Extra Event! The Hampstead FIDE Rapidplay, 24-25 August 2013

We are pleased to announce that alongside the usual FIDE rated Hampstead event we are also holding an evening rapidplay on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August.  Usual venue:
Henderson Court Day Centre, 102 Fitzjohn's Ave, London, Greater London NW3 6NS.

This means that you can play two standard games of FIDE rated chess followed by three rated games of rapidplay chess!

There are two rapidplay sections, OPEN and UNDER 1900 (ECF 160)

Prizes: minimum £100 1st, £50 2nd in each section. PLUS the highest eligible player in the OPEN will win the Middlesex County Chess Association Individual Summer Tournament Championship for 2013 and have their name engraved on the Trophy.

There are six rounds over the two evenings - you can take up to two byes over rounds 1-4.

Three rounds 7.30pm-10.00pm Saturday 24th August

and another three 7.30pm-10.00pm on Sunday 25th August. 

20 minutes per player per game.  

All games are FIDE rated and ECF graded for their respective rapidplay lists. 

Entry Fee is £20.00, £18.00 for juniors and members of Hendon Chess Club.



1. 7.30pm to 8.10pm
2. 8.20pm to 9.00pm
3. 9.10pm to a finish


4. 7.30pm to 8.10pm
5. 8.20pm to 9.00pm
6. 9.10pm to a finish

Fill out my online form.This will register you for the RAPIDPLAY event, then you should pay by PayPal here.  If you want to play in the three day standard event use the form on the Hampstead site to register and pay.

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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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