Entries are now invited for this year’s championship, to be played online. Please send your entry, with contact information, to Paul Billington – email@example.com or 07849 203603
Summer 2021 Championship
This is a five round Swiss tournament for the titles Shrewsbury Town Champion (overall winner), Shrewsbury Town U1700 Champion (highest score by a player graded under 1700), and Shrewsbury Town U1400 Champion.
This year’s championship will be played on Lichess so you will need a Lichess account. Following that It couldn’t be simpler, just contact your opponent and arrange to play a game on Lichess at your convenience. The time format will be 45 mins with 15 sec increments. (Please ensure the game is rated.) Send me the result ASAP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring me on 07849 203603.
To be eligible you must be a member of one of the town’s chess clubs and of the ECF. Entry is free and games played count toward your Lichess online rating.
The tournament will run from May until September. I will publish each round by e-mail and on this page.