The 2nd Scottish Blitz Championship is an international chess tournament due to be held at Surgeons’ Hall, in Edinburgh, on Saturday 15th June from 9:00am until 5:00pm.
The event will be Fide Blitz rated with official Fide blitz rules applying. The time control will be 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment. There will be 15 rounds of play.
The reigning Scottish Blitz Champion is Fide Master Neil Berry (Edinburgh).
Entry fees: Adult £15 and Student/Junior(U18) £10.
Prize fund is subject to change depending on funding via Kickstarter and level of entries. Expected: 1st £400, 2nd £300, 3rd £200, 4th £100 (total main prize fund £1000) with various grading and junior prizes.
Currently top rated player is IM Helgi Dam Ziska from Faroe Islands.