Organised by the Dorset County Chess Association to Celebrate its 100 Year Anniversary

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st April 2024

The Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, East Overcliff, Bournemouth, BH1 3DN
Tel 01202 544118

Major: under 1900
Intermediate: under 1700
Minor: under 1500


Other Sections

Entry Fees

Other Sections
£40 for ECF Silver or above
£35 for ECF Silver or above
  • The entry fee for Bronze ECF and non-ECF members is £10 extra
  • The entry fee for late entries (after 31/3/24) is  £10 extra
  • No entries will be accepted after 17 April 2024

Time Control

90 minutes for all moves with 30 second increments for each move.


All tournaments are a 5 round Swiss with about 4 hour playing sessions.

Playing Schedule

Round 1 Friday 19:00 to 23:00
Round 2 Saturday 10:00 to 14:00
Round 3 Saturday 15:00 to 19:00
Round 4 Sunday 10:00 to 14:00
Round 5 Sunday 15:00 to 19:00

Congress Rules and Conditions

Please read the Congress Rules and Conditions of Entry.
Agreement to these is required for entry.

Contact: Ian Clark [email protected]

The Venue

Play will be in the splendid, spacious and air-conditioned Meyrick Suite within the prestigious Carlton Hotel
Free tea and coffee will be provided in the playing area
A separate analysis area will be available
Take a virtual tour of the hotel