Challengers Championship 2019.

Rate of Play – 75 minutes per person with a 30 second increment per move from move 1. (no required number of moves)

  • Final – 27th March – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Sjors Tromp (w) v Antony Jackson (b) 0 – 1

Semi-Finals – 6th March – 7.30pm clocks.
Sjors Tromp (w) v Harry Minor (b) 1 – 0
Vince Hodgson (w) v Antony Jackson (b) 0 – 1
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Possible Tie break – 20th March – 7.30pm clocks.
Two rapid games with a rate of play of 15 minutes plus 10 seconds a move. If the rapid match finishes equal then the winner will be determined by Armageddon with 5 minutes for White and 4 minutes for Black, Black having draw odds. A toss of a coin will determine colours.
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Final – 27th March – 7.30pm clocks. (1st choice of colour)
If the game is drawn, two rapid games with a rate of play of 15 minutes plus 10 seconds a move. If the rapid match finishes equal then the winner will be determined by Armageddon with 5 minutes for White and 4 minutes for Black, Black having draw odds. A toss of a coin will determine colours.

  • Round One – 9th January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Vince Hodgson (w) v Steve Parry (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
  • Harry Minor (w) v Antony Jackson (b) ½ – ½
  • Sjors Tromp (w) v Farid Louka (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
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  • Round Two – 16th January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Vince Hodgson (w) v Harry Minor (b) ½ – ½
  • Antony Jackson (w) v Sjors Tromp (b) 0 – 1
  • Steve Parry (w) v Farid Louka (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
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  • Round Three – 23rd January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Sjors Tromp (w) v Vince Hodgson (b) 0 – 1 (w/o)
  • Harry Minor (w) v Steve Parry (b) 1 – 0
  • Farid Louka (w) v Antony Jackson (b) 0 – 1 (w/o)
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  • Rescheduled Games – 30th January – 7.30pm clocks.
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  • Round Four – 6th February – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Vince Hodgson (w) v Farid Louka (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
  • Harry Minor (w) v Sjors Tromp (b) 0 – 1
  • Steve Parry (w) v Antony Jackson (b) ½ – ½
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  • Round Five – 13th February – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Antony Jackson (w) v Vince Hodgson (b) 1 – 0
  • Farid Louka (w) v Harry Minor (b) 0 – 1 (w/o)
  • Sjors Tromp (w) v Steve Parry (b) 1 – 0
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  • Rescheduled Games – 20th February – 7.30pm clocks.
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  • In the event of players tying for any of the first 4 places order of finish will be determined by tiebreak, in the following order of priority.
    The results between the players involved in the tie.
    Sonneborn-Berger.
    Most games with black.
    Drawing of lots.
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  1. Vince Hodgson – 119 – new grade 119
  2. Harry Minor – 108 – new grade 105
  3. Sjors Tromp – 100 – new grade 105
  4. Farid Louka – 99e – 
  5. Antony Jackson – 95 – new grade 191
  6. Steve Parry – 47 – (TF / ECF / IOM) new grade 49

 

  • Key.
  • TF – Tournament Fee.
  • ECF – English Chess Federation Membership.
  • IOM – IOM Chess Club Membership.

Terms & Conditions for entry – You must be a current member of the ECF grade 109 or below, current IOM Chess Club Member and pay a tournament entry fee of £10.

Closing Date is the 19th December 2018 and you need to have the above in place by that date otherwise it will be deemed that you have withdrawn.

For tournament structure & dates please refer to website.