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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Announcement: Alf Newman Memorial Quickplay Chess Tournament - Louth


SATURDAY 26th MAY 2012

Louth Chess Club
St James’ Church House
6 Upgate
LN11 9ET


Doors Open                              9.30
Round 1                                    10.00-10.50
Round 2                                    11.00-11.50
Round 3                                    12.00-12.50
Lunch Break                              13.00-14.00
Round 4                                    14.00-14.50
Round 5                                    15.00-15.50
Round 6                                    16.00-16.50
Prize giving                               17.00

Entry fees are £8 per adult and £4 per child (a child is counted as being under 16 on 1/9/11). All entry fees will be returned as prizes. Please note there will be a penalty fee of £2 for entries postmarked after 21st May. Early entry to the tournament is advised as the venue has limited capacity. It may not be possible to accept entries on the day.

Please send entries to John Grasham, 2 Kidgate Court, Louth, LN11 9BF. All cheques should be made payable to LOUTH CHESS CLUB. For more information or extra entry forms please contact John Grasham on 07707624975 or jcgrasham@hotmail.co.uk

Please give the age of any players under 16 at the start of the current school year and the grading of any graded players. Please include your postal address, although entries will only be acknowledged if either an email address or a stamped, addressed envelope is enclosed.

Each player will have 25 minutes on the clock to complete all moves, i.e. a game lasts a maximum of 50 minutes.

The prizes are the Alf Newman memorial shield and at least £50 for the winner. There are also cash prizes for second place, third place and two grading prizes dependant on entrants grading. In the event of a tie cash prizes will be shared. Also the Nottingham Building Society Shield will be awarded to the highest ranked player affiliated to Louth who has not won it before. Cash prizes are dependent on the number of entries received.

Coffee, tea, squash & biscuits will be available free of charge. No other food will be provided. Parking is not permitted directly outside the venue but there are plenty of car parks and side streets around the town.

Please note: In all matters concerning the tournament, the decision of the controller shall be final and binding on all players. The congress committee reserves the right to refuse any entry, although such applicants will be notified.

Name(s)                                                 Grade (if any)   Club (if any)                             Age (if under 16 on 1/9/10)

I enclose a cheque for £           made payable to Louth Chess Club
Contact name, email address (please write clearly) and phone number:

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