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1st Cornwall Online Summer Congress 2021


Sunday 15 June to 13 July 2021


The tournament will consist of two sections The rating boundary will be fixed when the entries are known.

In each round the players will play two games, one with White, one with Black.


Membership of the "Cornwall" or discontinued "All Cornwall" team on lichess.


Please send entries to Ian George by email (, text (07890 133221) or lichess message (roskearman).

There is no entry fee.

Entries close at 9 a.m. on Saturday 12 June 2021. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Controller, subject to the requirement to take a ½-point bye in round 1.

The following details are required:

  • Name
  • Lichess user name
  • ECF grading reference number (if known)
  • Email address
  • Round for bye, if requested
  • Playing schedule: games to be played on or before:

  • Round 1: June 15,2021
  • Round 2: June 22, 2021
  • Round 3: June 29, 2021
  • Round 4: July 6, 2021
  • Round 5: July 13, 2021
  • A ½ point bye may be taken in rounds 1–4 provided it is requested on or before 9 a.m. on Saturday 12 June 2021.

    Conduct of Games and Time Control

    All games will be played using the game-playing facilities of lichess.

    All moves in 20 minutes plus 10 second increment per move from move 1.

    Players who have not arrived within 15 minutes after the scheduled start of a round will be defaulted


    The May 2021 ECF online rapidplay rating list will be used for determining player ratings where necessary. The most recent ECF OTB rating list will be used for players without an online rating.

    All games will be submitted for ECF online rapid play rating.


    The following prizes will apply to both sections

  • 1st: £40
  • 2nd: £20
  • 3rd: £10
  • Grading prizes: £10 each
  • Fair play

    The Cornwall Online Chess Fair Play Guidelines form part of the Terms and Conditions of entry to the congress. They may be found at


    Players need an account at in order to play in the congress.

    Pairings will be made using Swiss-Manager.

    It is a condition of entry that the entrant:

  • agrees to be bound by the above arrangements
  • agrees to be bound by the Fair Play Guidelines.
  • agrees that the Controller’s decision is final in all matters.
  • Controller

    Ian George. Email: Tel: 01209 719727


    Competition Rules. PDF version

    Last updated 4/5/2021

    Prize List

    This will appear here at the end of the tournament