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1st Cornwall Online Summer Rapidplay


Sunday 18 July 2021


If entries permit, the tournament will consist of two sections of five rounds each. The rating boundary will be fixed when the entries are known.


Anyone with a past or present connection with Cornwall and meeting any of the following criteria is eligible to enter.

  • Birth in Cornwall
  • Residence in Cornwall at any time, past or present
  • Past or present attendance at a school or other educational establishment in Cornwall
  • Current membership or previous membership of a club affiliated to the Cornwall County Chess Association.
  • Entries

    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 17 July 2021.

    The following details are required:

  • Name
  • Lichess user name
  • ECF grading reference number (if known)
  • Email address
  • Round for bye, if requested
  • Eligibility (if not a member of the Cornwall or All Cornwall team on lichess)
  • Playing schedule

  • Round 1: 1200 to finish
  • Round 2: 1345 to finish
  • Round 3: 1530 to finish
  • Round 4: 1715 to finish
  • Round 5: 1900 to finish
  • A ½ point bye may be taken in rounds 1–4 provided it is requested on or before 9 a.m. on Saturday 17 July 2021.

    Conduct of Games and Time Control

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

    All moves in 30 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 most recent ECF online rating list will be used for determining player ratings. 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 all 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

    Printable version (PDF)

    Last updated 8/6/2021

    Prize List

    This will appear here at the end of the tournament