CCF provides a range of all types of chess over the Easter weekend to enable players to play a lot of chess but also to have time with their families (for those that want to).  We are running the following events:
*   Long Play Congress (including FIDE Open - British Championship Qualifier)
    Friday 2 (Good Friday) & Saturday 3 April
*   Rapid Play
    Easter Monday - 5 April (10-45am)
*   Blitz
    Easter Monday - 5 April (6-30pm)
*   IM Norm International (10 Player Round Robin)
    Monday 5 April to Friday 9 April
*   FIDE Rated Challengers (10 Player Round Robin)
    Monday 5 April to Friday 9 April

We also have provisional plans for a 12 player round robin "Get Me a FIDE Rating" event over 2 weeks around the end of May.  We would welcome email expressions of interest to

Best wishes

Adam Raoof

ECF Director of Home Chess
FIDE International Organiser & Arbiter
328 Watford Way
Hendon, London NW4 4UY
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Here is a list of FIDE registered tournaments in England. There will be a separate entry for each section of each event (e.g. Golders Green Rapidplay = 4 sections, 4 registrations). If you see any of mine missing, do let me know! 

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Only games where at least one of the players has a published standard FIDE rating will be rated, and included in the rating calculations of the unrated player. Where both players are rated, the game will affect both players and will be included in the calculations for both players.

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