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Cornwall Online Knock-out tournament

This is a new event which will take place on Sunday 30th May with a preliminary round in the previous week.

Entries to Ian George by email (3a.roskear@gmail.com), text (07890 133221) or lichess message (roskearman).

Entries close at 9 a.m. on Friday 21 May 2021.

Full details of this event are at http://cornwallchess.org.uk/html/online/cko-index.html


Cornwall Online Summer Congress

This is a new event designed to replace the 4NCL competitions during the month of June. It will be a Swiss with two graded sections and five weekly rounds. In each pairing players will play two games, one with White, one with Black. The rate of play is 20/10.

There will be prizes.

Entries to Ian George by email (3a.roskear@gmail.com), text (07890 133221) or lichess message (roskearman).

Entries close at 9 a.m. on Saturday 12 June 2021. Please note that this tournament now starts a week later, on Tuesday 15 June, in order to accommodate the SC Heimbach-Weis/Neuwied match.

Fulll details of this event are at http://cornwallchess.org.uk/html/online/csr-index.html


Cornwall v SC Heimbach-Weis/Neuwied (Germany)

Our thanks go to Petra Nunn who has introduced us to the German club, SC Heimbach-Weis/Neuwied. An online match has been arranged over 16 boards on Tuesday, 8 June (subject to final confirmation), starting at 6.30 p.m. (7.30 in Germany) and ending at 8 p.m. It will at a lichess team battle at a time limit of 5 minutes plus 2 seconds per move increment.

Our team captain is Robin Kneebone.


International challenge match - Cornwall v Malta

Thanks to an approach via Adam Raoof, the arbiter for the Fiji match in January, we have acccepted a challenge from the Maltese Chess Federation to an online match over 10 boards at a time limit of 45 minutes / 15 seconds per move increment.

Our team captain is Robin Kneebone. The match will take place on the Tornelo platform on Friday 18th June at 7 p.m. (8 p.m. Malta time). Once again Adam will be the controller.


4NCL Online Congress
  • Five-round Swiss
  • 5 sections: Open, Under 2000, Under 1700, Under 1400, Under 1100.
  • Rate of play: 45 minutes plus 15 seconds per move increment from move 1.
  • Entry fee: £7.50
  • Games rated for ECF online list
  • 8th Congress

  • Friday 21 to Sunday 23 May 2021.
  • Information and arrangements.
  • List of entries.
  • 9th Congress

  • Friday 18 to Sunday 20 June 2021.
  • Information and arrangements.
  • List of entries.

  • Last updated 14/5/2021

     
    Online Tournaments
    May 18 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Exchange Ruy Lopez
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    White to play after 1.e4 e5; 2.Nf3 Nc6; 3.Bb5 a6; 4.Bxc6 dxc6
    May 20 (Thu) 2nd Bude Open Online Swiss, round 4
    Details at html/online/bud-swiss.html
    May 21 - 23
    (Fri - Sun)
    8th 4NCL Online Congress
    Five round Swiss: Open, U2000, U1700, U1400, U1100
    45' with increments of 15" per move from move 1
    Link: http://www.4ncl.co.uk/fide/online/arrangements_8.htm
    May 25 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Albin Counter Gambit
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    White to play after 1.d4 d5; 2.c4 e5
    May 30 (Sun) One day knock-out tournament
    Arrangements and entry details
    Jun 1 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Caro Kann with 4...Bf5
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    White to play after 1.e4 c6; 2.d4 d5; 3.Nc3 dxe4; 4.Nxe4 Bf5
    Jun 8 (Tue) Match v SC Heimbach-Weis/Neuwied (Germany)
    To be confirmed.
    Lichess. Arena Team Battle 5'+2" increments. 6.30pm to 8pm UK BST (1930 start in Germany)
    The Cornwall team captain will be Robin Kneebone.
    Jun 15 (Tue) Cornwall Summer Congress, Rd.1
    5 weekly rounds on Tuesdays. 7 p.m. start. Each pairing will consist of two games at 25/10. Prizes.
    Arrangements.
    Jun 18 - 20
    (Fri - Sun)
    9th 4NCL Online Congress
    Five round Swiss: Open, U2000, U1700, U1400, U1100
    45' with increments of 15" per move from move 1
    Link: http://www.4ncl.co.uk/fide/online/arrangements_9.htm
    Jun 18 (Fri) Match v Malta Chess Federation
    7 p.m. start (8 p.m. Malta) Tornelo. 10 boards. 45'/15"
    The Cornwall team captain will be Robin Kneebone. Adam Raoof controller.
    Jul 18 (Sun) One day Summer Rapidplay
    5 rounds of rapidplay at 30/10. 12 noon start. Prizes.
    Arrangements and entry details
    Aug 1 (Sun) Cornwall Online League (season 3), round 1. 7 p.m.
    Contact your team captain Details and links
    Aug 8 (Sun) 3rd Cornwall Online Congress, round 1 deadline
    7 fortnightly rounds. 45/15. 7 p.m. start.
    Aug 24 (Tue) 4NCL Online League (season 4), round 1. 7.30 p.m.
    Contact your team captain. Information and arrangements: TBA
    Aug 31 (Tue) 4NCL Autumn Online Congress, round 1.
    Information and arrangements: TBA