2019 Crewe Chess Congress

OPEN SECTION FIDE RATED

27-29 September 2019

Hosted at the Ibis Styles Hotel

Full disabled access

Emperor Way, Crewe Business Park CW1 6BD

Free carparking

car must be registered on arrival

Telephone Ibis Styles on 01270 506620 for chess players' discount

£49 per night B & B with full English

Tournament Director & Chief Arbiter: Matthew Carr

Contact details:

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

Light refreshments at chess player rates, and bar facilities are available from the bar at all times.

Management Request

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

Prizes

For all sections: 1st: £240 - 2nd: £120 - 3rd: £60 - Grading Prize: £30

The Small Print

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.

RATE OF PLAY:

Fischer timing 110 minutes + 10 secs per move.

Entry fee applying to all four sections:

(THERE WILL BE £5 DISCOUNT APPLIED TO THESE PRICES FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT BEFORE MIDNIGHT 22ND SEPTEMBER)
Open section Entrants must be Gold or Platinum ECF members.

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 CONGRESSES, Account Number: 39443568, Branch Sort Code: 309626.

Cheque/P.O.:

Payee: CREWE CHESS CONGRESSES. Send to: Crewe Congress, 159 Broad Street, Crewe, CW1 3UD

Crewe 2019 Chess Congress online entry form:

£38.50 - Adult
£31.00 - Adult Silver or above ECF Membership
£34.50 - Junior
£27.00 - Junior with Silver or above ECF Membership
Discount for early payment: -£5.00
(Payment must be recieved before midnight 22nd September 2019)

Total: £0.00

Submit Form

A note for your diary

The next rapidplay congress is planned for 17th May 2020 at the same venue.

Current Entrants

Open Section

Name
Club
Grade
Timothy Spanton
Battersea
168
Geoffrey m Brown
Folkestone
172
Joshua Pink
Kenilworth
181
Tony Slinger
Yorkshire Terrier
170
Stuart Clarke
Holmes Chapel
209
Barry Hymer
Lancaster
178
Richard Cannon
UNATS
186
Mark Whitehead
Rochdale
167
Roger De coverly
Bourne End
177
Lynda Smith
Thornbury
165
James Rothwell
Atticus
160
Tom Bimpson
ATTICUS
173
Daniel Sullivan
Chesterfield
171
Sam Parry
Cheddleton Leek
152
Ray Ilett
New England
165
Brandon Clarke
Woodstock
none
Eric Gardiner
173
Antony M Hynes
Warwickshire Select
176
Stuart Ross
Newport
139
Mike Surtees
Great Lever
197
Ifan Rathbone-jones
Mold/Buckley
179
Bernard Chan
University of Leeds
192
Chris Vassiliou
Chorlton-cum-Hardy
171

Major Section

Name
Club
Grade
Brendan Ogorman
DHSS
154
Graham Ashcroft
Preston
162
Kevin Winter
Bradford
153
Robert Clegg
Huddersfield
151
David Patrick
Calderdale
161
Peter Fisher
Wrexham
136
Bob Stephens
Manningtree
144
Andrew Beswick
Chorlton
111
John Cawston
Yorkshire Terrier
155
Jon Blackburn
Cheddleton
144
Steven Potter
St Helens
150
Douglas Barnett
Crewe
136
Carl Gartside
Macclesfield
153
Martin Burns
none
163
Phil Colville
Macclesfield
153
Michael Carroll
Great Lever
138
Chris Hankey
Newcastle-under-Lyme
155
Niamh Bridgeman
Morecambe
144
Andy Raeburn
Holmes Chapel
161
Vladimir Bovtramovis
Woking
157
Kyle Pelling
Heywood
140
Sam Turner
Newcastle-under-Lyme
122
Mick Connor
Great Lever
147
Joe Hirst
Newcastle-under-Lyme
148
Simon Layhe
Crewe
134
Reg Clucas
Altrincham & Hale
156
Steve Lloyd
Chester
147
Sam Davies
Tiger Chess
164

Intermediate Section

Name
Club
Grade
Paul robert Jackson
None
118
David Price
Crewe
119
Dennis Bonner
Telepost
107
Alan Kelly
Wallasey
108
Julian Hawthorne
Fenton
128
Murdo Mclaurin
Edinburgh University
122
John Sutcliffe
Chester
126
Paul Billington
Telepost
none
Stan Lovell
Braille C A
120
Michael Horne
Presteigne
123
Stuart Hull
Fenton
94
Sandra Blackburn
Cheddleton
112
Ernest Wilkinson
Fenton
96
Stephen Chadaway
Olton
132
Martin p Murphy
Denton
113
Leslie Fancourt
Derby
103
Chris p Smith
Thornbury
107
Matthew Bridgeman
Morecambe
123
Terry Sullivan
Hebden Bridge
105
Daniel Hilditch-love
Newport Shrops
105
Lukasz Michalek,
Crewe
110
Farhad Amir-afshari
None
121
Andrew Carter
None
97
Alex Robinson
Worsley
128
Khalid Khokhar
Northenden
113
Paul Bamford
East Cheshire
121
Garry Jackson
Northenden
113
Michael Harper
Gambit
121
David Gilbert
DHSS
127
Nicholas Wright
Newcastle-u-Lyme
112
Richard Szwajkun
Telford
130
Neville Layhe
Crewe
126

Minor Section

Name
Club
Grade
Nigel Gardner
CREWE
89
Peter j Hughes
mutual circle
104
Steve Wilson
Telepost Shrewsbury
92
Martin Chadwick
Meir
74
Martin Ayres
Telepost Shrewsbury
68
Alan Riddle
Limewood & Scarcroft
75
Patrick Coleman
Lytham S A
104
Derek Whitehurst
Fenton
104
Phillip Payne
Great Lever
78
Andrew Mcculloch
Giffnock
84
Joseph Bussell
Holmes Chapel
88
Phil Love
Newport, Shropshire
102
Adam Miller
Wallasey
87
Philip Wright
Crewe
75
George Jelliss
Crewe
66
Lucas Chan
3cs
96
Ken Gorman
Poulton
101
Brian Slater
Bolton
75
Stuart Hamilton
Rhyl and Prestatyn
72
Margaret Gretton
Gambit
98
Steve Szwajkun
Telford
94
Robert Stokes
Scunthorpe
98
Richard Bohm
Bury
78
Gary Mccausland
Northern Ireland
79
Dylan Whitney
Newcastle under Lyme
76





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Thank you for entering the 2019 Crewe Chess Congress. Your entry will appear in the table of current entrants now, but you will not be officially entered until 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.