CHESS CORNWALL
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1st Cornwall Online Summer Rapidplay 2021
  • Anyone with a past or present connection with Cornwall is welcome to enter. Holidays don't count!
  • Sun 18 July 2021
  • Start time: 12 noon.
  • One or two sections, depending on entries.
  • 5 rounds.
  • Rate of play: 30 min + 10 sec increment from move 1
  • There is no entry fee
  • Prizes per section: 1st £40, 2nd £20, 3rd £10. Grading prizes £10 each
  • Closing date for entries: 9 a.m. Saturday 17 June 2021
  • Go to the Congress Summary page for full details, including how to enter

  • Cornwall Online Summer Congress

    The deadline for playing round 2 is Tuesday 22nd June. The pairings and full details of the playing arrangements are at http://cornwallchess.org.uk/html/online/csc-index.html


    Last updated 21/6/2021

     
    Online Tournaments
    Jun 22 (Tue) Cornwall Summer Congress, Rd.2
    5 weekly rounds. Each pairing will consist of two games at 25/10. Prizes.
    Arrangements.
    Jun 27 (Sun) Ventongimps Arena tournament
    5 minutes + 3 seconds per move increment. 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
    https://lichess.org/tournament/6Nze0mHf
    Jul 18 (Sun) 1st Summer Rapidplay
    5 rounds of rapidplay at 30/10. 12 noon start. Prizes.
    Arrangements and entry details
    Jul 20 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Benko Gambit
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    White to play after 1.d4 Nf6; 2.c4 c5; 3.d5 b5
    Jul 25 (Sun) East v West Cornwall
    Lichess Arena Team Battle
    5 minutes + 3 seconds per move increment. 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
    https://lichess.org/tournament/2JAiZUhb
    To enter, click JOIN and select a team.
    Jul 27 (Tue) Thematic tournament: French: Steinitz variation
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    Black to play after 1.e4 e6; 2.d4 d5; 3.Nc3 Nf6; 4.e5
    Aug 3 (Tue) Thematic tournament: English 1...e5
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    White to play after 1.c4 e5
    Aug 10 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Closed Sicilian
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    Black to play after 1.e4 c5; 2.Nc3
    Aug 17 (Tue) Thematic tournament: Kings Indian, Four Pawns Attack
    5 round Swiss, 10/5. 7 p.m. start. Unrated
    Black to play after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6; 3.Nc3 Bg7; 4.e4 d6; 5.f4
    Aug 15 (Sun) Cornwall Online League (season 3), round 1. 7 p.m.
    Contact your team captain Details and links
    Aug 22 (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