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Downloadable 2020 entry forms (click on chosen format):   MS Word (.docx),    PDF (.pdf)

 

The 28th Doncaster Congress

is to be held from 21st to 23rd February 2020

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

*non-ECF systems’ grades will be converted to an ECF grade using standard formulae.

 

This year the Open section incorporates the

Yorkshire Championship

 

Prizes in each section are as follows:

 

1st

£300

2nd

£150

3rd

£100

 

Plus 3 Grading Prizes of £25 in each section.

 

The schedule is as follows:

 

Friday

21st

February

18.55

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

19:00 to finish

Round 1

Saturday

22nd

February

09:30 to finish

Round 2

 

 

 

14:30 to finish

Round 3

Sunday

23rd

February

09:30 to finish

Round 4

 

 

 

14:30 to finish

Round 5

No Prize‑Giving; prizes will be sent on afterwards.

 

Time limit is 1 hour and 40 minutes

with a 10-second increment added after each move from move 1.

(A change introduced last year.)

 

Entry fee, in all sections, £33,

subject to the following, as appropriate:

£9.00 deduction for Silver or above ECF Members,

£6 deduction for juniors (those born after 31/08/2000*),

£2 late fee (late entries received before 21/02/2020, see opposite),

£5 late fee (late entries received on 21/02/2018, see opposite).

 

(* This should probably read 2001, but we’ll stick with 2000.)

 

 

 

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:

PETER ACKLEY

31 LIME CLOSE,

RAVENFIELD,

ROTHERHAM,

S YORKSHIRE,

S65 4NN

Tel: 07951 151 093 

 

Postal entries postmarked after 17th February 2020, will be deemed “late”.

 

E-MAIL ENTRIES

Full entry details may be submitted by e-mail to

peterackley@hotmail.com

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 17th February 2020 will be deemed “late”.

 

LATE ENTRIES

Late entries received prior to 21st February 2020

will be subject to a surcharge of £2.

Late entries accepted on Friday 21st 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 £9.0 from their entry fee.