University Of Northampton
Hosted in the Creative hub - Town Hall space
An excellent venue with capacity for up to 150 players.
Separate spacious post analysis area(See lobby Picture)
Corner shop within throwing distance and Morrisons 10 minute walk
Hotel on site with reduced rates for participants (https://www.sunleyhotel.com/)
Virtual Tour Available - https://tour.northampton.ac.uk/just-explore/nene-square-2
University of Northampton
Waterside Campus, University Dr, Northampton NN1 5PH, United Kingdom
(Hosted in the Creative hub)
Northampton Railway Station is one hour by train from both London Euston and Birmingham New Street.
Then to catch a Bus visitors should walk to the Drapery and catch the 19/19A service to Waterside or you can walk to the campus.
5 rounds to be played, 3 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday.
The time control will be 60m+30s per move. There is an option to take 2 half point buys, not including the final round.
(1) 10.30am to 1.30pm
(2) 2.00pm to 5.00pm
(3) 5.30pm to 8.30pm
(4) 11.00am to 2pm
(5) 2.30pm to 5.30pm
English Chess Federation Membership Requirement - if you are ENGLISH then you MUST BE A Gold or Platinum member to play.
FIDE and ECF Rated sections Prizes
In the U2400 and U1900 sections -
1st - £150
Rating Prize £80
1st - £120
2nd - £60
Rating prize £60
Other prizes -
Best performing female (Points scored) £60
Prizes will be shared in the results of a tie.