Chester-le-Street ‘World Cup’ Congress

18th August 2018 @ 10:00 am – 19th August 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Park View Community Association, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 3PZ

Contact: Tim Wall Email: Web: [MAP]
A new, innovative style of 6-round chess congress, held over 2 days. On Day 1, participants play 3 games each in seeded ‘World Cup’-style all-play-all groups of 4 players. On Day 2, players qualify for 4 ranked Swiss sections (Kings, Rooks, Bishops & Knights) and play 3 further games. Prizes are awarded in each all-play-all group and each Swiss section. Time control: 60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move. Prize fund: £950 | Entry form