Yorkshire Chess Association





Sheffield Junior Open - August 28th 2021


Jonathan Arnott of Sheffield Area Schools Chess Association is running a one-day over-the-board 5-round junior rapidplay event at Stradbroke Community Centre, Richmond Road, Sheffield, S13 8LT.


He now invites entries.


There is an on-line entry form at https://www.jotform.com/211955028371354, of whose text the following is an adaption:


Eligibility: Open to all players under the age of 18 as at 01/09/2020.


Sections: The competition will be split into age-group sections dependent on the number of entries.


Games: All players play in all five rounds, starting at 11.00am.


Time Limit: You receive 15 minutes each on the clock for the whole game, with an additional 10 seconds added per move played. This competition will be ECF Rapidplay rated.


Venue: Stradbroke Community Centre, Richmond Road, Sheffield, S13 8LT.


Entry fee: 10


ECF membership: You must either:

a) Have silver ECF membership or above (free for the first year) - memberships bought now are valid until end August 2022, or

b) pay the ECF's 'pay to play' competition fee (currently 2.50 juniors).