1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, Saturday 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

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Hok Yin Stephen Chiu
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1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, Saturday 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

Post by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:25 pm

Inaugural ECF and FIDE-rated Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, held on Saturday 3rd February 2018, at the University of Warwick, Library 2, Library Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 7AL.

There will be an Open and Minor (U135 ECF) 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:
www.warwicksu.com/events/4117/15055/

Full details and an updated player list can be found on our website.
http://warwickchess.com/index.php/tournament/


Open- Estimated Prize:
1st: £70 (28%)
2nd: £40 (16%)
3rd: £20 (8%)
Grading Prize: £20 (8%)

Minor- Estimated Prize:
1st: £50 (20%)
2nd: £30 (12%)
3rd: £10 (4%)
Grading Prize: £10 (4%)

Estimate Prizes based on an expected 50 entrants; prizes based on fixed percentages in brackets.

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: 18:40-18:50

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.

ECF Calendar listing: http://www.englishchess.org.uk/event-ca ... ~3-2-2018/

Contact: Jack Huffer (President), Jaspar Goodall (Secretary) warwickunichess@gmail.com
Arbiters: Thomas Thorpe FA, Hok Chiu
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Re: 1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

Post by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:38 pm

One week to go till the Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament on Saturday 3rd February!

If you have any questions regarding the tournament - from details, to travel, to using the online entry system - please feel free to either:
- Email us: warwickunichess@gmail.com
- Message us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warwickchess/
- Or simply comment below :)

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Re: 1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, Saturday 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

Post by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu » Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:42 pm

Final day for entries are today! The Tournament is tomorrow (03 Feb 2017), Round 1 starting at 10:30.

Make sure you get your entries in - however, if you have trouble with the online entries system, please email us; we will be able to sort it out for you on a case-by-case basis :)

Also, note that parking is available next to the venue, and will be free on the weekend.

Tournament Website: http://warwickchess.com/index.php/tournament/
Details: http://warwickchess.com/wp-content/uplo ... ment-1.pdf
Travel: http://warwickchess.com/wp-content/uplo ... etails.pdf
Player List: http://warwickchess.com/index.php/player-list/

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Re: 1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, Saturday 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

Post by Hok Yin Stephen Chiu » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:18 pm

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Re: 1st Warwick University Rapidplay Tournament, Saturday 3rd February 2018 (ECF & FIDE rated)

Post by Joey Stewart » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:10 pm

Shame I only just saw this, I probably would have turned up if I knew about it sooner.

Good effort getting everything organised, it looked like a successful tournament, if you are planning another one it would be good to know so I can try and get up to play it this time.
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