2nd Crewe Rapidplay

Sunday May 19th 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.


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.


For all seections: 1st: £150 - 2nd: £90 - 3rd: £40 - Grading Prize: £30

The Small Print



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


20 minutes + 10 seconds per move.

Entry fee applying to all four sections:


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.


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

Crewe RapidPlay online entry form:

£25.00 - Adult
£21.00 - Under 18 (on 1/5/2019)
Discount for early payment: -£5.00
(Payment must be recieved before 12/5/2019)

Total: £0.00

Submit Form

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

A note for your diary

The next standard play congress is planned for 11th October 2019 at the same welcoming venue.

Current Entrants

Open Section


Major Section


Intermediate Section


Minor Section



Registration successful, your reference number is

Please include your reference number with your payment or any correspondence.

Thank you for entering the 2nd Crewe RapidPlay. 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 Rapidplay 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.