Information

Many thanks to our hosts, The Clissold Arms, and especially the late "Captain" George Karageorgis  whose support made this event possible.
Please read the information below before entering.

Three Sections based on ability, not age

Open (for stronger players)
Under 160 (good club players)
Under 120 (for inexperienced players)

Do you have an English Chess Federation Grade? CHECK IT HERE. We use your ECF to determine eligibility for sections.

Format: 6 rounds = 6 games of chess, Swiss system - NOT A KNOCKOUT
Rate of play: 25 minutes per player for the game plus 5 seconds per move from the start
Start of the tournament
: Rounds 1 starts at 10.30am.  The event will finish before 6pm.

Rules and Regulations that apply to the event are published here.
Prize fund: £50.00 1st prize in each section guaranteed on week days, £30 2nd prize depending on entries. £100.00 1st, £50.00 2nd in each section guaranteed on Saturdays,
Entry form: click here to enter ANY event at The Clissold
Paying for your entry: you can pay here

Playing Venue

105 Fortis Green, East Finchley, London N2 9HR
More Information about the venue: click here.


Ratings / Grading

In all three groups the games will be graded by the ECF and rated by FIDE.  IF YOU HAVE EVER HAD A GRADE OR RATING, you must declare before entering the Major or Minor, or risk forfeiting a prize.

Entry Fees

Pay online please!  If you are not a member of the ECF you can still play but it will cost you £7 (£5 for Under 16s) extra, as below;
  • ECF Silver, Gold or Platinum - £25.00
  • Junior Members Under 16 - £23.00
  • ECF Bronze Member + Upgrade Fee - £32.00
  • Junior non member or Bronze Member + Upgrade Fee - £28.00
  • ECF Adult Non Member Fee - £32.00

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