Newport Rapidplay Tournaments - Summer 2016

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Newport Rapidplay Tournaments

A 6 round swiss blitz

Dates:

Tuesday 28th June 2016

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Tuesday 30th August 2016

Venue: Newport Chess Club

Start Time:

We will aim to start the first round at 7.45

Entry Fee:

£2.50 /player

£1 for Juniors

Prizes:

1st Prize: 40%

2nd Prize: 30%

Grading Bracket 1: 10%

Grading Bracket 2: 10%

Newport Chess Club: 10%

Grading bracket 1 will be up to the lowest 1/3 of participating players. Grading bracket 2 will be up to 2/3.

Time Controls:

A handicap system will be employed.

201- 175 (3 min)

175 -150 (5 min)

120-149 (7min)

119 and below (8min)

Grades will be determined using the most recent grading list and rapidplay grades will be used wherever possible.

Rules:

All standard rapidplay rules will apply with the following exception, if one player makes an illegal move, the opponent may stop the clocks and claim 2 minutes.

In the event of a tie, the grading prize will be awarded to the lowest graded player.

Controller - Christopher Lewis

Email: christopher.d.lewis 44 @ gmail .com