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This popular five round event consists of three sections, Open, Major and Minor. The Open and Major are both FIDE rated. The Minor is ECF graded only and entry to it is open to those under 115 ECF and to ungraded players who do not have a FIDE rating above 1600. The Major is restricted to under 1860 FIDE. The Open starts at 9 am on Saturday and 9.30 on Sunday. Major and Minor start at 9.45 both days | Entry form
This prestigious event has sections for Under 10 and Under 14. The Under 14 Major is FIDE rated. Competitors must gain qualification to play in the Under 10 section. There are also sections for Under 8, Under 12, Under 16 and Under 18/21 on 28th, 29th and 30th December at the same venue | Entry form
FIDE-rated LP Congress across 4 sections
This established three day, six round Congress consists of three sections, OPEN, MAJOR and MINOR. The Open and Major are FIDE rated. The Minor is ECF graded only and is restricted to players under ECF 125 and to ungraded players who do not have a FIDE rating above equivalent ECF 125. The Major is under 1940 FIDE | Entry form
This prestigious three-day event has sections for Under 8, Under 12, Under 16 and Under 18/21. The Under 18/21 is combined with the LJCC Christmas Open. The Under 8 is held over two days, 29th and 30th December and is rapidplay. The other sections play on all three days. The Under 18/21 and Under 16 are both FIDE rated. The Under 12 attracts a very large entry and is run as Major and Minor sections. Competitors must gain qualification to play in the Under 8 and Under 12 as detailed at www.ljcc.co.uk. There are also sections for Under 10 and Under 14 on 14th and 15th December at the same venue | Booklet
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In response to the popular demand BBCA has switched to incremental time control replacing the previous fixed time control system. All rounds of the ECF graded Open & Major sections will be played with 10-minute plus five-second incremental time control. Entry fee is only £20 for adults and £15 for juniors for both sections. However, all players are required to be ECF Silver and above members. All other players, including foreign players with FIDE ID, must pay an additional £7.50 with the entry fee. Discounted entry fee is available for BBCA members. Attractive 1st and 2nd prizes along with several grading prizes are available in Open and Major sections.
Chief Arbiter – Michael Flatt
Wednesday 8th January 2020 to Wednesday 8th April 2020 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Results will be submitted monthly to FIDE @ the ECF. An Open FIDE-rated LP competition for any available players, primarily set up to accommodate retired players. It gives a chance to have competitive FIDE-rated chess at a time of day that older players hope to have more energy for!
Rapidplay with an Open section plus as many rated sections as numbers (and the grades and ratings of the players) reasonably allow
7 round Open tournament for players Under 18 @ 31 August 2019. Qualification event for the later stages of the 2020 English Chess Challenge