Entries now possible both on-line and paper version. New innovative "referral" system in operation, with money back on your entry fee for each new entrant you introduce.
We are just very grateful for the fantastic support for this event and target of 64 reached. 5th year of it being run at Ringwood and this is the largest entry so far. This year we are moving into a slightly bigger room, The Greyfriars Hall, but still at Greyfriars. Please click on "Congresses" Main Menu and then Dorset Rapidplay 2018 to see the drop down menu for entrants. Grades shown reflect ECF 1 Jan '18.
53rd Dorset Open – Elstead Hotel, weekend 12-14 Oct ’18; please see “Congresses” top menu for details 52nd Open
Ian Clark has again been able to book the Elstead Hotel, which has proved an ideal and popular venue for chess congresses. It is located within walking distance of both Bournemouth railway station and Bournemouth town centre in Knyveton Road, BH1 3QP. For information on the 2017 Open Congress, please go to "Congresses" on the main menu