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3rd Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, SAT 23rd November (ECF & FIDE-rated)

Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:29 am
by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu
3rd Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament (ECF-graded & FIDE-rated), to be held on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at the University of Warwick, Warwick University Science Concourse (opposite the Library on the Bridge)- B2.01-B2.05, Library Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 7AL.

This event is open to All students, staff and the general public. There will be an Open, Major (U140), and Minor (U105) Section; both with seven rounds of 15 minutes + 10 second increment.

Entry Fees: £5 (100% of fees goes towards prize money!)

All entries will be handled via the electronic ticketing system linked below:
https://www.warwicksu.com/venues-events ... 17/18253/
Full details and an updated player list can be found on our website.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... dit#gid=0

The following prizemoney is based on an expected 100 entrants:

Open: 1st £90 (18%), 2nd £50 (10%), 3rd £30 (6%), Grading Prize £30 (6%)
Major: 1st £70 (14%), 2nd £40 (8%), 3rd £20 (4%), Grading Prize £20 (4%)
Minor: 1st £70 (14%), 2nd £40 (8%), 3rd £20 (4%), Grading Prize £20 (4%)
(100% of entry fees will go towards prize money, individual percentages may vary in the best interests of the tournament)

Playing Schedule:
Round 1: 10:30-11:40
Round 2: 11:40-12:50
Round 3: 12:50-14:00
Round 4: 14:00-15:10
Round 5: 15:10-16:20
Round 6: 16:20-17:30
Round 7: 17:30-18:40
Closing Ceremony and Prize Distribution: As soon as possible.

Refreshments:
A variety of campus shops, restaurants and cafes will be open. The closest being the library café next door:
https://warwick.ac.uk/services/retail/openingtimes/

The venue is wheelchair accessible but please email us beforehand to check details. Parking is free at the venue!

Contact: Simeon Bott (Tournament Director) and/or James Munns (President) warwickunichess@gmail.com
Arbiters: Matthew Carr International Arbiter, Hok Chiu National Arbiter, Jorel Ali National Arbiter, Samuel Foster National Arbiter

Re: 3rd Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, SAT 23rd November (ECF & FIDE-rated)

Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:35 am
by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu
It's exactly one month to go, till our annual and 3rd Warwick University Rapidplay! As usual, this is a completely non-profit event, 100% of entry fees go back to prize money! (Made possible by a very active Committee, and our generous sponsor, Optiver)

All members of the public, University staff and students, welcome (especially, if you are alumni!).

Here's the event page, if you have any problems, with our student union's ticketing system, please get in touch at warwickunichess@gmail.com
https://www.warwicksu.com/venues-events ... 117/18253/

Re: 3rd Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, SAT 23rd November (ECF & FIDE-rated)

Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:48 am
by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu
Final Day to enter for the 3rd Warwick Rapidplay - Saturday 23rd November! :
https://www.warwicksu.com/venues-events ... 117/18253/
Entry List: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=0

➡️ £5 Entry!
➡️ Open to Students, Staff & the Public
➡️ 100% Entry Fees goes to Prize Fund!
➡️ ECF-graded, and FIDE-rated!
➡️ Live-Boards in the Open
➡️ Chief Arbiter: International Arbiter Matthew Carr

Re: 3rd Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, SAT 23rd November (ECF & FIDE-rated)

Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:54 am
by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu
As ever if there are technical issues with buying tickets on the Warwick SU system, email James/Simeon for alternative payment methods! warwickunichess@gmail.com