GRADES AND REFUSAL OF ENTRY
The organisers will have access to Grading Lists,
and reserve the right to assign players to specific
tournaments or to refuse entry.
LATE FEES
There is a late fee of 4 for entries postmarked after
Sunday 15th January 2006, and a late fee of 6 for
entries received at the Congress, on the door.
ARRIVAL
Early arrival is advised so that we can ensure
pleasant playing conditions. This is particularly
relevant to those not yet regestered or paid.
REPAIRING AND LATE ARRIVALS
Those players without an opponent will be repaired
30 minutes after the start of the round. The rate of
play will be adjusted accordingly.We will endeavour
to ensure all players get a game, even where there
is an odd number.
Players not present after 30 minutes, will be deemed
to have lost by default unless a suitable pairing can
still be made.
HALF POINT BYE
A half point bye will be granted in any of Rounds 1 to
4, if requested on the entry form.
PRIZES
The organisers reserve the right to alter the prizes if
the entries deem this appropriate.
No player can be awarded more than one prize.
No ungraded player may win a grading prize.
In the event of a tie, cash prizes will be shared.
ENQUIRIES
Any question relating to the Congress should be
addressed to Malcolm Harding by telephone 01788-
561474 or e-mail: barnetchess@yahoo.co.uk
RATE OF PLAY
42 moves in 105 minutes, then 15 minutes to
complete the game.
TIMES OF ROUND
Round 1. Saturday 21 January 9.30 am
Round 2. Saturday 21 January 2.00 pm
Round 3. Saturday 21 January 6.30 pm
Round 4. Sunday 22 January 10.00 am
Round 5. Sunday 22 January 2.30 pm
All sections are Swiss Tournaments and players
will be expected to play in all rounds.
PRIZEGIVING
This will be as soon as possible after the close of
the final round, expected to be approximately
7.00 pm on the Sunday.
BOOKSTALL
This will be provided during the Congress by
Tournament Chess Supplies
CANTEEN
This will be open during the Congress for light
refreshments.
BARNET ELIZABETHANS CHESS CLUB
Meets at Barnet Conservative Club, 33 High
Street, Barnet, each Monday from 7.30 pm.
SMOKING - There is No Smoking in the playing
room or the canteen. There is a however a
designated area outside the canteen. Please
dispose of cigarette ends in the litter bins provided.
DISPUTES
In the event of a dispute, the decision of the
Tournament Controller on all interpretations of
the rules is final.
22nd Barnet Chess Congress
ENTRY FORM 21 & 22 January 2006
Please send entries to: Malcolm Harding,
30 Grasmere Close, Brownsover, Rugby, Warks. CV21 1LW
Telephone 01788 561474.
E-mail barnetchess@yahoo.co.uk
Name:
Address
Postcode:
E-mail:
Date of Birth (for grading)
Telephone
Club/School
Grade
BCF Number
I Enclose:
Premier (20)*
Intermediate (18)*
Minor (16)*
Late Fee (4)
Door Fee (6)
MS Donation**
Less BCF Member (2)
Less Junior (3)
TOTAL
*Pupils of QE Boys School may pay half-price.
(but no further discount will be allowed)
**Barnet Chess Congress supports Barnet Multiple
Sclerosis Society, to whom all donations will be passed
Please make cheque payable to:
BARNET ELIZABETHANS CHESS CLUB.
Bye required? Round.
PREMIER TOURNAMENT
For players graded 210 and below - entry fee 20
Prizes 125, 75, 40. Grading prize (185 and
below) 40.
INTERMEDIATE TOURNAMENT
For players graded 160 and below - entry fee 18
Prizes 80, 60, 40. Grading prize (135 and
below) 40.
MINOR TOURNAMENT
For players graded 110 and below - entry fee 16
Prizes 70, 50, 30
This tournament is recommended for newcomers
to competitive chess.
BCF Direct members may deduct 2 from the
entry fees.
Juniors (born since 31/8/1987) may deduct 3
from entry fees.
QE Boys School Pupils may enter for half the
adult fee. A prize will be presented for the best
performance by a QE School Pupil.
22ND
Barnet
Chess
Congress
A British Chess Federation
Grand Prix (x2) Event
At: Queen Elizabeth's Boys' School,
Queens Road, Barnet, Herts
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd January 2006
The Hadley Hotel
113 Hadley Road, New
Barnet, Herts. EN5 5QN
Tel: 020 8449 0161
Fax: 020 8441 0329
PLAY CHESS ON THE WEB
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Specialist dry cleaners and launderers
50 High Street, Barnet,
Hertfordshire EN5 5SJ
Tel/Fax: 020 8364 9800