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Northern Counties Chess Union

Established 1899

A constituent unit of the English Chess Federation


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08/10/2023 updated 15/10/2023

Pennine Cup 2023-24


Manchester Chess Federation has kindly undertaken running the 2023-24 iteration of the northern counties’ under-18 team competition, and, after consultation with interested parties, Damien McElvenny has issued the following information to set the ball rolling.


Date and Time: 11 am, Sunday 14 January.


Venue: Fletcher Hall, Vicarage Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 0WA


Format: 6-round Swiss Team Event, 6 boards per team,
players under 18 on 1 September 2023,
break for lunch after Round 2.


Tea and coffee will be provided, but players should bring their own lunches.


Entrance fee per team (payable on the day) is £20.


All players must be ECF-rated.  Event will be FIDE rated.


Time Control: 20 minutes + 5 seconds per move.


Arbiter: David Clayton



Entries by 10 November (at the latest) to Damien McElvenny dmcelvenny64@gmail.com