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News update

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

Ian George


Last updated 29/2/2024

Calendar
2024

Mar 1 (Fri)
3 days

Simon Bartlett Memorial Congress
  • TLH Victoria Hotel, Belgrave Road, Torquay, TQ2 5HL
  • Open, U1975, U1750, U1600
  • 5 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • Mar 8 (Fri)
    3 days
    1st Wells Congress
  • The Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB
  • Open, under 1900, U1600 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and entry form
  • Mar 23 (Sat)
    1st Bovey Tracey Rapidplay
  • Wickham Hall, 23 Ashburton Road, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9YQ
  • 10 o'clock start
  • Open, U1600 sections
  • 6 round Swiss. 20 minutes + 5 seconds per move increments.
  • Tournament website (including link to online entry form)
  • Apr 13 (Sat)
    2 days
    East Devon Congress
  • Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW
  • Open, Under 1900, Under 1650
  • 5 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 15 seconds per move increments.
  • Further information along with entry forms can be found at the congress website.
  • Apr 19 (Fri)
    3 days
    Dorset Centenary Congress
  • Carlton Hotel, East Overcliff, Bournemouth, BH1 3DN
  • Open, under 1900, U1700 and under 1500 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • Apr 26 (Fri)
    3 days

    Bristol Centenary & West of England Championships
  • Great Hall, Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR
  • Further information along with entry forms will appear in due course when available.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • May 3 (Fri)
    3 days
    4th Cornwall Spring Congress
  • Falmouth Hotel, Castle Beach, Falmouth, TR11 4NZ
  • Open, under 1900 and under 1600 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 75 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • May 17 (Fri)
    3 days
    Frome Congress
  • Selwood Academy, Berkley Road, Frome BA11 2EF
  • Open,U2000, U1750, U1625, U1450 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • May 25 (Sat)
    3 days

    Cotswold Congress
  • The King’s School, Pitt St, Gloucester, GL1 2BG
  • Open, U1860, U1835
  • 6 round Swiss. 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Details and and a link to the online entry form
  • 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, DT47JU
  • Open, U1850, U1550
  • 5 round Swiss.
  • 75 minutes + 30 second increments from move 1.
  • Congress website and link to brochure and online entry form