Club Championships 2019

The final round of the leagues for most teams is unusually late this year on Sunday May 19th so the club championships will kick off in advance of conclusion of the leagues
There will be 3 sections (depending on entry numbers) based on the latest published icu ratings.
A: 1500 +
B: 1200 – 1599
C: up to 1199
In the interests of best competition sections may be amalgamated or players may be floated up a section, at the discretion of the controller.
  • Open to all current members of Rathmines Chess Club
  • 5 or 6 round swiss depending on entry
  • 1 game per week
  • Rate of play 90mins + 15secs increment per move or 105mins all moves (quickplay finish rules apply)  if agreed by both players
  • ICU Rated – including an opportunity for unrated members to get on the rating list
  • Entry fee of €5 – to be paid to John Maher
  • Last year’s champions may play in higher section
  • In the event of a tie for first place the champion will be the determined by rapid play-off (25mins each, unrated) to take place on the Thursday immediately following the final roundThe schedule is as follows:

round 1: Thursday April25th provisionally, following rounds TBD depending on BEA matches

All rounds start at 7.30pm.

Entries by as soon as possible to controller, Tony Bermingham, in any of the following ways:

reply to this post, or
email rathmineschessclub@gmail.com, or
on notice in club, or
directly to Tony

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3 Responses to Club Championships 2019

  1. Niall Whelan says:

    Hi Tony
    I’ll play
    Niall Whelan

  2. David Goggins says:

    Tony
    Please put my name down for this

  3. sotiris says:

    Hi Tony,
    I ll play as well
    thanks
    Sotiris

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