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Scottish Chess Championships 2015

Scottish Chess Championships 2015The 122nd Scottish Championship and International Open will take place at the Tom Fleming Centre in Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh on July 11-19, 2015.

The event will be a 9-round Swiss title norm opportunities. Play shall be governed by the 2014 FIDE Laws of Chess. Accelerated pairings will be used in the first three rounds.

Rate of Play: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes with an additional 30 seconds with each move. All rounds start at 1pm each day.

Entry fees:

– (W)GMs, (W)IMs and (W)FMs Entry Free until 30 June
– Others £60 if by 30 April, £90 by 30 June, £100 thereafter.

Prizes:

1st £2000, 2nd £1000, 3rd £500, 4th £300, 5th £200
+£100 rating prizes
Scottish Titles Champion £750,
Senior 50 (aged 50 before 01/01/2016) £200,
Senior 65 (aged 65 before 01/01/2016) £200,
Junior £200 Boy/Girl £100 (01/01/1997 or after).

Scottish entrants to championship events must be members of Chess Scotland.

Registration through the official website

Tournament Director & Chief Arbiter
Alex McFarlane (IA)

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