Just a reminder that the annual Hampshire Chess Association Congress 2019 is only one week away – Friday 1st November to Sunday 3rd November. The tournament will be at the Lysses House Hotel, 51 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BQ.
The 3 sections are the Open (any grade), the Major (Under 160 ECF grade), and the Minor (Under grade 125).
The Congress is a 6-round tournament, and one half-point bye is available on any round except the last round. See the Timetable below for Round start and finish times.
- Tournament Timetable:
- Friday: Rd 1: 19:00-23:00
- Saturday: Rd 2: 09:00-13:00, Rd 3: 14:00-18:00, Rd 4: 19:00-23:00
- Sunday: Rd 5: 09:00-13:00, Rd 6: 14:00-18:00
- Prize-giving on Sunday at 18:05
The rate of play is 40 moves in 100 minutes followed by a 20 minute quickplay finish.
For more details, including entry fees, conditions, prizes, and Entry form, see the Hampshire Chess Association website.