The monthly Hampstead Congress is a regular two-day, event raising money for Age Concern Camden. Please note that ECF membership requirements to take part in the FIDE top sections have changed (see here) so you can play even if you are not an ECF member, and you should be Silver in the Under 135 or pay a supplement. TAKESPLACEEVERYMONTH. IN THREESECTIONS – Under 2200 (200 ECF), Under 1900 (and if you have an ECF grade then you must ALSO be Under 160 ECF) an ECF Graded Under 135 Section and also the opportunity to play one ECF graded gameUSUALLY on a Saturday evening! Click here for latest details of the Congress series. Please note that space is limited due to the size of the venue – so ENTEREARLY.
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The next monthly Golders Green FIDE Rapid takes place on Saturday 9th September 2017 with up to 130 players. Guaranteed £100, £50 prizes in each section! There are four FIDE rated sections of six rounds; an OPEN, a Major Under 170, a Minor Under 145 and an Amateur Under 120. The venue is a very short walk from Golders Green Underground station on the Northern Line Click here for the website of the Golders Green Rapidplays.
The First Thursday Hendon FIDE Blitz takes place on Thursday 3rd August, 7th September 2017 and so on, with up to 40 players. It costs £10.00 to play (£3.00 for members). There is one FIDE rated sections of six rounds; 10 minutes per player per game. The venue is Hendon Chess Club – a very short walk from Golders Green Underground station on the Northern Line Click here for the website of Hendon Chess Club.
East Finchley / Muswell Hill WEEKDAYFIDE Rapid tournament is on WEDNESDAY 30th August. We start at 10.30am, 6pm finish. Venue is near to East Finchley Underground, 40 players over 6 rounds, 3 sections, Open, Under 160, Under 120, 25 minutes per player plus 5 seconds added with every move, Clissold Arms, N2 9HR. www.muswellhillchess.blogspot.co.uk OR BOOKHEREhttps://form.jotform.com/62384663046964