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|Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:02 am Post subject: Amersham Congress : 22 - 25 May 2009
|A 7 round swiss held over the second bank holiday weekend in May with a FIDE Rated Open British Championship Qualifier plus U155 and U120 sections. A great hotel venue (De Veres Latimer Place Hotel, Latimer, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1UG) only a few miles from M1 / M40 / M25 with discounted rates (from £30 pppn for b&b) for our chess players. Good prize money and great conditions to play chess in, the way chess should be enjoyed.
FIDE Open(Open to all). This event will be FIDE rated and the highest placed player not already qualified will qualify for the 2009 British Championships in Torquay.
1st £350 ; 2nd £150 ; 3rd £100 ; + £50 rating prize (Best W-We) Entry Fee £30
Major – Open to players graded below 155
1st £250 ; 2nd £100 ; 3rd £50 ; + £50 U140 grading prize Entry Fee £25
Minor – Open to players graded below 120
1st £250 ; 2nd £100 ; 3rd £50 ; + £50 U100 grading prize Entry Fee £25
Full details can be found here or you can download an entry form.
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