South Shields Chess Club invite you all to come to The Word Central Library to spend a few hours and play some BLITZ Chess. The competition will be Fide Rated. Many people will already have a FIDE Reference number , but if not all we require is your Date of Birth ,

We intend to run a 9 round competition , starting at 11 am and finishing about 3 pm, with a break for lunch . The competition will be in THE ROUND , the top floor exhibition area , you will have fantastic views overlooking the Tyne River .

The building is fully accessible with lifts taking you up to the 4TH Floor . We have a limit up to 50 players so we would advise that you book a place in advance to secure a place. Prize money may vary subject to the actual number of entries on the day.

1st Prize £150
2nd Prize £100
3rd Prize £50

2 x grading prize of £30 (cut-offs to be decided on the day according to
entry) ,Junior (U18) prize – £20 ,Senior (S65) prize – £20

Maximum of one prize per entrant.

Advertised start time: 11 am — we will there from 10am .
Time control: 5+2 (game in 5 minutes with a 2 second increment)

Email for entries: and any more information you may require about the event

Entry fee £10 .. Option to pay CASH on the day but please advise that you are entering , and we can also give you the option on paying by bank transfer prior to the event to save time. Bank details to follow later.

Free Parking at The Mill Dam Car Park – Across from The Customs House  ( some bays say 3 hours limit – most do not, please choose carefully )

 List of Entrants so far

Chess-Results Server – South Shields FIDE Rated Blitz 2022

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