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September 2011

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~ 2-4 Sep Manchester Chess Federation Autumn Congress, Woolton Hall, Owens Park, Manchester MAP Contact: Harry Lamb Email: gmccacongress@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 01204 63374 | Website: www.manchesterchessfederation.co.uk/ | Entry form
~* 3 Sep Castle Chess 5th Potters Bar, Potters Bar United Reformed Church MAP Contact: Tony Corfe Email: tony@tcs-chess.demon.co.uk Organiser’s address: 51 Borough Way, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 3HA Open , Major U160, Minor U120 Website: http://www.castlechess.co.uk | Entry form PDF
~ 3 Sep Godalming Open Junior Tournament, Aldro School, Shackleford, Godalming, Surrey GU8 6AS MAP Contact: David Archer Email: archerd@aldro.org Open to juniors aged U18 on 1st Sept 2011. Age group sections down to under 9. 5 round Swiss tournament
~@ 3-4 Sep CCF Late Summer 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 Fax: 020 8645 0412 Website: http://www.ccfworld.com/Chess/
~#*@ 4-10 Sep 61st DCCA Paignton Congress, Oldway Mansion, Paignton, Devon MAP Contact: Alan Crickmore Tel: 01752 768206 Email: plymouthchess@btinternet.com | Entry form here
~ 5 Sep Wiltshire 5 Minute Championship, Brown Jack, 1 Prior Hill, Wroughton, Wiltshire SN4 0RT Contact: Tony Ransom Email: chesssalsa@aol.com Tel: 01225 774538 | Entry form
6 Sep GLCC Evening Blitz, Lower Vestry House, St George’s Bloomsbury, Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HR Contact: Nigel Blades Email: nigelblades@blueyonder.co.uk Website: http://www.glcc.org.uk/ Entry form: http://www.glcc.org.uk/GLCC_EveningBlitz_Sept11.pdf
*~#@ 9-11 Sep Leek Chess Congress, Westwood College, Leek ST13 8NP MAP Contact: Roger Edwards Email: rogerjedwards@yahoo.co.uk Congress for players graded under 220. The top section is FIDE rated and a British Championship 2012 qualifier | Entry form
~ 10 Sep 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 Sep International Chessboxing, Scala, Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9NL MAP Contact: Tim Woolgar Email: tim.woolgar@gbcbo.co.uk – International Chessboxing show featuring the best chesboxers from around the world including the Heavyweight Bobby Fischer Belt Championship, Andrew “Man Mountain” McGregor (USA) vs Hubert “The Wardrobe” Van Melick (Hol) PLUS the Women’s Commonwealth Championship Decider. Supported by Bobby Fischer Against The World on DVD (exclusive discount copies available at the event) & Run-Riot.com, London’s culture and entertainment hub. In partnership with Oxfam and the Oxjam Brick Lane Takeover – Doors open: 7pm Website: http://www.londonchessboxing.com
~* 11 Sep Richmond Rapidplay 97, The White House, The Avenue,  Hampton, TW12 3RN MAP Contact: James Coleman Website: http://www.surreyrapidchess.org Email: rapidplay@aol.com
~ 11 Sep Huddersfield Rapidplay, Huddersfield Golf Club MAP Contact: Nigel Hepworth Email: nigel@huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk Website: www.huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk
~* 11 Sep 25th Leamington Rapidplay, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa CV32 4HN MAP Contact: Guy Greenland Email: leamcon2010@me.com Details: 6 Round ECF and MCCU GrandPrix Rapidplay Event – £1250 Prize Fund – 25th Anniversary Website: http://www.leamingtonchessleague.org.uk/ | Entry form
~ 11 Sep Huddersfield Rapidplay, Huddersfield Golf Club MAP Contact: Nigel Hepworth Email: nigel@huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk – Note our new venue for this years rapidplay Website: www.huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk
*~# 16-18 Sep e2e4 Sunningdale Congress, De Veres Sunningdale Hotel, Sunningdale Park, Larch Avenue, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 0QE MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email: info@e2e4.org.uk Tel: 0845 463 9798 Website: http://www.e2e4.org.uk/sunningdale/Sept2011/index.htm – A 5 round swiss including a FIDE rated Open, FIDE rated Major and ECF graded Minor held in the great surroundings of Sunningdale Park
~ 16-18 Sep Bradford 2011 Congress, Latvian Welfare Club, Clifton Villas, Manningham, Bradford BD8 7BY MAP Contact: S Swire Tel: 01274 411817 Email: bradfordchess@blueyonder.co.uk | Entry form PDF
*~ 17 Sep Poplar Rapid-Play Tournament, Langley Hall, Saint Nicholas’ Church Centre, Aberfeldy Street, Poplar, London  E14 0QD MAP Contact: Norman Went Email: docklandschess@yahoo.co.uk Website: www.spanglefish.com/docklandschessclub | Entry form
~* 18 Sep Sussex Junior Crowborough Rapidplay, Beacon Community College, East Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2AS MAP Contact: Paula Payne Email: entrymanager@sussexjuniorchess.org Website: http://www.sussexjuniorchess.org/ | Entry form – 6 rounds in 4 sections: U11 Minor, U11 Major, U18 Minor, U18 Major. Open to all aged under 18 on 31st August 2011
~ 18 Sep 26th Crowborough Chess Congress, Beacon Community College MAP Contact: Jonathan Tuck Email: jonathanchess@talktalk.net Website: www.crowboroughchess.org | Entry form – 9.45am-5.30pm 6-Round Swiss tournament with 30 minutes per player per game. One section with grading prizes – MAXIMUM RAPIDPLAY GRADE 225 | Entry form
~ 23-25 Sep 5th Whitby Chess Congress, The Conservative Club, Upgang Lane, Whitby, N. Yorkshire YO21 3DT MAP Contact: Noel Boustred Tel: 07903913786 after 6pm Email: nboustred@googlemail.com | Entry form
~ 23-25 Sep 47th Northumberland County Chess Congress, The Parks Leisure Centre, Howdon Road, Royal Quays, North Shields NE29 6TL MAP Contact: Lara Barnes Email: larabarnes@btinternet.com | Entry form | Open, Ian Lambie Major, Nora Hunter Minor and all-new Foundation
~ 24 Sep ECF Counties Rapidplay Championship 2011-12, Wanstead House, 21 The Green, Wanstead, London E11 2NT MAP Contact: David Smith Email: davidandjanesmith@ntlworld.com | Entry form
24 Sep Midland Club Rapidplay, Rearsby Village Hall, Rearsby, Leicestershire MAP Contact: Cyril Johnson Email: mccuchess@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 0116 260 9012
24 Sep NYCA U18 & U14 Tournament, Telford Contact: Kevin Stavely Email: info@nyca.org.uk – 4 Round Jamboree
24 Sep Chess Training Day, Clifton Green Primary School, Kingsway, York YO30 6JA MAP Contact: Peter Cloudsdale Email: cloudsdale_c@hotmail.co.uk – Sabrina Chevannes, Woman FIDE Master will provide chess training for young players of any ability | Entry form
~* 24-25 Sep 1st Fareham Congress, The Bugle Hotel, Titchfield MAP Contact: Norman Went Email: spectrumchess@hotmail.com Website: http://www.spectrumchess.com 5 round Swiss, 3 tournament sections, Premier Under 205, Major Under 165 and Minor Under 125 | Entry form
~ 25 Sep 43rd Barnet Knights Junior Tournament, QEB Boys School, Queens Road, Barnet EN5 4DQ MAP Contact: Rob Willmoth Email: robwillmoth@hotmail.co.uk – London Junior Qualifier split into age group sections for under 8, under 10, under 12 and under 14 | Entry form
25 Sep Somerset Junior Chess, Blagdon Primary School, Bath Rd, Blagdon, N. Somerset BS40 7RW MAP Contact: Chris Strong Email: cms121@btopenworld.com Junior Chess Swiss Tournament for age Groups U7 – U16 | Entry form | Website: www.chessit.co.uk
*~ 25 Sep 29th Annual Keynsham Rapidplay, JN Fear Institute, 30 High Street, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1DQ MAP Contact: Lawrence Wilmshurst Email: lol.46@live.co.uk – entrants play six 50-minute games. Further information and an application form can be had from Lawrence Wilmshurst on 01275 834659
@# 30 Sep-2 Oct Leicester Chess Congress (H E Atkins Memorial), Regent College, Regent Road, Leicester LE1 7LW MAP Contact: Sean Hewitt Email: sean@leicesterchess.co.uk Website: www.leicesterchess.co.uk Organisers Address: 267 Adswood Road, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 8P 5 round swiss with three sections, including a FIDE rated open
30 Sep-2 Oct Galway Chess Congress, Salthill Hotel, Galway MAP Contact: Fiona Cormican Email: GalwayChess@gmail.com | Brochure & entry form
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