Staffs
SJCA
Congresses

Congress news

2010
National knockout

2008
Walsall Kipping Rapidplay

2006
British Blitz

2004
Wolverhampton

Macmillan Cancer Support
Chess Knockout Contest 2010

If you enjoy chess and would like to help a worthy cause, this could have been the contest for you.  All Profits went to Macmillan Cancer Support. This was a national competition so anyone could enter - wherever you live.

Once you sent in your entry form, you were sent details of who your opponent is.  In the early rounds, you were drawn against opponents from your own county/region.  In each game, you had an hour to make all your moves.  The winner of each game went through to the next round.

There were three separate sections.  In September, the last 16 players in each section met in the Chasetown, Staffs for the one-day national final.

If you had a grade,

  • The Open section was for players of any rating and the best players.
  • The Major section was for players graded under 160,
  • The Minor section was for players graded under 120.

In the event of a dispute, the arbiters were: Andrew Moore and Matthew Carr.

Prizes

  • First Place £250
  • Second Place £130
  • Third Prize £70
  • Fourth Prize £50
Prizes are subject to change at the organiserís discression.

Simultaneous
On the day of the finals, a noted player was due to give simultaneous display at the venue.  Entry to this was £5.

Entry forms
The 2010 Macmillan Cancer Support Chess Knockout Contest started on:

1st February 2010.

The last 16 players in each section were to compete in the national final on

Saturday
11th September 2010

at:
Chasetown Methodist Church,
Lawnswood Avenue,
Chasetown,
Staffordshire
WS7 4YE
.

 
Macmillan Cancer Support.
Retreat Street,
Wolverhampton.

01902 312460

Chess logo

If you have any comments or queries about this archive website, contact

Feedback

 

Top of Page