LATEST NEWS: Individual Blitz tournament on Sat 22 Feb 2020 (10am-12:15pm) at America Hall, Exeter

Fans of blitz chess will be pleased to hear that an Individual Blitz tournament will be taking place at America Hall in Exeter on the morning of Saturday 22 February 2020 (10am-12:15pm), prior to the DCCA Team Quickplay tournament (which takes place in the afternoon at the same venue – see here).
The Individual Blitz tournament will run 10am-12:15pm (registration 9:45am), and will comprise 7 rounds of fast chess at a time control of 4min+3sec increment for the game. The event will be managed by international arbiter Tom Thorpe via computer-generated pairings.
Entry is £5 (or £3 for juniors), and we are delighted to announce that 100% of entry fees will be redistributed as prizes. The exact prize structure will depend on entry numbers.
To register to play, simply send an email to – ideally by Tue 18 Feb 2020, please!
Note: We intend to make a prompt start at 10am, so please be sure to arrive by 9:45am to register. If you are also playing in the DCCA Team Quickplay in the afternoon, you may wish to bring along a packed lunch (although there is a convenience store located around 7 minutes’ walk from the venue).
The address of the venue is: America Hall (Pinhoe Community Centre), De La Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 8PX.

Entries received so far (20 Feb 2020):

Nicky Bacon
Eddie Baker
Carl Bracey
Mo Bracey
Alan Brusey
Mark Cockerton
Ivan Gerasimenko
Paul Hampton
Jos Haynes
Graham Hillman
Ray Hunt
Michael Joy
Tim Joyce
Joergan Nielsen
Martin Quinn
Tim Paulden
Tim Starkey
Danny Williamson

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Photo: The spacious America Hall in Exeter – an ideal venue for chess.
We hope to host many more events here in the months and years ahead!