5th Dorset Blitz Championship 2023

The 5th Dorset Blitz Championship 2023

Sunday 24th September 2023    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 their standard ECF ratings. 

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 of £150 for Each Group:

    • 1st Prize – £50

    • 2nd Prize – £30

    • 3rd Prize – £20

    • Rating Prize – £20

    • Veteran (65 or over on 1st Sept. 2023) – £15

    • Junior (under 18 on 1st Sept 2023) – £15

The Dorset Blitz Trophy will be awarded to the highest placed player who has, in 2022/23, played in either the local DCCA or B&DCL leagues or was born in Dorset.

(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

£15.00 for adults / £10.00 for juniors

£20.00 for adults / £15.00 for juniors for entries received after 21st 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!!

Online entries are now closed but if you would like to enter, please email the organiser Steve Peirson at [email protected]