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2nd Ilkley Chess Festival


Andrew Wainwright has sent out a blanket e-mail inviting entries to Ilkley Chess Centre’s second weekend congress, as below.  Note that the format is significantly different from the first time round.


Dear Fellow Chess Players,


We are pleased to confirm after the amazing success of the 1st Ilkley Chess Festival, in September of last year, that we will be running our second event this June.


Full details of the 2nd Ilkley Chess Festival Tournament can be found at: https://ilkleychesscentre.com/events


The main changes this time – New Venue (Ilkley Grammar School), 3 x Sections, Entries Limited to 80 Players, 2 Day Format (Playing Time of 80mins +10 sec Increment)


If you would like to enter this 2-day Swiss Congress Tournament, which will be played at our new venue at Ilkley Grammar School, then please respond to this email confirming your details and which section you would like to enter.


Entries are filling up fast so please enter early to avoid disappointment (entries this time are limited to 80 players).


Full details of players entered already can be found via the links on our website (above).


Kind Regards