42nd Kidlington Chess Tournament

The 42nd annual Kidlington Chess Tournament will be held at Exeter Hall, Kidlington, on Saturday & Sunday 2 & 3 February 2019.

There are 4 sections: Open, Under 180, Under 145 & Under 120. The prize fund has been increased this year and is over £2000. As usual, there is a fine bookstall provided by Chess Direct, and refreshments are once again provided by Hackett’s Catering.

Full details and conditions of entry can be found under the ‘Kidlington 2019’ tab on the tournament website (https://kidlingtonchess.org.uk/), where you may also either (i) enter the tournament online (paying your entry fee via PayPal) or (ii) download a hard copy of the entry form to print out, fill in and send to me at the address indicated together with a cheque for the appropriate amount.

Last year we reached the maximum number of entrants we could accommodate the weekend before the tournament and could take no further entries. To avoid possible disappointment, therefore, please don’t leave it till the last moment to enter. (You may also deduct a £2 discount if I receive your entry no later than 11 January.)

You are warmly invited to enter the tournament and enjoy an interesting weekend of chess. If you cannot play in the tournament, you are welcome to come along at some point during the weekend to watch the chess, explore the bookstall, and enjoy the refreshments.

Gerard O’Reilly

(Organizer, Kidlington Chess Tournament)

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