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Knockout Blitz Chess Tournament

Blitz Chess Tournament: Sunday 6th October 2019 – 3pm to 5pm @Chess and Bridge Shop

FORMAT
Knockout Tournament limited to 8 players. (Losers of first round can no longer win event, but carry on playing to determine their final ranking). Each match consists of 2 blitz games (5 minute game with no increment). If undecided, players play an Armageddon game with no increment (white gets 5min and black 4min with draw odds). All players will play 3 of such matches with each pairing determining the final ranking. In total each player will play a maximum of 9 games and a minimum of 6 games.

REGISTRATION
Entry requires payment in advance (£10 or £5 for Chess mag subscribers). For more details contact [email protected]

No refunds policy unless the event is cancelled. If you pay to enter it implies you accepted this rule.

PRIZES
1st place – £25 gift voucher, 2nd place – £15 gift voucher, 3rd place – £5 chess bargain book

All participants get a copy of latest Chess mag and a 10% discount with any purchase on the day.

Enter now to secure your place:

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1 Comment

  1. joao
    6th October 2019 at 6:49 pm — Reply

    In the end it was a round robin tournament with 10 players. The final standings were:

    1- Vladimir, 8 points
    2- Asad, 7 points
    3- Timur, 6.5 points (better tiebreak, more games with black pieces)
    4- Kane, 6.5 points
    5- Adrain, 6 points
    6- Jonathan, 5 points
    7- Wiktoria, 3points
    8- Marc, 2 points
    9- Mika, 1 point
    10- Luca, 0 points

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