South Shields Blitz 2023

We are putting our usual summer blitz on the Sunday 2nd July at the Word.

9 rounds, 5 minutes + 2 second increment, FIDE rated, £10 entry fee, generous prizes (first 3, plus grading prizes plus best junior and best senior), 11 am start, should finish about 3pm, byes available for up to the first 4 rounds to accommodate players who can’t play until after lunch

Enter by emailing We’ll send you the club’s bank details so you can pay online. Or if you prefer you can pay on the day. If you are not already registered with FIDE then we will also need your date of birth for registration.

Keep an eye on entries here.