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CHESS IN THE WEST
West of England Chess Union
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News update

News items will be posted here as and when I receive them.

Ian George


Last updated 18/6/2024

Calendar
2024
Jun 29 (Sat) 2nd Roche Rapidplay
  • Victoria Inn, Roche, PL26 8LQ
  • 10.30 a.m. start
  • Single section
  • 5 round Swiss. 20 minutes + 10 seconds per move increments.
  • Tournament website
  • Aug 31 (Sat)
    7 days
    Riviera Congress
  • Torquay
  • Further information along with entry forms will appear in due course when available.
  • Sep 20 (Fri)
    3 days
    3rd Cornwall Autumn Congress
  • Queen's Hotel, The Promenade, Penzance,
  • Open, under 1850 and under 1600 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 75 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • Oct 18 (Fri)

    3 days

    Weymouth Congress
  • Hotel Rembrandt, 12-18 Dorchester Road, DT4 7JU
  • Open, U1850, U1550
  • 5 round Swiss.
  • 75 minutes + 30 second increments from move 1.
  • Congress website and link to brochure and online entry form
  • Oct 25 (Fri)

    3 days

    Torquay FIDE Congress
  • Hampton by Hilton hotel, The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1DP
  • Open, U1900. U1700 (FIDE and ECF rated), U1400 (ECF rated)
  • 5 round Swiss.
  • 90 minutes + 30 second increments from move 1.
  • Congress website
  • Nov 8 (Fri)

    3 days

    56th Torbay Congress
  • TLH Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5JS
  • Open (FIDE rated and ECF rated), U1950. U1750, U1500 (all ECF rated)
  • 5 round Swiss.
  • 90 minutes + 30 second increments from move 1.
  • Congress website (including link to online entry form)
  • 2025
    Jan 11 (Sat)

    3 days

    7th Somerset New Year Congress
  • Walton Park Hotel, Wellington Terrace, Clevedon, BS21 7BL
  • U2050. U1750, U1550 (all ECF rated)
  • 5 round Swiss.
  • 75 minutes + 30 second increments from move 1.
  • Congress website (including link to online entry form)
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    Feb 14 (Fri)

    3 days

    Bristol Congress
  • Details TBA