The Edinburgh Congress 2013 is scheduled to take place from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April 2013 at the George Heriot’s School, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh.
1. Premier – Open (the event will be FIDE Rated. All entrants must be a member of a National Chess Association.)
2. Challengers – Grading limit 1900/172
3. Major – Grading limit 1700/152
4. Bishops – Grading limit 1500/132
5. Knights – Grading limit 1300/112
Rate of play: 30 moves in 90 minutes followed by quick play finish of 30 minutes.
Friday, Round 1 – 18.30 to 22.30
Saturday, Round 2 – 10.00 to 14.00
Saturday, Round 3 – 15.00 to 19.00
Sunday, Round 4 – 10.00 to 14.00
Sunday, Round 5 – 15.00 to 19.00
1st Prize £500
2nd Prize £250
Grading prizes 2 x £50
1st Prize £150
2nd Prize £70
Grading Prize 1 x £30
Giant Killing and Best Game, £30 for each prize
Edinburgh Evening News Cup – This will be presented to the highest placed junior, in the Premier, under 18 on the 12 April 2013 normally resident in Scotland. A prize of £30 will also be awarded.
Entry fee in all events is £26
Tel 01383 722 572
Tel 0131 453 3000
60 Baberton Crescent
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