Controller: Nick Rutter (email@example.com)
This competition will be governed in accordance with the competition rules of the Shropshire Chess Association – available here.
The tournament is for Shropshire players only and the winner will be Shropshire champion and hold the trophy for one year.
Entry fee £10.
Rated 1600-1900 £25
Rated below 1600 or ungraded £25
Ratings will be based on 1st October 2023 list.
Players can only win one prize.
Time control: 1hour and 25 minutes plus 10 seconds per move
The Tournament will be a 7 round swiss starting from 20th October 2023 ending in May 2024.
The player with the black pieces will have choice of club venue.
In the event of a tie for first place, there will be tie break of two games (each player having white and black).
If there are more than 2 players tied for first place then the tie break rules will be set by the controller after discussion with the players involved.