Crewe Chess Congress 2017

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2017

Hosted at the Ibis Styles Hotel

Full disabled access

Emperor Way, Crewe Business Park CW1 6BD

Free carparking

car must be registered on arrival

Part of the Tradewise Grand Prix

Director: Matthew Carr

Congress Admin: Neville Layhe (nevillelayhe@gmail.com)

Directions On foot: 10 minute walk, Exit Crewe Station and turn right. At the 1st roundabout, use pedestrian access along the dual carriage way (B&Q will be on your right). At the 2nd roundabout (750 m) take the 3rd exit onto Electra way. The Ibis Hotel is 200m on your left hand side.

Refreshments

Meals and light refreshments at reduced rates, bar facilities are available.

Hotel Rooms

Rooms available at a discounted rate

Management Request

Only food and drink purchased from the hotel can be consumed on the premises.

Prizes

For all seections:

Timetable

BYES:

A player may claim a half-point bye for any one of the first four rounds, provided it is claimed on the Entry Form.

The Congress is registered with the English Chess Federation and all games played will be submitted for grading.

RATE OF PLAY:

Fischer time control when a move is made. 1 hour and 40 minutes per player with 10 seconds added.

GRADING:

Players latest ECF published grading will be used. Players without a grade must provide full information about best results and any grading previously held.

Only players with a current ECF or WCU or SCF grading will be eligible for grading prizes.

ENTRY FEE APPLYING TO ALL FOUR SECTIONS:

For non-ECF and Bronze adults £33.50.
For ECF Silver and above adults £26.00.
For non-ECF and Bronze juniors £29.50.
For ECF Silver and above juniors £22.00.

Entries received after the 6th October will be subject to a £5.00 surcharge.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Please register for the competition by completing the form below.

Upon submission, you will be given a reference number. Use this reference number when paying the fee; either as the reference in a bank transfer or write on the back of any cheque or Postal Order (Please DO NOT send cash in the post).

Payment Details

Bank Transfer:

Account Name: CREWE CHESS CLUB, Account Number: 65741278, Branch Sort Code: 089299.

Cheque/P.O.:

Payee: CREWE CHESS CLUB. Send to: Mr N. Layhe, 159 Broad Street, Crewe, CW1 3UD

Congress online entry form:

£33.50 - Adult
£26.00 - Adult Silver or above ECF Membership
£29.50 - Junior
£22.00 - Junior with Silver or above ECF Membership

Total: £33.50


Alternatively click here to open a printable PDF of the entry form.

Current Entrants

Open Section

Name
Club
Grade
Jacob connor Boswell
Cheddleton & Leek
177
Richard Bryant
Oswestry
178
Robert Newton
Rochdale
177
Chris Doran
CHESTER
179
Stuart Clarke
Holmes Chapel
209
Daniel Sullivan
Sheffield
167

Major Section

Name
Club
Grade
Robert Clegg
Huddersfield
156
Robert Stephens
Manningtree/Clacton
145
James Mcdonnell
Streatham
164
Timothy Soar
Colwyn Bay
134
David Hall
Perth
147
Steven Potter
St. Helens
156
Raymond Williams
Chester
140
Hambel Willow
West Nottingham
136
Steve Lloyd
Chester
146
Karl Lockett
Crewe
157

Intermediate Section

Name
Club
Grade
Marek Schroeder
Birmingham
118
David P Price
Crewe
125
Simon Layhe
Crewe
117
Paul Robert Jackson
116
Alan Llewellyn
Barrow/Ulverston
129
Ernest Wilkinson
Fenton
101
Nigel Morris
Coventry
123
Stuart E Hull
Fenton
102
Celeste Mc crann
malpas/oswestry
112
Douglas Barnett
Crewe
123

Minor Section

Name
Club
Grade
Steve Faye
mutual circle
71
Peter Hughes
mutual circle
95
Denis michael Bonner
Telepost
95
Thomas Hynes
Urmston
84
Nigel Gardner
crewe
70
Terry Knight
Derby
57
Alan Riddle
Limewood & Scarcroft
82
Andrew De santos
Preston
100
Brian Jones
HOLYWELL
76
Philip g Wright
Crewe
90



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Thank you for entering the Crewe 2017 Congress. Your entry will appear in the table of current entrants once payment of £ has been received.

Thank you and Good Luck!

We reserve the right to alter prizes depending on the entries.
All decisions of the organisers pertaining to the congress shall be final
All ungraded players must provide proof of playing ability
Ungraded players are not eligible for grading prizes
A player will receive only the higher if two prizes are won.