28th Dorset Rapidplay Chess Championship 2024

Sunday 24th March
10am to 5.15pm

Furzebrook Village Hall, Furzebrook Rd, Wareham, BH20 5AR

Prizes

Over £500 in prizes

Main prizes:

  • 1st Prize – £100

  • 2nd Prize – £60

  • 3rd Prize – £40

5 Grading Prizes of £40 each (to be determined by the Controllers based on live March ratings)

Best Team (handicapped) – £40
Please see the Team Rules page

Top Juniors – £25, £15 (Under 18 on 31st August 2023)

Best Veteran – £20 (65 or over on 1st September 2023)

Best Lady – £10

Booby Prize – to be determined

The Dorset Rapidplay Championship Cup & Veterans Trophy (65 or over on 1st September 2023) will be awarded to the highest placed players who have, in 2023/24, played in either the local Dorset or Bournemouth & District Chess Leagues, or were born in Dorset.

Format

  • 6 Rounds

  • Time Control: 20 minutes plus 5 seconds a move

Food and Drink

  • FREE refreshments all day!

  • FREE Hot and Cold buffet lunch!

Entry Fee

  • £18 for Adults

  • £15 for Juniors

  • £20 for all entries received after 17th March 2024

Tournament Organisers/Controllers

Martin Simons and Steve Peirson

Tournament Rules

Please read the Tournament Rules
Agreement to these is required for entry.