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November 2012

2012Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
~ 3 Nov   Middlesex Hundreds Championship, Isleworth and Syon School, Ridgeway Road, Isleworth TW7 5LJ MAP Contact: Sainbayar Tserendorj Email: ukchessacademy@gmail.com Website: www.ukchessacademy.com – a qualifying event for the London Junior Chess Championships – Sections: U8, U10, U12, U14, U18 and Adult Novice. 6 round Swiss, 30 min each on the clock, ECF graded. This event is suitable for children new to tournaments chess as well as for those who have more playing experience. Also parents and guardians welcome to test your strength in Adult Novice section | Entry form
~@ 3-4 Nov 4NCL Rounds 1 and 2 (Divisions 1 and 2), De Vere Venues, Sunningdale MAP Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Contact address: The Old Farmhouse, 7 Church Street, Ducklington, Witney OX29 7UA – The entry guidelines for the forthcoming season can be found on the 4NCL website at http://www.4ncl.co.uk
 ~@ 3-4 Nov 4NCL Rounds 1 and 2 (Division 3 South), Wokefield Park MAP Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Contact address: The Old Farmhouse, 7 Church Street, Ducklington, Witney OX29 7UA – The entry guidelines for the forthcoming season can be found on the 4NCL website at http://www.4ncl.co.uk
  4 Nov   Barnet Junior Chess Training Day #3, St Pauls C of E School, The Ridgeway, London NW7 1QU MAP Contact: Angela Eyton/Tony Niccoli Email: teams@barnetjuniorchess.com Website: www.barnetjuniorchess.com  – Barnet Junior Chess training with special guest coaches. Training will take place in small similar ability groups with short breaks between lessons. Fully supervised. Open to all juniors | Entry form
~ 4 Nov   Oxfordshire Chess Association Junior Tournament (LJCC Qualifier), Magdalen College School, Oxford OX4 1DZ MAP Contact: Alan Kennedy 07834 356919 Email: alan.kennedy@smithkennedy.co.uk | Entry form
@ 5 Nov   The Loose Cannon FIDE Blitz, The Loose Cannon, 13-16 Allhallows Lane, off Upper Thames Street, London EC4R 3UL MAP (SatNav – EC4R 3UE) Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Website: http://www.cityblitzchess.blogspot.co.uk/ – our second event features six rounds of internationally rated blitz chess (10 minutes per player) with a £50 1st prize, plus £25 2nd and a rating prize based on entry. £10 to enter, £8 if you pay in advance. Check us out on Facebook
@ 7 Nov   Laboratory Spa Health Club FIDE Blitz, 1A Hall Lane, Hendon, London NW4 4TJ MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com Website: http://www.laboratorychess.blogspot.co.uk/ – entry fee is £8 in advance, or for members of the Spa and Hendon Chess Club members, £6 in advance. Entry on the night is £10.00
~*# 9-11 Nov   46th Torbay Chess Congress, Riviera International Conference Centre, Torbay, Devon MAP Contact: Raymond W Chubb Email: ray.chubb@care4free.net Website: www.chessdevon.co.uk
~*@# 9-11 Nov   e2e4 Brighton Chess Congress, Puma Brighton Old Ship Hotel, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1NR MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email: sean@e2e4.org.uk Website: www.e2e4.org.uk/brighton – A 5 round FIDE rated weekend congress by the seas with sections for players of all standards
~*@ 9-11 Nov   1st Birmingham International All-Play-Alls (Rounds 1-5), Hill & Cakemore Liberal Club, 87 Nimmings Road, Halesowen B62 9JG MAP Contact: Alex Holowczak Email: alexholowczak@gmail.com – a series of all-play-alls designed in order for people to get initial FIDE-ratings. Free entry to FIDE rated players. £30 entry to unrated players. E-mail Alex Holowczak if you are interested in playing.
~* 10 Nov   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/
~ 10-11 Nov   8th Chevannes Chess Weekender, Dulwich Prep London, 42 Alleyn Park, London SE21 7AA MAP Contact: Sabrina Chevannes Email: events@chevanneschessacademy.com Website: http://www.chevanneschessacademy.com/chevannes-chess-academy/events/upcoming-events/1259-2/ – this weekend event consists of both coaching and tournament play. You can attend one day or both days. The coaching is available right from a complete beginner up to a very high standard. If you are unsure of whether this event is for you/your child, please just contact me | Entry form
  10 Nov   National Youth Chess Association Under 16 / Under 12 Championships, Abraham Darby Academy, Telford, Shropshire MAP Contact: Kevin Staveley Email: kevin.staveley@btinternet.com – Team Championship. Under 16 Teams of 8, Under 12 Teams of 12
~ 10 Nov   6th West London Junior Rapid Championship (U12), Committee Room, Chiswick Town Hall, Heathfield Terrace, Chiswick, London W4 MAP Contact: Meri Grigoryan Email: wljcc2001@gmail.com Website: http://www.westlondonchess.com/juniors – Rounds: 5 Nobody is knocked out. Clocks to be used on all boards: 10 min each on the clock, 20 min for a game | Entry form
~* 11 Nov   Bolton Rapidplay 2012, Ukrainian Social Club, 99 Castle Street, Bolton BL2 1JP MAP Contact: Rod Middleton Telephone: 01204 383634 Email: gmccacongress@yahoo.co.uk – 3 sections: Open, Major & Minor | Entry form
~ 16-18 Nov   Hampshire Individual Championships, Eastleigh College, Eastleigh SO50 5FS MAP Contact: John Wheeler Email: john.wheeler@care4free.net Website: www.hampshirechess.co.uk – 6 rounds, Open, Major & Minor
~* 16-18 Nov   Preston Chess Congress, Harrington Refectory, University of Central Lancashire MAP Contact: Malcolm Peacock Email: malcolm@mpeacock.demon.co.uk Website: http://chess.popmalc.org.uk/congress
  17 Nov   Champions’ League Chess – Coulsdon & Purley Zonal, 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/
~* 17 Nov   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 | Entry form
  17 Nov   SCCU County Championship, Open: Essex v Kent, Surrey v Hertfordshire, Middlesex v Sussex Website: http://www.sccu.ndo.co.uk/
U 17 Nov   Hetton Quick Play, Hetton Working Men’s Club, Back Richard Street, Hetton le Hole, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear MAP Contact: Fred Stobbart Email: fred.stobbart1@gmail.com – 5 round Quickplay, low entry fee, all entry fees returned as prize money. A friendly competition among friends …
~ 17-18 Nov   Junior 4NCL Weekend 1, Barcelo Hotel, Hinckley Island MAP Contact: Claire Summerscale Email: chessuk@btinternet.com or Mike Truran Email: mike@truranfamily.co.uk Entry guidelines: http://www.4ncl.co.uk/jn_entry_form.htm
U 17 Nov   1st All Surrey Girls Chess Championships, Hinchley Wood School, Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Surrey KT10 0AQ MAP Contact: Marie Gledhill Email: marie.gledhill@tesco.net | Details and entry form here
~ 17-18 Nov   Cambridgeshire County Chess Championships, St B’s Hall, opposite The Amenity Centre, 5-37 Main Street, Yaxley, Huntingdonshire PE7 3LZ MAP Contact: Francis Bowers Email: chessbower@aol.com Website: www.cambschess.co.uk – Five round Swiss tournament | Entry form
~*@ 17-18 Nov   1st Birmingham International All-Play-Alls (Rounds 6-9), Hill & Cakemore Liberal Club, 87 Nimmings Road, Halesowen B62 9JG MAP Contact: Alex Holowczak Email: alexholowczak@gmail.com – a series of all-play-alls designed in order for people to get initial FIDE-ratings. Free entry to FIDE rated players. £30 entry to unrated players. E-mail Alex Holowczak if you are interested in playing.
  18 Nov   Champions’ League Chess – Surrey South & Sussex Zonal, 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/
~@ 18 Nov   Oxfordshire Sunday League, Ducklington Village Hall OX29 7UX MAP Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Email: mike@truranfamily.co.uk Website: http://www.witneychess.co.uk – FIDE rated and ECF graded, entries welcome from Oxfordshire clubs and clubs close to Oxfordshire
~* 18 Nov   Basildon Junior Congress, The Willows PS, Church Road, Basildon SS14 2EX MAP Contact: Nathanael Lutton Email: chessorganiser@gmail.com | Entry form
~* 18 Nov   Basildon Rapidplay Congress, The Willows PS, Church Road, Basildon SS14 2EX MAP Contact: Nathanael Lutton Email: chessorganiser@gmail.com – six round Swiss with 30 minutes each | Entry form
~* 18 Nov   Sussex Junior Horsham Rapidplay, Farlington School, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 3PN MAP Contact: Paula Payne Email: entrymanager@sussexjuniorchess.org Website: www.sussexjuniorchess.org – 6 rounds rapidplay in 4 sections; U11 Minor & Major, U18 Minor & Major. Open to all aged under 18 on 31st August 2012 | Entry form
  21 Nov   CCF Daytime FIDE Club – Autumn Event Round 4, 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/
  21 Nov   English Chess Federation Afternoon School Chess Tournament, Wilson’s School, Mollison Drive, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9JW Contact: Neill Cooper Email: nsc@wilsonsschool.sutton.sch.uk | Entry form
~@ 24 Nov   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
~ 24 Nov   Champions’ League Chess – Kent Zonal, 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/
~@ 24-25 Nov 4NCL Rounds 1 and 2 (Division 3 North), De Vere Wychwood Park, nr Crewe MAP Contact: Mike Truran Tel: 01993 708645 Contact address: The Old Farmhouse, 7 Church Street, Ducklington, Witney OX29 7UA
~ 24-25 Nov British Rapidplay Chess Championships, Leeds Metropolitan University Contact: Brent Kitson Email: applebr.kitson@sky.com – details to follow Website: http://www.british-rapidplay.org.uk/
~*@ 24-25 Nov   Hampstead FIDE Chess Congress, Henderson Court Resource Centre, 102 Fitzjohns Avenue, London, NW3 6NS MAP Contact: Adam Raoof Email: adamraoof@gmail.com – five rounds, games are FIDE rated and graded by the ECF for the national grading database. Maximum 40 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. There will be two rating prizes of £50.00 for players Under 1900/150 and Under 1600/120 – Website
~* 24-25 Nov   BUCA Individual Championship, De Vere Wychwood Park, nr Crewe MAP Contact: Alex Holowczak Email: admin@buca.org.uk Website: http://www.buca.org.uk
~*@ 25 Nov   104th Richmond Rapidplay, The White House Community Association, The Avenue, Hampton TW12 3RN MAP Contact: Sabrina Chevannes Email: sabrinachevannes@hotmail.co.uk Website: www.chevanneschessacademy.com
~ 25 Nov   2nd Shenley Junior Chess Congress, Manor Lodge School, Rectory Lane, Ridge Hill, Shenley, Herts. WD7 9BG MAP Contact: Tony Niccoli Email: tony1n@yahoo.com – London Junior Chess Championship Qualifier, Under 12, Under 10 and Under 8 Sections. 6 rounds, 30 mins each | Entry form
~ 25 Nov   Woodbridge Junior Chess Open, Woodbridge School, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge IP12 4JH MAP Contact: Adam Hunt Email: ahunt@woodbridge.suffolk.sch.uk Website: woodbridgechess.com – junior chess open, with a strong open section for adults. The event will be ECF rapidplay graded
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