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The 1st WCU Junior Team Blitz

11 Rounds, FIDE Rated

Saturday 2nd March 2024 10:30 am

 

Rate of Play: All moves in 3 minutes with 2 seconds per move added from move 1

 

Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa

Ewenny Road,

Bridgend CF35 5AW

 

All players must be registered with the WCU

Entry Fees and Prizes

£15 per team

Minimum prize fund is £100. Details will be given on the day.

News

The event will finish around 1:30pm

A WCU Event

 

Tournament Director: Kevin Staveley

57, Treharne St., Cwmparc, Rhondda, CF42 6LH

kevin.staveley@btinternet.com

(01443) 772750

Regulations

TEAMS OF 3 PLAYERS

Teams can be made up of players from same club, school or even a

group of friends – there is no restriction.

All players must be born in 2006 or later

 

RATE OF PLAY

All moves in 3 minutes with a 2 second increment from move 1

 

BOARD ORDER

Ratings used will be March 2024 FIDE Blitz and January 2024

WCU Junior Rapidplay List with January WCU Rapidplay list taking

precedence.

Where players have a rating then a player can play above a player with a lower rating provided the difference is 80 points or less.

Teams with unrated players must play in order of strength subject to the above restriction.

 

EVENT WILL BE FIDE RATED

Players without a FIDE registration must give their date of birth to

the organisers on the day of the event so that they can be

registered with FIDE under Wales.

 

BOARD ORDER MUST REMAIN THE SAME THROUGHOUT THE

EVENT

 

MATCH POINTS (1 point for winning team and ½ for a drawn match) will be used for pairings and final standings. Board points will be used for tie-break.