Manx 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.
  • Baard Dahl (w) v Li Wu (b)

Semi-Finals – 6th March – 7.30pm clocks.
Baard Dahl (w) v Henrik Fabri (b) 1 – 0
Li Wu (w) v Keith Allen (b) 1 – 0
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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.

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  • Round One – 9th January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Li Wu (w) v Sanjay Gumireddy (b) 1 – 0
  • Baard Dahl (w) v Silvester Sipos (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
  • Keith Allen (w) v Henrik Fabri (b) ½ – ½
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  • Round Two – 16th January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Li Wu (w) v Baard Dahl (b) ½ – ½
  • Silvester Sipos (w) v Keith Allen (b) 0 – 1
  • Sanjay Gumireddy (w) v Henrik Fabri (b) 0 – 1
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  • Round Three – 23rd January – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Keith Allen (w) v Li Wu (b) ½ – ½
  • Baard Dahl (w) v Sanjay Gumireddy (b) 1 – 0
  • Henrik Fabri (w) v Silvester Sipos (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
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  • Rescheduled Games – 30th January – 7.30pm clocks.
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  • Round Four – 6th February – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Li Wu (w) v Henrik Fabri (b) ½ – ½
  • Baard Dahl (w) v Keith Allen (b) ½ – ½
  • Sanjay Gumireddy (w) v Silvester Sipos (b) 1 – 0 (w/o)
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  • Round Five – 13th February – 7.30pm clocks.
  • Silvester Sipos (w) v Li Wu (b) 0 – 1 (w/o)
  • Henrik Fabri (w) v Baard Dahl (b) 0 – 1
  • Keith Allen (w) v Sanjay Gumireddy (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. 1st Highest Grade Entry – Li Wu 215e (new grade 221) 
  2. 2nd Highest Grade Entry – Baard Dahl 204 (new grade 191)
  3. 3rd Highest Grade Entry – Keith Allen 191 (new grade 189) 
  4. 4th Highest Grade Entry – Henrik Fabri 171 (new grade 176)
  5. 5th Highest Grade Entry – Silvester Sipos 170 (new grade 163)
  6. 6th Highest Grade Entry – Sanjay Gumireddy 153 (new grade 162)

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 150 or above, 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.