The 2013 Cowley Christmas Blitz will be held on Monday 2 December at Cowley Chess Club (at Rose Hill Methodist Church in the Main Hall downstairs). All chessplayers are welcome.
As usual, there will be ten games (five rounds playing games with both colours). A cash prize will be available for the tournament winner, and lots of other prizes of books, etc., including grading prizes, prizes for juniors in various age groups, for the best slow starter, etc.
N.B. Donations of (non-alcoholic) prizes will be gratefully received.
Round 1 will start at 7:15pm sharp. Players who haven’t registered their entry in advance should do their utmost to register no later than 7pm at the venue on the night if they, to enable pairing cards to be written and the first round draw to be completed promptly. Prizegiving will be at approximately 9:45pm. (It will be possible for young juniors for whom a 9:45pm finish is too late to play in either two rounds [8:05pm finish approx.] or four rounds [8:55pm finish approx.] if this is arranged in advance.)
Entry fee: £3, to be paid when you arrive on the night. We will also be happy to receive donations for the Lester Millin Memorial Fund.
Please register your entry in advance if possible (it helps us to make a prompt start) by sending an email to [email protected] giving the following information:
Grade (Standard-play rather than Rapidplay if you have one):
Age at 1st September 2013 if under 18:
Finally, if the entrant is a junior who can play in only the first two (or the first four) rounds, please specify which.
Advance registrations by email can be accepted until 3pm on Monday 2 December.