2017 Timetable :
- Teams register at 10.30 am and the draw for round one is made.
- Round 1 – 11.00 am.
- Clocks (20 min’s each) for Champions section.
- Novice section, we won’t use clocks. Where a game is too close to adjudicate .. clocks will be used (5 min’s each) to get a fair result.
- Round 2 – 11.45 am.
- Lunch — 12.20 to 12.45
- Round 3 – 12.45pm
- Blitz play-off (novice section) In the event of teams in joint 1st or 2nd we’ll have a “blitz” play-off (5 min’s). If still a tie, we’ll discount the last board until we have a result.
- Prize-giving at 2.00 pm
- Touch move applies in all games.
- All mobiles to be switched off.
- All games start at the same time.
- There’s no talking / commenting while games are in progress.
- If a player has any question / issue, they should pause their chess clock (champions section) and then call the arbiter for assistance.
- If a team gets a “bye” in the (novice section) they will be awarded 3 pts for this match.
- Good luck !