Witney Rapidplay….. Online
We have some good news, the Witney Rapidplay will be going ahead this year and will be online, more details can be found below.
“We’re going online this year!
Date: Sunday 20 September.
Sections: Open, Junior Major, Junior Minor.
Entry fee: £5.00 for ECF members/supporters.
Trophies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, best performance prize in each section.
No of rounds: Six.
Round times: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm.
Time controls: 20 mins + 10 sec increment Open and Junior Major, 10 mins +5 sec increment Junior Minor.
Tie-breaks: sum of progressive scores followed by sum of opponents’ scores.
Rating: Games will be ECF online rated.
Online platform: Lichess.
The entry form can be found here: http://www.witneychess.co.uk/witney_online_entry.htm. The drop-down menu on the Witney Chess Club website has useful stuff like playing online games on Lichess, fair play guidelines, terms and conditions etc.”