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Downloadable entry forms (click on chosen format):   MS Word (.docx),    MS Word 97 (.doc),    PDF (.pdf)

 

The 26th Doncaster Congress

is to be held from 23rd to 25th February 2018

at Hall Cross School, Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN1 2HY

 

There are four sections:

 

Open

open to players of any grade

Major

open to players graded* 170 or below

Intermediate

open to players graded* 145 or below

Minor

open to players graded* 125 or below

*  See note at foot of page.

 

Prizes in each section are as follows:

 

1st

£300

2nd

£150

3rd

£100

 

The schedule is as follows:

 

Friday

23rd

February

18.55

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

19:00 to 23:00

Round 1

Saturday

24th

February

09:30 to 13:30

Round 2

 

 

 

14:30 to 18:30

Round 3

Sunday

25th

February

09:30 to 13:30

Round 4

 

 

 

14:30 to 18:30

Round 5

 

 

 

19:10 (approx)

Prize‑Giving

 

Time limit is 2 hours for each player

in which to complete all their moves.

(A change for previous years.)

 

Entry fee, in all sections, £32,

subect to the following, as appropriate:

£7.50 deduction for Bronze or above ECF Members,

£5 deduction for juniors (those born after 31/08/1998),

£2 late fee (entries received before 23/02/2018, see opposite),

£5 late fee (entries received on 23/02/2018, see opposite).

 

PAYMENT and ENTRIES

 

POSTAL ENTRIES

Completed entry forms, with cheques or postal orders

payable to DONCASTER CHESS CONGRESS,

should be sent to the Entry Secretary:

STEVE MANN

3 RIDGE ROAD, ROTHERHAM,

S YORKSHIRE, S65 1PG

Tel: (01709) 379 209

 

Postal entries postmarked after 19th February 2018, will be deemed “late”.

 

E-MAIL ENTRIES

Full entry details may be submitted by e-mail to

sjmann@gmx.co.uk.

E-mail entries will be acknowledged to confirm receipt.

A following postal payment, by cheque or postal order as above, is preferred; failing that, payment must be made at the congress by the end of round 2, to permit continued participation.

E-mail entries received after 19th February 2018 will be deemed “late”.

 

LATE ENTRIES

Late entries received prior to 23rd February 2018

will be subject to a surcharge of £2.

Late entries accepted on Friday 23rd Feb.

will be subject to a £5 surcharge.

 

ECF MEMBERSHIP (click for info on joining)

This is an ECF Game Fee event.  Players who are current ECF Members at Silver, Gold or Platinum level on the date of the congress may deduct £7.50 from their entry fee.

*  The ECF Jan 2018 list will be the primary source for determining eligibility for grade-restricted sections.  However, the organisers reserve the right to use other printed grading lists where deemed appropriate.  Players entering before the Jan 2018 list is published will be moved up a section(s) if their Jan 2018 ECF grade is above the upper limit for the section they originally entered.

 

More information appears on the entry form (downloadable at top of page).