Windermere Primary School, Windermere Avenue, St Albans AL1 5QP
This is a first round qualification tournament of the Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge for players who have not qualified through their own school or club’s tournament, and were under 11 years of age on 31st August 2018.
Top performing boys and girls will qualify (separately) to the Megafinals in each of the age groups:
Players in the under-12 to under-18 age categories are not required to participate in a qualifying tournament and may enter directly at the MegaFinals.
There will be 7 rounds in which players will be paired against each other using Swiss Pairing Rules. It is NOT a knock-out competition. The first round will begin at 12.45pm.
The rate of play will be 15 minutes per player.
The tournament is limited to a maximum of 40 players.
Hertfordshire Megafinal, the next stage of the UK Chess Challenge, will take place at St George’s School, Harpenden, on Saturday 4th May 2019.
Players should enter by email to HSCA@gmx.com, with the following information:
3. Age at beginning of current school year
4. Name of school attended
5. Mobile telephone number
6. email address
Entry Fee is £5, payable on day of competition.
Cheques should be made payable to Hertfordshire Schools Chess Association
Delancey Chess Challenge website: https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/
Delancey Chess Challenge rules (2018): https://www.delanceyukschoolschesschallenge.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Rules-v06062018.pdf
HSCA website: http://hsca-chess.com/
The organisers accept no responsibility for any loss, theft or accident during an event. Adult supervision will only be provided in the tournament hall. Parents are responsible for their children during the event, and agree to the terms and conditions in this entry form as a condition of entry, and that player’s results and grading information may be published to the internet.