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ECF Schools Eton College Team Rapidplay 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:25 pm
by Neill Cooper
This year's event will take place on Sunday 15th September. Report on last year's event
Venue: Eton College, Windsor SL4 6DW
Play will be in the spacious School Hall; team rooms will be shared and in the math’s department.
Time: Registration from 10.15am, play start 11am, finish about 5pm
Event Format: 5 round Swiss rapid play tournament. Digital chess clocks: all moves in 20 minutes + 5 sec/move. All games will be ECF graded.
Teams: Teams will consist of 6 players, in school years 7 to 13. Schools can enter one or two teams. Squads can have up to 8 players with 6 playing in any match. Schools which have no pupils beyond year 8 are allowed up to 2 players from years 5 and 6. All players in a team must attend the same school.
Chess Supplies Tim Onions will be running a chess and bookstall
Reserve games: We may need to include a team of reserves in the tournament. We will also be able to play reserve games and arrange for these games to be graded.
Cost: £25.00 per team [State schools entering the Eton event for the first time can enter one team for free.]
It is appreciated when those schools who have suitable chess equipment (sets, boards and digital clocks) bring it to this event – see details on the entry form.
Entry form: ... ment-2019/
More information from Neill Cooper

Re: ECF Schools Eton College Team Rapidplay 2019

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:03 pm
by Neill Cooper
30 schools entered as at 11th July —
Abingdon School; Brentwood School; Brighton College; Bristol Grammar School, Chepstow; Churchill Academy & Sixth Form; City of London School; Eton College; Hampton School; Harrow School; Heathside Preparatory School; Hereward House; King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford; King Edward’s School; Magdalen College School; Mill Hill County High School; Norwich School; Reigate Grammar School; RGS Guildford; St Paul’s Girls’ School; St Paul’s School; St. John’s Senior; The Abbey School; The Judd School; The King’s School, Gloucester; The Latymer School; The Skinners’ School; Westminster Under School; Wetherby; Wilson’s School

Re: ECF Schools Eton College Team Rapidplay 2019

Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:48 pm
by Neill Cooper
In the end 350 pupils representing 53 teams from 39 schools took part.
There is a report and photos at ... play-2019/

Winners – RGS Guildford A 25/30
2nd – Hampton School A 24.5
3rd – Gonzaga College, Dublin A 23.5
Plate winners – St Paul’s Girls School