2022 Local Events

Saturday 15rd and Sunday 16th October 2022 – Bury St Edmunds Chess Congress
Moreton Hall Community Centre, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7EE
An ECF Grand Prix event and an East Anglian Grand Prix event.
A 5 round Swiss Tournament with 3 sections –
Open, Major (u1900) and Minor (u1600).
Rate of play: All moves in 90 minutes plus 15 seconds per move from move 1.
See website for more details and entry.

2021 Local Events

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th October 2021 – Bury St Edmunds Chess Congress
Moreton Hall Community Centre, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7EE
An ECF Grand Prix event and an East Anglian Grand Prix event.
A 5 round Swiss Tournament with 3 sections –
Open, Major (u1900) and Minor (u1600).
Rate of play: All moves in 90 minutes plus 15 seconds per move from move 1.
See website for more details and entry.

2020 Local Events

Essex ONLINE Championship 2020
An ECF online standard rated 5 round Swiss tournament(s) in July and August open to those with an association with Essex.

• Closing date for entries midnight on 4 th July
• Open and grade (ECF Jan 2020) limited sections according to entry
• 5 round Swiss played during July and August 2020
• G60’/15” (all moves in 60 minutes with 15 second increments from the start)
• ECF online standard rated
• Individual challenges in live chess on chess.com platform
• Games played on or by mutual agreement before default date and time
• Default date and time – Mondays at 7pm
• R1 13 July; R2 20 July; R3 03 August; R4 17 August; R5 31 August
• Parings published day following default date
• Parings, usernames, results, standings and cross table available from ECA website
• Player communications through chess.com messaging and Control communications
through Chess.com Club “Essex Chess Association”
• ECA Online Policy and ECF OFPAC Rules apply.

Click here for details and entry form.

Bury St Edmunds Congress ———- CANCELLED due to Coronavirus Outbreak

—— CANCELLED due to Coronavirus Outbreak —–
Friday 5th June – Sunday 7th June 2020– East Anglian Chess Union
FIDE-rated Chess Congress at King Edward VII Memorial Hall, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8JP

A 5 round Swiss Tournament with 3 sections – FIDE-rated Open, Major (under 1975 FIDE-rated and under-170 ECF, Minor under (under 130 ECF)
All three sections are part of the EACU Marcus Misson Memorial 2019-20 Grand Prix
Rate of play: 40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by15 minutes to finish the game, with an increment of 15 seconds per move from move 1.
Click here for details and entry form.

2019 Local Events

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th October 2019 – Bury St Edmunds Chess Congress at The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3BA
An ECF Grand Prix and an East Anglian Grand Prix event.
A 5 round Swiss Tournament with 4 sections –
Open, Major (u170), Intermediate (u140) and Minor (u110).
Rate of play: all moves in 90 minutes plus 15 seconds per move from move 1.
See website for more details and entry.

Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June 2019– East Anglian Chess Union
FIDE-rated Chess Congress at King Edward VII Memorial Hall, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8JP

A 5 round Swiss Tournament with 3 sections – FIDE-rated Open (part of the
2019 British Championship Qualifying Grand Prix), ECF under 170, ECF under 130
Rate of play: 40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by15 minutes to finish the game, with an increment of 15 seconds per move from move 1.
Click here for details and entry form.

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24th March 2019 – East Anglian Chess Union Closed Championships at Whittlesford Memorial Hall, Mill Lane, Whittlesford,
Cambridgeshire, CB22 4NE

The 2019 EACU Individual Championships, incorporating the EACU Junior Championships, is open only to EACU players.
5 round Swiss, Tournament with 3 sections – Open, under 170, under 130
Rate of play: 36 moves in 80 minutes, followed by 10 minutes to finish the
game, with an increment of 15 seconds per move.
Part of the EACU Grand Prix.
Click here for details/eligibility and entry form



Tactics Lambert v Flatt

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