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

The Elstead  Hotel is close to  the town centre and the train and coach interchange and has 50 bedrooms  with WIFI access. There is free parking for hotel residents.
2 Nights – Double/Twin rooms,  Bed & Breakfast @ £47.50 pppn
2 Nights – Single in Double/Twin Room, Bed & Breakfast @ £75.00 per person per night.
To book rooms please contact The Elstead Hotel on 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.

ENTRY FORM

Name:  ……………………………………………………………………………………….

Address:  …………………………………………………………………………………..

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Post Code:  ………………………………………..

Telephone:  ………………………………………..

Email:  ……………………………………………….

ECF Membership No: ………………………….  Grading Ref: ………………..

ECF Grade ………………….

Club:  ……………………………………………….

Bye in round:  ……………………………………..

Circle section entered:  OPEN / MAJOR / INTER / MINOR

Entry Fee for silver members or above                   £

Add £9  bronze, non ECF members                         £

Plus donation, thank you                                       £

Plus late entry fee (£5 if received after 27.09.19)  £

TOTAL                                                                           £ ______

Cheques payable to DORSET COUNTY CHESS ASSOCIATION

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