Junior training day with GM Chris Ward and GM John Emms. Training will be in groups of max. 10 people. Only 40 places available. All standards welcome | Entry form
~ 25-26 Jul   British Championship Training Mini Matches, PE Classrooms, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 7PU MAP Contact: Nick Pert Email: nickpert@hotmail.com – starts 1.00pm. These mini matches are perfect training for the British Championships. In addition, coaching can be provided in the mornings of these matches, either privately or through Nick, or players can prepare themselves | Entry form
~ 27 Jul   5th Wellington College Elite Chess Training Day, Driver Rooms, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 7PU MAP Contact: Nick Pert Email: nickpert@hotmail.com – starts 10.00am ends 4.00pm. With GM Nick Pert and IM Yang-Fan Zhou – Top Group, grade 150+ for adults and juniors / Second Group for juniors only, grade 100-150. Not suitable for beginners | Entry form
~* 27 Jul   Poplar Rapid-Play, St. Nicholas Church Centre, Ettrick Street, Poplar, London E14 0QD MAP Contact: Norman Went Email: docklandschess@yahoo.co.uk Website: http://www.spanglefish.com/docklandschessclub – starts 10:30AM ends 6:30PM. 6 round Swiss tournament rapid-play. At least two sections of above and below 130. 6 x 60 minute playing sessions | Entry form
~* 27 Jul-10 Aug 100th British Chess Championships, Riviera Centre, Torquay MAP Contact: Lara Barnes Email: manager.british@englishchess.org.uk | Click here to look into accommodation | Entry form
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