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Edinburgh Chess Congress 2013

The Edinburgh Congress 2013 is scheduled to take place from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April 2013 at the George Heriot’s School, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh.

Events
1. Premier – Open (the event will be FIDE Rated. All entrants must be a member of a National Chess Association.)
2. Challengers – Grading limit 1900/172
3. Major – Grading limit 1700/152
4. Bishops – Grading limit 1500/132
5. Knights – Grading limit 1300/112

Rate of play: 30 moves in 90 minutes followed by quickplay finish of 30 minutes.
Friday, Round 1 – 18.30 to 22.30
Saturday, Round 2 – 10.00 to 14.00
Saturday, Round 3 – 15.00 to 19.00
Sunday, Round 4 – 10.00 to 14.00
Sunday, Round 5 – 15.00 to 19.00

George Heriot's School

Prizes

Premier:
1st Prize £500
2nd Prize £250
Grading prizes 2 x £50

Other events:
1st Prize £150
2nd Prize £70
Grading Prize 1 x £30

Additional Prizes:
Giant Killing and Best Game, £30 for each prize
Edinburgh Evening News Cup – This will be presented to the highest placed junior, in the Premier, under 18 on the 12 April 2013 normally resident in Scotland. A prize of £30 will also be awarded.

Entry fee in all events is £26

Congress Director:
Jim Wallace
Tel 01383 722 572
james.wallace@talk21.com

Entries Secretary:
Dick Heathwood
Tel 0131 453 3000
60 Baberton Crescent
Juniper Green
Edinburgh
EH14 5BP
chessentries@gmail.com

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