e2e4 Chess runs what are widely regarded as the best chess tournaments in
the UK. We were featured on
Chessbase - read the article here.
London Gatwick International
26th - 30th
Crowne Plaza, London-Gatwick Airport, Langley Drive, Crawley, RH11
GM & IM norm : Offers players the opportunity to play for GM and IM norm in two 10 play all play all sections. Players rated over 2050 can play the IM norm section, as can those who have qualified via the Challengers.
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.