e2e4 Crawley Summer Bank Holiday Congress
26th - 29th August 2016
Arora Hotel, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 6LW
Open : A 7 round FIDE rated open swiss for
players of all strengths and nationalities.
U2000 : A 7 round FIDE rated swiss for
players of any nationality rated below 2050 (180 ECF).
A 7 round FIDE rated swiss for players of any nationality
rated below 1700 (140 ECF).
Prize fund of £2,500
London Gatwick International
26th - 30th
Crowne Plaza, London-Gatwick Airport, Langley Drive, Crawley, RH11
GM norm : Offers players the opportunity to play for GM and IM norm in two 10 play all play all sections.
GM norm section now full!
IM Norm : Players rated over 2050 can play the IM norm section, as can those who have qualified via the Challengers.
IM norm section now full!
Challengers : is open to players rated over 1900, or graded above 150 ECF, or qualified from a previous Major. Players will be placed in groups of approximately equal strength. The winner of each challengers section will qualify for the next Masters event free of charge..
is open to all players rated below 2000 (or graded below 165 ECF) who want to play 9 competitive FIDE rated games of chess in a friendly atmosphere with the opportunity to gain those all important rating points or obtain their first ever FIDE rating. Players will be placed in groups according to rating / grade so that all the players in a group are of a similar strength.