4th Dorset Blitz Championship 2022

The 4th Dorset Blitz Championship 2022

Sunday 25th September 2022    10:15 am – 5:30 pm

At Furzebrook Village Hall
116 Furzebrook Road, Wareham, BH20 5AR

Sections and Rates of Play

Players will be placed into all-play-all groups based on rating. 

Depending on the number of entrants, we will have either:

  • 10-player groups (9 rounds) with a time control of 10 mins + 5 secs

  • 12-player groups (11 rounds) with a time control of 8 mins + 3 secs.


Minimum Guaranteed Prizes for Each Section:

  • 1st Prize – £50

  • 2nd Prize – £25

Prizes for top two juniors (under 18 on 1st Sept. 2022) – highest scores over all groups.

Prize for best veteran (65 or over on 1st Sept. 2022) – highest score over all groups.

The Dorset Blitz Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the highest rated group.

(Please note we reserve the right to retain the trophy in the event of a non-local winner)

Food and Drink

FREE hot and cold buffet lunch!

FREE refreshments all day.

Entry Fees

£12.00 for adults

£8.00 for juniors

£17.00 for entries received after 24th September.

Note: depending on numbers already entered, entries on the day may not be accepted

This event is being sponsored by The Dorset County Chess Association

Please come and support Dorset Chess!!

Please note we may publish photographs taken at this event on the Dorset Chess website or in the Weekly Dorset Chess Newsletter and on other public forums.