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54th Dor Open_121019

Post Congress Report and Prize Winners (Pl click on the links below)

29 Oct ’19: Organiser Ian Clark says more than £2,000 was paid out in prizes. There were 31 prizes in total.

List of Prize Winners

Report on 54th Chess Congress by Ian Clark

For pairings and results please click on this link:

Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com – FED-Selection ENG

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29 Oct ’19: Ian has fixed weekend 16-18 Oct ’20 for the 55th Dorset Open, again at the Elstead Hotel, Bournemouth

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54th DORSET OPEN CHESS CONGRESS

www.dorsetchess.co.uk

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th October 2019

To be held at

THE ELSTEAD HOTEL

12-14 KNYVETON ROAD

BOURNEMOUTH BH1 3QP

Tel 01202 293071

OPEN

MAJOR under 160

INTERMEDIATE under 135

MINOR under 115

The Congress will be limited to 100 players

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

1. In any dispute the controller’s decision is final. The right is reserved to assign players to specific tournaments.

2. Prizes shown are dependent on entries and may be adjusted accordingly. No more than one prize per player.

3. First prize in the Major, Intermediate and Minor is only open to players with a published grade and ungraded players will not be eligible to win grading prizes.

4. A ½ point bye may be claimed for any one round except the final round and must be requested with entry.

5. Juniors must be under 18 on 1st September 2019.

6. Late arrivals will lose by default after 30 minutes. Re-pairing will be at the controller’s discretion.

7. Prize money will be forwarded within 14 days.

8. All tournaments are subject to ECF rules and all results will be forwarded for grading.

9. All personal entry information is required for either player identification or communication purposes and, along with any financial data, will be either safely removed if no longer required, or securely retained for the purposes of this and future Dorset County Chess Association (DCCA) congresses only. Congress information, news, results and photographs may also be published on the Dorset Chess website. With the exception of the English Chess Federation (ECF), where memberships details may need to be checked and results supplied for grading purposes, no personal information will be exchanged with, or passed to, third parties for any other reason.

OPEN

Prizes £300 £160 £100 grading £50

Entry fee £34 for silver ECF members or above

MAJOR under 160

INTERMEDIATE under 135

MINOR under 115

Prizes £160 £120 £80 grading £50

Entry fee £30 for silver ECF members or above

The entry fee for Junior silver members or above is £24 for all sections

The entry fee for Bronze ECF members and non ECF members is £9 extra

The entry fee for late entries (after 27.09.19) is £5 extra.

PLAYING SCHEDULE

Friday round 1 19:00 – 23:00

Saturday round 2 10:00 – 14:00 round 3 15:00 – 19:00

Sunday round 4 10:00 – 14:00 round 5 15:00 – 19:00

All tournaments are a 5 round Swiss with about 4 hour playing sessions. Each round is 90 minutes for all moves with 30 second increments for each move.

HOTEL

Please note the Elstead Hotel is now full for the weekend (as at 24 Sept ’19)

The Elstead Hotel is close to the town centre and the train and coach interchange. There is free parking for hotel residents.

Contact number for the Elstead Hotel is 01202 293071

Further information about Bournemouth is available from Bournemouth Tourism at: www.bournemouth.co.uk
Send entries to

Ian Clark, 5 Wynford Road, Bournemouth BH9 3ND Tel: 01202 536370 Email: [email protected]

An email entry acknowledgement will be sent if you provide your email address.

THE ENTRY FORMS WAS REMOVED WHEN THE EVENT BECAME FULL. IAN CLARK, ORGANISER, 4 OCT ’19

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