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June 2012

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*~@# 2-6 Jun e2e4 Diamond Jubilee Congress, Crowne Plaza, London-Gatwick Airport, Langley Drive, Crawley, RH11 7SX MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email: sean@e2e4.org.uk Website: www.e2e4.org.uk/gatwick  – A 9 round FIDE rated International with sections from players of all strengths. GM norms available
~* 3 Jun KJCA Sutton Valence Junior Rapidplay, Sutton Valence School, North Street, Sutton Valence ME17 3HL MAP Contact: Sue Maguire Email: sue.maguire@rocketmail.com – 7th tournament of the KJCA Grand Prix. Entries can be made via our website: www.kjca.org | Entry form
4 Jun CCF County Championships & Training Day, 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/
4 Jun CCF Exchange Chess Blitz Evening, 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/
*~ 8-10 Jun 16th South Lakes Open Chess Congress, Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria MAP Contact: Dave Cole Email: dave.cole@baesystems.com Tel: 01229 811914 | Entry form
~* 9 Jun 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/
10 Jun 1st UKI Girls’ Chess Championship, Hinchley Wood School, Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Surrey KT10 0AQ MAP Contact: Marie Gledhill Tel: 07963 660177 Email: marie.gledhill@tesco.net – Sections: U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U14, U18 plus Adult Intellectual | Entry form
~ 15-17 Jun Rochester Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Chess Congress, 99b Warren Wood Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 2XA MAP Contact: Tyrone Jefferies Email: tyronejefferies@hotmail.com – Open including U180; Major U160 including U140; Minor U120 including U100 Week-end chess tournament of 5 rounds in each section | Entry form | Playing schedule
*~ 16 Jun 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
16 Jun Scottish Blitz Championship, Surgeons’ Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW MAP Contact: Jonathan Edwards Email: scottishblitz@gmail.com Website: http://www.scottishblitz.com Entry form: http://www.scottishblitz.com/entry.html – 11 rounds, time control 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment (as used at the World Blitz)
16 Jun Greater London Chess Club Chess ‘Pentathlon’, Upper Vestry House, St George’s Bloomsbury, Little Russell Street, London WC1A 6HR MAP Email: nigelblades@blueyonder.co.uk Website:    http://www.glcc.org.uk – chess ‘Pentathlon’ with five different game formats in one event, celebrating the 125th Anniversary of GLCC and the London Olympic Year 2012. Open to all, but entry limited to 40 players maximum. Open and U130 Sections | Entry form
*~ 17 Jun Leek Rapidplay Chess Congress, St. Edward’s Junior High School, Westwood Road, Leek ST13 8DN MAP Contact: Roger Edwards Email: rogerjedwards@yahoo.co.uk – 2 sections, U200 and U145, each of 6 rounds starting at 10.00 using Fischer timings of 20mins+10secs per move | Entry form
~ 17 Jun National Girls’ Chess Championships Southern Qualifier, Old Vicarage School, Richmond Hill, Richmond TW10 6QX Contact: Sabrina Chevannes Email: sabrinachevannes@hotmail.co.uk Website: http://www.chevanneschessacademy.com/womens-chess/national-girls-chess-championships/2012-2/southern-qualifier/ – the last chance to qualify for this year’s final, which will be held at KEHS, Birmingham on Saturday 30th June 2012 | Entry form
19 Jun 13th Sam Black Memorial Blitz, Wanstead House, 21 The Green, Wanstead, London E11 2NT MAP Contact: Gary Cook Email: ncclsecretary@yahoo.co.uk  – Open and U151 Challengers. 5 double game rounds. £420 prize fund Website: http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/%7Ecernunos/nccl/samblack/entry.html | Entry form
~@ 23 Jun 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
~@ 23 Jun 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
~ 23 Jun 2nd West London Junior Chess Club Rapid Championship, Chiswick Town Hall, Committee Room, Heathfield Terrace, London W4 MAP Contact: Meri Grigoryan Email: wljcc2001@gmail.com Website: www.westlondonchess.com/juniors – ECF graded event for children aged below 11 years old | Entry form
~ 23 Jun Saffron Walden Junior Tournament, Chesterfords Community Centre, Newmarket Road, Great Chesterford CB10 1NS MAP Contact: James Simpson Email: james.simpson@selexelsag.com Website: www.ejca.co.uk – Essex Junior Grand Prix – Round 5. Sections U9, U11, U14 & U18
*~ 23-24 Jun Heywood Congress (including the Van Leeuwen Wheeler Open), Heywood Civic Centre, Heywood, Lancashire OL10 1LW MAP Tel: 01706 368130 Contact: Bill O’Rourke Email: worchess@ntlworld – Open, U180, U160, U140 and U120 sections. Free car parking, less than 5 minutes from motorway, £2300 prize fund Website: http://www.heywoodcongress.org.uk/ (online entry available) | Entry form
23-24 Jun Hampstead Festival Chess Congress, Henderson Court Resource Centre, 102 Fitzjohns Avenue, London NW3 6NS MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Website: http://hampsteadsummerfestival.blogspot.co.uk/p/chess.html – Five rounds, games graded by the ECF for the national grading database. Maximum 40 players, divided into two sections by ECF grade. £150 1st and £80 £2nd in each section. Swiss format tournaments.
26 Jun Greater London Chess Club Evening Blitz Tournament, Lower Vestry House, St George’s Bloomsbury, 6 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HR MAP Contact: Nigel Blades Email: nigelblades@blueyonder.co.uk Website: http://www.glcc.org.uk/ – Open to all players, a single section Swiss tournament, usually about 10 rounds at 5 minutes per player per game, finishing by 9.30-10pm. Entry fees: £3 for GLCC club members, £6 for non-members entering in advance, £8 for non-members entering on the day. Start time 6.45pm | Entry form
27th Jun English Chess Federation Afternoon School Chess Tournament, Wilson’s School, Mollison Drive, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9JW MAP Contact: Neill Cooper Email: nsc@wilsonsschool.sutton.sch.uk Tel: 020 8773 2931
*~@# 29 Jun-1 Jul e2e4 Buxton Congress, Barceló Buxton Palace Hotel, Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6AG MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email:sean@e2e4.org.uk Website http://www.e2e4.org.uk/buxton – 3 sections, FIDE rated Open, FIDE rated U2000 and Under 135 minor
~ 29 Jun-1 Jul Sheffield Congress 2012, King Edward VII Upper School, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2PW MAP Tel: 07812 494957 Contact: Paul Bailey (Congress Secretary) Email: sheffieldcongress@rocketmail.com Website: http://www.sheffieldanddistrictchess.org.uk/congress2012 – Four sections: Open, Major U171, Intermediate U146, Minor U121. Best Game Prize for each section | Entry form
~ 30 Jun ECF U18 / U13 County Championships 2012, Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6DW Contact: Chris Archer-Lock Email: chris@pafc.net – the annual ECF U18/U13 County Championships | Entry form | A5 publicity PDF | More here
~ 30 Jun The National Girls Chess Championship Final, King Edward VI High Schools for Girls, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UB MAP Contact Sabrina Chevannes Email: sabrinachevannes@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 07868028491 | Entry form
30 Jun CCF Open Rapid Play, 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/
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