19 June – Telepost Blitz

Telepost Blitz is taking place at 19:45 on 19th June at the Telepost Club. Please aim to arrive by 19:30. This event is open to all players in Shropshire and we will be following a similar handicapped format that Newport have used for many years – further details below. There is an entry fee of £2 for adults and £1 for juniors. These fees will be put towards prizes. We will have prizes for 1st and 2nd, and all other prizes i.e. grading and junior, will be decided on the evening of the event prior to round 1.

Telepost chess club hopes to see many of you in attendance as it should be a really fun evening. 

Nat Paul

Telepost Blitz 19th June 2024

7 round Swiss blitz 

Venue: Telepost Chess Club 

Start Time: 7.45pm, aim to arrive by 7:30pm 

Entry Fee: £2 per player, £1 for Juniors 

1st Prize: 30% 

2nd Prize: 20%

Other prizes i.e. rating & junior prizes, will be decided on the evening of the event prior to round 1.

Time Controls: A handicap system will be employed. 

2350+ (1.5 min) 

2200-2349 (2.5 min) 

2050-2199 (3 min) 

1900-2049 (4 min) 

1750-1899 (5 min) 

1600-1749 (6 min) 

1450-1599 (7min) 

1450 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 1 minute.