Stockport Rapidplay Sunday 1 February 2009

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Mick Norris
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Stockport Rapidplay Sunday 1 February 2009

Post by Mick Norris » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:15 am

THE 23rd
STOCKPORT RAPIDPLAY


AN ECF GRAND PRIX EVENT

A one day chess congress organised by Stockport Chess Club

SUNDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2009

THE GUILDHALL
169 Wellington Road South (A6), Stockport, SK1 3UA

OPEN Open to all

MAJOR For players graded below 160

INTERMEDIATE For players graded below 125

MINOR For players graded below 90

PRIZES EACH SECTION £120 £60 £30
grading £30

ENTRY FEE EACH SECTION £13.00
JUNIOR(U17) & SENIORS(60+)£11.00

SENIOR AND JUNIOR PRIZES. STOCKPORT LEAGUE MAJOR,INTERMEDIATE AND MINOR TROPHIES


TIMETABLE
Round One 10.00am Round Four 2.10pm
Round Two 11.20am Round Five 3.30pm
Round Three 12.50pm Round Six 4.50pm

Each player will be allowed 30 minutes for all moves.
ECF Rapidplay rules apply.

VENUE
The GUILDHALL is 1 mile south of Stockport Town Centre on the A6 (169Wellington Rd South, SK1 3UA). There is a large,supervised car park to the rear of the Guildhall. (£2.00p per car, payable on entry). Light refreshments and licensed bar facilities will be available.

TRAVEL
The venue is 20 minutes walk from Stockport bus and railway stations.
By car, it is a few minutes from Junction 1 on the M60 Motorway.
There are regular buses on the A6 from Manchester and places south of Stockport.

STOCKPORT LEAGUE TROPHIES
The highest placed Stockport League registered player in the Major, Intermediate and Minor sections will be awarded an individual trophy.

JUNIOR, SENIOR AND ADDITIONAL GRADING PRIZES.
These will be awarded according to age and number of entries.

GRADES
The september 2008 ECF grades will be used. Later grades will not count.. Players not on this list must quote their last ECF grade and state the year if they had one..

Ungraded players must give details of their strength, previous successes and grade if any. Except in the Open section, they may only win one half of the first prize. All other prizes will be paid in full.


STOCKPORT CHESS CLUB
meets on Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm
at the Ladybrook Hotel, Fir Road, Bramhall, Stockport.
New Members Welcome
Telephone for further information
Secretary Stuart Murray 0161-432-5605

ENTRIES It is a condition of entry that the organisers’ decision in any dispute is final. Entry can only be effected by payment of the appropriate fee. Competitors requiring a receipt must enclose an S.A.E.
Please make all cheques payable to: STOCKPORT RAPIDPLAY

ENTRIES TO STOCKPORT RAPIDPLAY
6 Shropshire Avenue
Brinnington
STOCKPORT SK5 8HE
Tel: 0161-494 8585

CLOSING DATE SATURDAY 24 JANUARY 2009

LATE ENTRIES late entries will be accepted subject to a surcharge of £3.00 before
1 February 2009 and £4.00 on the day.

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STOCKPORT RAPIDPLAY 2009 – ENTRY FORM
Block letters please.

Name …………………………………………Club …………………………………..

Address …………………………………………………………………………………

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Post Code …………………………. Telephone ……………………………………

Stockport League Registered: YES / NO

Age at 01 / 02 / 09 ………………………… (if reduced fee claimed)

SECTION …………………………. GRADE ………………………………………
(ungraded players see previous page)

Remittance enclosed: £ ………………… Entry Fee

£ …………………. Late Surcharge

£ …………………. Donation towards congress expenses

TOTAL £ …………………. Date ………………………….

RECENT WINNERS

OPEN MAJOR INTER MINOR

2008 N. Davies J. Hall K.Lockett M.Doherty
S. Haslinger R.Howley T.Fielding
P.Olbison

2007 S. Haslinger N. Barnaby R. Clegg S. Finch
F. Spratt M. Connor J. Stirrup
C. Gartside

2006 V.Daskevics H.Lamb N.Coward M.Doherty
N.Davies S.Harris J.Lobo
K.Linke

2005 S.Gordon M.J.Armstrong P.Stanley P.Massey
J.Horner R.Newton

2004 S.Gordon H.Lamb R.Atherton R.Murphy
J.Horner U.Osas N.Coward
C.Gartside

2003 N. Davies H. Lamb I. Baros P.Moss
A. Scoular

2002 S.Haslinger S. Chevannes K. Linke M. Shever
L. Hu P. Plant




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