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UK Open Blitz Championship : Belfast Qualifier

One of 8 Qualifiers for the UK Open Blitz being held on the Saturday 8th Sept.

Event details

When

Sep 08, 2018
from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Where

NICS,Maynard Sinclair Pavilion, Stormont

Contact Name

Contact Phone

07796172227

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The Ulster Chess Union is proud to host in Belfast one of 8 qualifying tournaments for the UK Open Blitz.

There will be eight 15-round qualifying Swiss tournaments played in different cities around the United Kingdom on Saturday, 8th September. Eligible players will be able to enter one qualifying tournament of their choice. The top two players in each qualifier will qualify for the Final on 1st December 2018, played at a date and venue to be announced. The top two female players in each qualifier will qualify for a Women’s Final, held concurrently. Both Finals and the qualifiers combined will have a total prize fund in excess of £5,000

Rules

Full rules at: https://www.englishchess.org.uk/uk-open-blitz-championship/

Please enter online at: https://www.englishchess.org.uk/uk-open-blitz-championship/

Eligibility

There is no geographic or citizenship restriction on entry to this tournament.

Location: The Pavilion, Stormont Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3TA

The entry fee is £20.

a 15-round FIDE-rated Swiss tournament, with the following schedule —

Round Time Round Time Round Time
Round 1 11.00 Round 6 13.30 Round 11 16.00
Round 2 11.25 Round 7 13.55 Round 12 16.25
Round 3 11.50 Round 8 14.20 Round 13 16.50
Round 4 12.15 Round 9 14.45 Round 14 17.15
Round 5 12.40 Round 10 15.10 Round 15 17.40

The time limit will be all moves in 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move.

Belfast Controller: Richard Gould.

Contact: Ross Harris

Telephone: 07796172227

Email:| rossharris168@btinternet.com

Final & Women’s Final
The Finals will be played on Saturday, 1st December, 2018

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