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by JamesGallagher
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

Please note the Early bird prices now apply up to the start date of the event for all tournaments so prices are £5 less than prices currently quoted on the website: https://englishrapidplaychampionship.co.uk We have well over 200 entrants already and many more interested who were not aware of the ea...
by JamesGallagher
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

Grandmaster Daniel Gormally (ECF 251) will be taking on 25 players on the evening of Friday 22nd September 2017 to kick off the English Rapidplay Chess Congress which takes place this weekend in Liverpool Cunard Building at 7pm The first 25 people to register will come face to face with the GM who w...
by JamesGallagher
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

Please be aware "Early bird" pricing for the Liverpool Congress ends on 10th September. Registrations after this date will be £5 greater than the current price.

www.englishrapidplaychampionship.co.uk

Regards

Jim
by JamesGallagher
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Manchesters 200th celerations...
Replies: 3
Views: 750

Re: Manchesters 200th celerations...

This is an historic occasion often fought out by captains JH Blackburne for Manchester and Amos Burn for Liverpool. The first game between Liverpool and Manchester was 1855 and took place annually for approx 100 years, hopefully we can keep this going annually from now on. See details of the first g...
by JamesGallagher
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: R K Leather and Myer Kaizer of Liverpool Chess Club
Replies: 13
Views: 2449

Re: R K Leather of Liverpool Chess Club

A new picture found in the Liverpool Chess Club Archives of a young M Kaizer who's name is on the Liverpool table as the winner of the tournament back in 1894 above
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by JamesGallagher
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: R K Leather and Myer Kaizer of Liverpool Chess Club
Replies: 13
Views: 2449

Re: R K Leather of Liverpool Chess Club

IMG_0828.jpg The 1892 Liverpool Chess club famous Table Tournament is still running today between all first team players of the club. This year the Table winner was young James Friar who's name is now being added to the table. The table has been restored this summer and will be back on display in t...
by JamesGallagher
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: R K Leather and Myer Kaizer of Liverpool Chess Club
Replies: 13
Views: 2449

Re: R K Leather of Liverpool Chess Club

New picture of RK Leather found in the Liverpool Chess Club archives
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by JamesGallagher
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

We have now added a highest junior (under 16) prize of £100 to each of the sections Major, Intermediate and Standard as well as a £50 top junior prize for the Sunday Only Rapidplay. The Open already has a £250 top junior prize allocated. All Fide/ECF maximum ratings for each section now appear on th...
by JamesGallagher
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

I appreciate the support chaps but no problem with questions being posted on here if preferred. So as stated the hierarchy is: FIDE quickplay ECF quickplay (converted) FIDE standard ECF standard (converted) Categories: Under 2050(FIDE)/180(ECF) Under 1825(FIDE)/150(ECF) Under 1600(FIDE)/120(ECF) So,...
by JamesGallagher
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

As stated hierarchy is same as London classic:

FIDE quickplay
ECF quickplay (converted)
FIDE standard
ECF standard (converted)

Jim
by JamesGallagher
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

Hi Roger

I have just had confirmation that all 4 tournaments that span the 2 days will be both FIDE-rated and ECF-graded in the same fashion as the London classic

Let me know if any other questions

Thanks
Jim
by JamesGallagher
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

All details requested now published on website: http://englishrapidplaychampionship.co.uk Already have 5 GMs registered for the Open event! Arbiters: IA Lara Barnes, IA Alex McFarlane and NA Thomas Thorpe Prizes English Rapidplay Championship 2017 Open (to all players) • 1st £1,500 • 2nd £1,000 • ...
by JamesGallagher
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Re: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

The prize fund is £10,000 in total with approx 45 prizes available across the events.

All information about entry fees, prizes, arbiters, grades etc will be added to the website later today, thanks for asking and please feel free to make any further suggestions for the site.

Jim
by JamesGallagher
Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations
Replies: 62
Views: 6447

Liverpool Englsh Rapidplay Congress now open for registrations

The English Rapidplay Congress in Liverpool is now open for registrations

http://englishrapidplaychampionship.co.uk

See the link above for details