#Chess Tournaments this week 4/1- 10/1, Hendon Blitz, Golders Green Rapidplay, Hastings

A short summary of tournaments coming up next week, compiled by Ben Edgell (ECF Publicity Officer):

4/1- 5/1 is the Hastings New Year Tournament, held at Horntye Park Sports Complex, Hastings TN34 1EX. For more information on this congress please contact Con Power on conpowr@aol.com, or visit http://www.hastingschess.org.uk
There is also the last 2 rounds of the Hastings International Congress at the same venue, where GM Chris Ward will be providing commentary, for anyone wishing to spectate. The commentary starts at 14.45 each afternoon.

7/1 is the First Thursday of the month Hendon Blitz, (open to all) held at 7.30pm at the Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, Golders Green, London NW11 7QG. For more information contact Adam Raoof on adamraoof@gmail.com or visit http://www.hendonchessclub.com/blitz/

8/1- 9/1 is the South Wales Winter Congress, held at Chepstow Leisure Centre. I couldn't find an email contact for the organiser, but http://www.welshchessunion.co.uk is the entry form for this tournament.

8/1- 10/1 is the Fulprint 23rd York Congress, held at Oaklands Sports Centre, Cornlands Road, Acomb, York YO24 3DX. Again, no email address listed for the organiser that I can see, but
http://www.yorkchess.co.uk/downloads/Fu ... d_York.pdf is the entry form.

9/1- 10/1 is a Long Play Congress, held at 84-90 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 3BA. For more information and a link to the entry form, visit http://www.ccfworld.com/Chess/Adult%20C ... 0_info.htm

9/1-10/1 is the Wrekin Chess Congress, held at Madeley Court Sports Centre, Court Street, Madeley, Telford TF7 5DZ. For more information contact Richard Thompson on richardg.thompson@btinternet.com and for the entry form: http://www.englishchess.org.uk/images/s ... rm2010.pdf

9/1 is the Golders Green Rapidplay, held at Golders Green Parish Church Hall, West Heath Drive, Golders Green, London NW11 7QG. For more information contact Adam Raoof on adamraoof@gmail.com or visit http://goldersgreenchess.blogspot.com/ to enter online.

10/1 is the Richmond Rapidplay, held at The White House, The Avenue, Hampton, TW12 3RN. For more information contact James Coleman on rapidplay@aol.com or visit http://www.surreyrapidchess.org/

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