Breaking News 22nd June 2020. 😃
On behalf of the Committee the IOM Chess Club is proud to announce that the Manx Championship is to be sponsored by IOM International Chess Ltd for the chess season 2020 / 21.
- Below is a brief summary; full details of the tournament will be released in the summer.
- Weekend tournament at suitable venue in Douglas October / November 2020; venue & dates to be confirmed.
- Tournament to be ECF and hopefully FIDE rated.
- Tournament is open to IOM Chess Club members and possible invited guests with strong connections to the IOM.
- Entry is free / you must be a Gold member of the ECF on the 03/09/20 for your entry to be accepted; unless your federation isn’t England.
- Swiss consisting of 6 rounds, 1 Friday / 3 Saturday / 2 Sunday.
- Round 1 will be a random draw made on Friday evening 20 minutes before clocks.
- Within the tournament, numbers allowing there will be 3 sections, Manx / Candidates / Challengers; players will be zoned appropriately on current grading.
- Prize structure to be confirmed.
- Rate of play to be confirmed.
Please remember this a brief summary but if you do have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org 👀